Six Time-Wasters in Procurement

June 18, 2018By Niki ParekhBlog

Could your team use another hand or a few extra hours in the day? It’s easy to feel understaffed in procurement, but maybe more help isn’t the answer: the Hackett Group found that world class procurement departments have 27% fewer employees. Instead, maybe time sinks are plaguing procurement departments. Using Time More Wisely Smaller teams … Read More

Three things CPOs should stop doing… NOW.

June 11, 2018By Niki ParekhBlog

Every sourcing team has limited bandwidth, and a Chief Procurement Officer’s work is never done. So it’s worth examining what is NOT required of the job. As procurement’s role becomes more strategic and AI tools enter the daily life of sourcing professionals, avoiding the wrong activities can be just as important as doing the right … Read More