Jim Bureau

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Jim Bureau is CEO of JAGGAER, which celebrates 25 years in business this year. Jim is responsible for the company’s overall vision to transcend customer experience by providing intuitive and intelligent spend management solutions that allow clients to transform their supply chain. 

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There’s no doubt 2021 will be a pivotal year for every business. As we think about what’s next for the procurement function, let’s first appreciate how far we’ve come.
Jan 05, 2021    0

Twenty-five years ago, the internet was in its dial-up infancy, businesses still relied on fax machines and procurement was considered solely a back-office, cost-cutting function that controlled the organization’s purse strings.

But times have certainly changed. This past year alone has proven procurement plays a key role in organizational resilience. Due to COVID-19, teams have had to navigate some of the most widespread and severe supply disruptions and cash issues we’...