Purvee Kondal

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Purvee Kondal is a Senior Director at Globality, an advisory board member at RampRate, a Nomination Committee member for the Athena Rising Foundation Fellowship, an Athena Alliance member, and a National Association of Corporate Directors Accelerate program participant. She is a seasoned executive with over 15 years of experience leading transformational changes at notable organizations such as Johnson & Johnson, Capgemini, General Electric, and Ross Stores.

She helps companies identify value and improve efficiencies for Procurement, Sourcing, and Vendor Management functions through collaboration, innovation, diversity, and partnerships. She was recently nominated for "Transformation Leader of the Year" by the Women in IT Summit & Awards Series.

Purvee holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from San Jose State University.

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Supplier Diversity
Feb 10, 2021    0

2020 brought us a time of reflection on many fronts, from how we eat to how we prioritize, how we think, how we get from point A to point B, to focusing on what matters. Diversity is one of the elements that came to the forefront in 2020 for many people and organizations.

As an immigrant and a minority woman, I never thought that we would be at this place in my lifetime where an open discussion of diversity occurs because I have seen how much of it was shunned systematically in the...

Artificial intelligence (AI) is shaping our future and becoming integrated into our lives, both at home and work.
Jan 16, 2021    0

The Future With Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is shaping our future and becoming integrated into our lives, both at home and work. With it come many fears about what it means to jobs, humans and our future.

First, let’s put our minds at ease around the fear of tech run amok. We are incredibly far away from a Terminator chasing us. Now, let's focus on the idea that we can positively shape AI to our benefit. 

Government’s...

With the explosive data growth today, increased computer processing power, and strengthened AI technology foundations, the time is now to make AI a competitive advantage for any organization.
Oct 12, 2020    0

Artificial Intelligence and the Pandemic

Artificial Intelligence (AI) defines the 21st century, impacting and driving transformation across every business and industry. With the new norms thrust upon us due to the pandemic, businesses and industries have had to find ways to transform overnight. Previously, it may have taken several years for an organization to make an incremental change or improvement.

In 2020, these same organizations had to pivot within days to weeks...

Embrace a new norm and hope for a change that leads to transforming the Chief Procurement Officer role into a Chief Partner Officer.
Oct 10, 2020    0

Cause and Effect of Past Practices

To continue our discussion from Part 1, let's consider the roles of cause and effect on evolving Procurement practices.  

Suppose an organization installed a Finance procurement overseer that does not have domain or market knowledge. This overseer will not be well-positioned to lead...

Within your organization, have an open dialogue to explore how Procurement and the CPO role can evolve.
Sep 30, 2020    0

Procurement Sentiment and Observations

During this pandemic, many organizational CEOs and Board members have become aware of and startled by the inefficiencies and bureaucracies in their Procurement organizations. C-suite executives discovered their organizations were in predicaments with deep and broad implications none of us had previously fathomed. Most of us never imagined we’d need to find new suppliers, support, or transition from current ones to...

The adoption of blockchain technology can become the framework to solve supply chain issues from the point of origin of the raw materials to when it reaches end-of-life.
Aug 28, 2020    0

Given the attention on Bitcoin, the underlying blockchain technology has been brought to the forefront for organizations looking to explore the benefits and feasibility of managing the supply chain. The level of trust, transparency, and efficiency promised by this technology opens the possibility of revolutionizing how we handle transactions.  

With the successes of Ethereum and the popularity of...

To reap the benefits of AI, piloting a Proof of Concept (known as a PoC) is a logical first step to building your own AI models or solutions.
Aug 05, 2020    0

Historically, for organizations looking to improve their top or bottom line and gain competitive advantage, leveraging technology has always been considered. As we enter the next industrial revolution, Artificial Intelligence (AI) in our future is no exception. The interest and benefits of AI increase significantly across all industries and functions. The rewards continue to be meaningful for any organization looking to gain productivity and competitive advantage using AI.  

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IT Deal Negotiations
Apr 06, 2020    0

What’s the biggest challenge in IT deal-making?

Understanding ownership of the process, and what role everyone is playing. This must be clear from the outset. Some organizations are not relationship-driven and rely on the top person, relegating the rest of the team to the sideline. This presents problems, because the team is only involved at the last minute, and by then, it’s too late for them to be effective.

Without a sustained focus on internal collaboration,...

AI procurement digital transformation
Mar 11, 2020    0

Most people in procurement are nowhere near using AI yet.  Why not?

Forward-thinking companies are deploying it to create competitive advantages now. According to Gartner, only about 7% of CIOs had AI identified as a priority in 2018, but by 2019, the number jumped to 40%. For Chief Procurement Officers, this number is likely smaller since many don’t realize that bringing AI to procurement can pay big – and fast – dividends, with very little investment. While...