Sarah Scudder

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Sarah Scudder is President of Real Sourcing Network (RSN), a print e-sourcing tool software company. She has grit. She has spunk. Sarah is the youngest executive to ever serve on the board for the Print Services and Distribution Association (PSDA). She is the CEO and founder of the Young Innovators Group. Sarah leads the annual Young Innovators National Conference and co-hosts Career Conversations, a weekly podcast. She interviews entrepreneurs, business and community leaders. Sarah writes a monthly column for the Print Services (PS) Magazine and Print+Promo. Sarah is a winner of North Bay Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 award. She won the Print+Promo’s Trailblazer Under 40 award. Sarah won the Print Services & Distribution Association (PSDA)’s Member of the Year award. 

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Jan 31, 2019    0
These passages from John Gray’s best-seller "Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus" could be applied to procurement and marketing. It can seem at times as if they are from different planets. 
And the result is a relationship that is often tenuous at best. Marketers see procurement as an overbearing watchdog that must be kept on as tight a leash as possible. Meanwhile, many sourcing professionals view marketing as the poster child for...
Dec 28, 2018    0
I have a passion for style and design. I like handbags, stilettos and lipstick so much that before I stumbled on sourcing during my senior year of college I planned on a career in fashion. I had recently finished my Alpha Gamma Delta sorority presidency and volunteered to coordinate Lip Jam, our largest fundraiser of the year benefiting diabetes. I hired a local print management company to source all the print, apparel and promotional items for the event. Out of nowhere, they offered me a...
Nov 20, 2018    0
The management of purchased services continues to lag relative to other categories of spend. And while the reasons are varied and debatable, virtually no one argues the availability of big savings opportunities. So what gives? No doubt, the decentralized nature of many purchased services confounds attempts to introduce more manageable processes. And we can’t overlook the “stiff arm” that procurement leaders often receive from stakeholders who treat certain categories of...