Posted: 03/28/2019 - 07:33
Posted: 03/26/2019 - 06:34
About nine years ago I packed up my apartment in Boulder, Colorado and made the move to pursue my dream of international living in Mexico. I moved without a specific job in mind, but quickly realized that waitressing wasn’t really in line with my career aspirations. Through networking I found a plethora of companies outsourcing positions to Mexico. And so, I began my journey of being an outsourced entity. Over the course of my time in the industry, I have become passionate about ethical sourcing. Mexico is a great outsource destination for bilingual, inexpensive, nearshore talent.
Posted: 03/23/2019 - 04:51
Before getting into the topic, write down two things: 1) Your high-level definition of the term ‘spend under management,’ and using that definition 2) What percentage of your company/organization’s spend would you estimate is under management? Once you answer those, read on…
Posted: 03/23/2019 - 03:11
Automation and robotics are becoming increasingly integral parts of the business process, but implementation remains a thorny issue for many.
Posted: 03/20/2019 - 03:41
Posted: 03/15/2019 - 02:18
The World Economic Forum (WEF) reports that $2 trillion U.S. dollars are wasted every year on corrupt purchasing decisions. Some of those decisions may intentionally be corrupt; however, many of them are likely to be unintentional and rather, a result of an error-laden, misguided procurement process.
Posted: 03/13/2019 - 03:11
Organizations are increasingly focused on “digital transformation.” They want to redefine business models, create new ways of engaging with customers and drive significant gains in operational efficiency. To achieve these aims, leaders seek to leverage capabilities that include intelligent automation, data analytics, cloud deployment and Agile methodologies.
Posted: 03/09/2019 - 04:16
In today’s fast-paced business environment, sourcing and procurement departments are often left in a difficult position; they are required to become quicker and more proficient when it comes to sourcing the essential direct and indirect materials their companies need to do business, but saddled with a source-to-settle process filled with risks and inefficiencies.
Posted: 03/09/2019 - 01:24
In 1897, while Mark Twain was in London on a speaking tour, someone started a rumor that he was gravely ill. Another rumor was that he had died. When a newspaper reporter asked Twain for his response to these rumors, he replied, “The report of my death was an exaggeration.”
Posted: 03/06/2019 - 02:45