Archive

Adapting to a new rhythm of retail – Marketing procurement

Observations from the front line Retailers are typically in a state of demand shock, either positively or negatively. In both... View Article

Read more

The problem with ‘Agile’

It feels like we’ve been talking about Agile for ages. Leon Tranter (the founder of Extreme Uncertainty) describes the difference... View Article

Read more

COVID-19: Readjust, Recover, Reboot

Plan ahead, but take action now There is a once in a generation chance to restart businesses in response to... View Article

Read more

Probability tells us that your company is shrinking

Today’s high growth corporations are embedding agility to become the exception to the rule. So what does the agile CPO... View Article

Read more

Why agility starts with procurement

Procurement can play a key role in ensuring your organisation is as agile as possible The word on everyone’s lips... View Article

Read more

From pyramid to cake to kite

Embracing digital To all those anxious to go digital, to adopt the latest AI, to automate, to find the edgiest... View Article

Read more

The State of Procurement

Reality Checks for the UK Last month I did the unthinkable. I went to a procurement conference where nobody mentioned... View Article

Read more

Procurement Leaders Agility & Transformation Forum

Thoughts, Themes, and Poll Results Transformation of the Procurement Function Right from the first presentations we saw the importance of... View Article

Read more

Agile Procurement – what does it mean?

Long live agility. Savings are dead. Bold? Perhaps, but it conveys a simple message; Procurement’s purpose is changing in light... View Article

Read more

The Kite-Shaped Function

Networked Procurement functions will be Kite shaped. We can predict that now…because all the service functions will be. What do... View Article

Read more

Procurement will be Networked

We can predict that now How do we know? Procurement is a service function; it advises others how to spend... View Article

Read more

The need for a new approach to complex, global supply ecosystems

Customers are punishing companies they no longer trust. Research conducted by Proxima revealed that 45% of consumers would stop spending... View Article

Read more