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Only 4% of supply chains are ‘future-ready’ when it comes to technology, talent and processes
October 15, 2021 at 3:21 PM
A recent report conducted by Accenture among supply chain leaders revealed that when it comes to being advanced in terms of technology, talent and processes, only 4% of organisations meet this level – and only 34% are expected to reach the future-ready status by the end of 2023.
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Blockchain: A way to drive better visibility in the supply chain?
October 5, 2021 at 10:37 AM
Emerging technologies consistently present new opportunities for Procurement to adapt for their own working practices – especially when it comes to helping improve processes, increase traceability, reduce costs and automate laborious activities. 
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Perspectives Beyond Procurement - Major Chris Hunter
September 24, 2021 at 4:03 PM
To become an expert at bomb disposal you need to understand the bomb maker’s mind.   So says Major Chris Hunter who encountered some of the most challenging life and death situations, during tours of Iraq and Iran.
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What's the true cost of bad supplier data?
August 13, 2021 at 1:28 PM
Much is said about how good supplier data can help procurement make better decisions, negotiate more favourable pricing, and help avoid possible risks and disruptions in the supply chain, but how does bad supplier data affect the supply chain?
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91% of procurement professionals prefer e-procurement over traditional methods
August 6, 2021 at 3:15 PM
A recent survey conducted by Amazon Business with 250 B2B buyers and procurement professionals found that 91% (nine in 10) prefer e-procurement over traditional purchasing.
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Improving sustainable procurement
July 16, 2021 at 10:16 AM
During the months of May and June 2021, Procurious and Ivalua surveyed over 470 procurement and supply chain professionals in order to assess the maturity levels of sustainability across multiple supply chains, what impact organisations are driving, and how sustainability can be improved by procurement teams.
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The Maistro solution to managing tail spend
July 7, 2021 at 10:50 AM
Tail spend has a specific set of challenges, quite different to those faced with the management of strategic spend. We recently spoke with several procurment leaders about some of these challenges and how they might be addressed.
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Automation - the key to procurement agility
June 28, 2021 at 8:59 AM
To be competitive and efficient in today's market it goes without saying that adopting automation in some guise is almost now a prerequisite. 
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How procurement can help establish resilient supplier networks
June 11, 2021 at 11:11 AM
During the past year, the need for more resilient supplier networks has steadily risen to the top of every CPO's importance list.
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