What's next for procuremnet?

What’s Next for Digital Procurement?

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Our survey of the global procurement community and the subsequent report, Digital Transformation in Procurement: How Close Are We? revealed heightened awareness of digital technologies and their potential to transform the procurement function, but little progress over the past two years. It identified a couple of key challenges. We dealt with one of them in […]

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managing outsourcing risk

Managing Outsourcing Risk: A New Framework for Banking and Beyond

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In recent years there has been an increase in the outsourcing of services by banks in order to reduce costs and improve their efficiency and flexibility. Outsourcing makes it possible to take advantage of economies of scale and is a form of easy access to new technologies and to tools and services not available in […]

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What to Buy (and Not to Buy) This Labor Day Weekend

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It’s Labor Day here in the US… time to take off your corporate “purchaser” hat and play “consumer”. So let’s have some fun with this quick retail buying guide to the best deals found over the  weekend as we close the book on the summer of 2018. The last hallmark “three-day weekend” of 2018 is […]

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3 Ways To Leverage Cloud Services to Gain a Competitive Advantage

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“It’s become the phrase du jour,” says Ben Pring, former Vice President of Research at Gartner, of the term cloud computing. “The problem is that everyone seems to have a different definition.” So let’s start out with the simple question:  What is cloud computing? According to Oxford Dictionaries, it’s the practice of using a network of remote […]

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