Wednesday, August 26th 2020
This week in
How to optimize your sourcing process?
This week’s must read
Understanding spending, setting savings goals or managing sourcing are the challenges facing procurement in 2020.
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from The Hackett Group on how procurement teams can reduce enterprise costs.
Once shortages are identified , well-managed supply chain system is a vital weapon in the war against the coronavirus (and future pandemics, as well)
Interesting article on practices that flows throughout the supply chain, or, as we prefer to call it, the supply network.
There are many new digital procurement solutions out there. This article by Spendesk present 9 new tools to investigate. How do you make sense of all this information, and what is your process to decide which solution is right for our needs?
According to CIPS, the 5 skills that CPOs look for in a new procurement employee include quantitative skills and sourcing competencies. But what about interpersonal skills? Don’t you think it is equally important to be able to develop the relationship with noth internal clients and suppliers?
This week’s Consulting News
| HrNxt Newsdesk
| Rebecca Lloyd @Pwc
This week’s media
Are you confused about the difference between procurement and purchasing?
Consulting sourcing tips
This beginner’s guide will help you understand everything you need to know about consultancy procurement. It will give you an overview of the key steps involved in the procurement process and will help you get started on your sourcing journey.
When you launch a project, you can always hope that the consultant will understand your needs. Or you can write down the reasons why you start a project and what results you expect. Writing an RFP is not easy
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Hélène Laffitte is the CEO of Consulting Quest, a Global Performance-Driven Consulting Platform and author of “Smart Consulting Sourcing”, a step by step guide to getting the best ROI from your consulting. With a blend of experience in Procurement and Consulting, Hélène is passionate about helping Companies create more value through Consulting.