Beyond Cost Savings

World-class procurement organizations have done such a good job reducing costs that they may have reached their limit. And that’s both good news and bad news. While they’re running “extremely lean” and may not be able to continue generating substantial savings, The Hackett Group’s research finds that top-performing organizations are working hard to prove their value in other ways. “The value … [Read more...]

What’s On Your Mind?

Executives have shifted their focus — and their worries — from the economy to the challenges that data, technology and the supply chain present to their companies. While a survey of nearly 500 C-suite and senior executives reveal that digital strategies are a top priority, it also finds they consider the supply chain their number-one challenge. In the Global Top of Mind Survey, 38 percent of … [Read more...]