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Data, in depth

In an article originally published in Procurement Leaders quarterly bulletin on how procurement must dive deeper into the vast amounts of data it collects to gain a greater degree of insight into how the function and supply chains work, James Jenkinson, vice president and head of digital, points to the need for suppliers and procurement teams to be more transparent with one another and build a better exchange of data if both sides are to enjoy the material benefits derived from sharing information.
 
Achieving the five-year digital transformation vision
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Achieving the five-year digital transformation vision

If strategic suppliers are to play an increasingly important role, selecting these partners through high-quality strategic sourcing processes will be critical.

Digital procurement: an overview of geographical differences
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Digital procurement: an overview of geographical differences

Where procurement functions are now, and where they are heading, particularly in terms of digital transformation, how businesses are using technology to enhance their processes, and the barriers to technology delivering the expected benefits.

Faster, higher and more sustainable savings through digital transformation
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Faster, higher and more sustainable savings through digital transformation

Many consulting businesses are discussing the benefits of new technologies, but few are adopting digital processes to grow their own business.

Digital procurement: the alternate reality
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Digital procurement: the alternate reality

Transforming existing systems and processes with technology was frequently cited as the top procurement objective for 2018 in our recent study. But is this the full story?