Expert Reports

Download this report, written partnership with Dun & Bradstreet, to learn about reputations and regulations, human rights, management and mitigation of risk and the seven steps to compliance.

Digitalisation is currently a hot topic within procurement. This article will drill down to explore digitalisation within the sourcing arena specifically, the expected benefits and the DOs and the DON’Ts when embarking upon the digitalization journey 

In the future, procurement – the digital revolution, Procurement 2.0, call it what you will – will run on wholly digital platforms overseen by a small, lean and intelligent team of supply management professionals.

The Hays UK What Workers Want Report is centred around the factors that influence an employees’ decision about whether to stay in a job or accept a new role

When the price of raw materials in your supply chain suddenly changes, the impact on your bottom line can be significant. Ineffective price risk management can seriously affect your costs, profitability and company performance. How can procurement and supply chain professionals best manage this risk?

In business, simple questions rarely have simple answers. That is why so many organisations are still struggling to quantify a figure that enables managers to benchmark their company’s P2P process.

What does the future hold for chief procurement officers? And how can you develop a skillset and leadership style that will allow you, and your organization, to thrive? This whitepaper, from CIPS and Supply Management, features the views of influential CPOs and experts. It will show you:

  • How the North American procurement market is evolving
  • The skills required for future procurement leadership success
  • How technology is changing procurement

POs can liberate themselves from their desks, spreadsheets and laptops by fashioning a role that is creative, dynamic, strategic and outward-looking. Technology can help them achieve this, by taking many tasks off their hands and providing them with so much more accurate data in real-time.

In this whitepaper, published in partnership with GEP, you will learn about:

  • The business of risk
  • The point of creating value
  • The importance of being agile

If your industry hasn’t been disrupted yet, it can only be a matter of time. So how can your organisation weather the storm of disruptive innovation and come out on top – and how can smart procurement help? This whitepaper, from CIPS and Supply Management, will show you:

  • How geopolitical, demographic and technological change are disrupting industry
  • How procurement can lead through disruption
  • How to stay ahead in a disruptive world