Expert Reports

Engagement is essential to help local authorities navigate and mitigate the tough times ahead. Expert facilitator, YPO, can support them through it, particularly with its knowledge of the insurance market and relationships with top suppliers

What will the chief procurement officer be doing in 2030? Although many organisations are facing unprecedented short-term challenges, they need to begin planning for the “primacy of procurement” now.

This Expert Report, created in collaboration with JAGGAER, takes a closer look at the key factors many Chief Procurement Officers are having to consider.

Nearly two-thirds of companies don’t believe they get value for money from their law firms, according to a new survey of more than 400 small, medium-sized and large organisations.

This Expert Report, created in collaboration with Tap the Market™, takes a closer look at the key factors to consider when appointing external legal services.

Regardless of the challenge faced by your business, experts agree that joint working, together with a more coherent and strategic approach to risk and compliance management, will benefit any business. This whitepaper, produced in partnership with Avetta, highlights the problems in the way many businesses go about evaluating potential suppliers, the procurement challenges and how strength in teamwork should be the ultimate goal. 

Are you keen to transform your processes for stronger business performance? This whitepaper, produced in partnership with Celonis, aims to explain how you can make process improvements, and showcases the success of two international telecoms giants, Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom, who are already reaping the benefits.

Companies that want to raise sales, reduce costs and free up working capital should invest time, money and resources in demand sensing. Read this Supply Management Insider expert report, produced in partnership with GEP, to find out more

WNS partnered with CIPS to poll 300 European and global firms across a broad range of company sizes and industries to gain insights into the mindset of the best performing procurement organisations.  

The plan was to examine the relationship between value and alignment and to use that to develop a new, more dynamic best-in-class benchmark for the industry. Read this expert report to discover the results.

For forward-thinking CPOs, digital transformation provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to change the reputation of procurement as the department that says 'No' to one that has the strategic influence it deserves. That’s a generous reward for not much risk.

Read this Supply Management Insider report, produced in partnership with VendorPanel, to find out more.

Read this Supply Management Insider report, produced in partnership with Determine as we discuss why in a volatile, technologically-driven marketplace, making sure you are playing by the rules is critical if companies are to avoid hefty fines, reputational damage and the erosion of trust

The rise of new technologies – and the decline of old business models – gives procurement the opportunity to reinvent itself. Read this Supply Management Insider report, in partnership with Jaggaer, as we ask the critical question: will that opportunity be taken?

Read this Supply Management Insider report, produced in partnership with GEP, as we explore the question: is there still a role for ERP systems in today's volatile marketplace?