The ProcureCon Canada 2016 Benchmark Report
Canadian procurement is experiencing a growth of jurisdiction, which often extends to previously unmanaged categories, with travel as an outstanding example. This report, produced in cooperation with Carlson Wagonlit Travel, take a close look at trends including:
- The growing role of the CPO
- Techniques for controlling travel spend and enforcing compliance
- The role of technology in proving procurement's value
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Growing Procurement's Role in Travel and Meetings Management
As travel and meetings increasingly fall under the purview of procurement, addressing challenges including demonstrating value, protecting choice, and maintaining compliance are being acutely felt.
Partnered with etouches, ProcureCon's new report focuses on:
-Applying strategic meetings management strategies that create ROI
-Creating alignment with marketing and key stakeholders
-Developing strong category knowledge and maintaining compliance
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Talent Analytics: A Mindset for Results, A Focus on the Future
Recent technology innovations provide companies with an unprecedented opportunity for creating meaningful intelligence to better compete for talent. This area of innovation is known as talent analytics. It offers much promise, but many organizations have yet to adopt analytics to help drive their talent acquisition strategies and recruiting practices.
The MSP Playbook: A Practical Guide to Managed Services Programs
MSP buyers look to service providers to address a host of contingent workforce needs such as cost savings and avoidance; a shorter time to fill; enhanced quality of talent; greater spend visibility; compliance; scalability; and efficient management of suppliers. However, mature buyers in established markets have moved beyond these initial motivators to seek out greater value from their solution providers.
CPO Insights: The Rapid Expansion of Supply Chain Risk Management - Are You Prepared?
Former Fannie Mae CPO Joe Yacura draws upon 25 years of supply chain experience in a number of world class organizations to ask whether today's procurement and supply chain teams are fully prepared for new expectations around risk management.
In this must-read resource for savvy sourcing and procurement professionals, you'll learn:
- How to win the war against BIG data in your procurement organization
- Why supply chain risk is rapidly becoming the overarching concern of top executives
- 8 key factors to examine when designing your organizations process for managing supplier performance and risk
If you want to maximize the results from your procurement team, this guide is for you. Download your copy today!
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9 Steps to Effective Supplier Due Diligence
Recognizing the seriousness of enhanced enforcement in Canada and globally, LexisNexis developed this guide outlining the 9 Steps to Effective Third-Party Due Diligence. It helps ensure that firms have the insights needed to avoid financial and reputational harm due to third-party relationships.