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Procurement

May 15, 2019

First NCSU Procurement Leadership Program a Great Success!

We held our first ever Procurement Leadership workshop this week, hosting a group of executives from Altria, American Red Cross, Cheniere Energy, Smith & Nephew, RSCS (YUM! Brands) and the… 

Apr 27, 2019

Closing the Gap Between Buyers and Sellers: “Everything is Changed, Nothing is Different”

We hosted an extremely successful set of speakers at our SCRC meeting this past week.  One of my core beliefs, that I’ve espoused over the 30 years that I’ve been… 

Dec 30, 2018

Siemens BT: Every analytical transformation requires a “Jonah Hill”

One of our newest SCRC partners, Siemens Building Technologies, recently shared their insights on creating an analytics strategy.  This effort was led by the Chief Procurement Officer for Siemens BT,… 

Jun 21, 2018

The Risks and Benefits of Socializing with Suppliers

I had a chance to meet with a group of supply chain executives at the University of Calgary this week, which included a discussion by Ken Rawson.  Ken has over… 

Apr 28, 2018

SCRC Executive Panel Discussion: “Relational Contracting in an Uncertain Ecosystem”

A panel of industry practitioners offered their views on how market trends and technologies are impacting contract management and relational contracting at the latest SCRC meeting on April 19.  Thank… 

Mar 14, 2013

The World of Global Procurement Q&A with John Zapko, VP of Global Procurement, Lenovo

Questions and Answers on Global Procurement with John Zapko, VP of Global Procurement, Lenovo Questions and Answers on Global Procurement with John Zapko, VP of Global Procurement, Lenovo from scrc… 

Mar 1, 2013

Beyond Procurement Survey

We are working with a team of global researchers conducting a study called ““Beyond Procurement”:https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/bpsusa”, which focuses on how organizations are moving to create the next level of procurement excellence.… 

Jan 28, 2011

The New Purchasing and Supply Management Workplace: Procurement : A Tutorial

The New Purchasing and Supply Management Workplace Social and Workplace Changes Sourcing Organizational Structures Key Sourcing Organizational Features Integrating the Supply Chain Procurement’s Changing Role Separating Purchasing Authority Sourcing’s New… 

Jan 28, 2011

The Procurement Process – e-Procurement: Procurement : A Tutorial

The Procurement Process – e-Procurement e-Procurement What is Solicitation? What are Online Reverse Auctions? Benefits of e-Procurement e-Procurement e-Procurement is the term used to describe the automation through web-enabled tools… 

Jan 28, 2011

Understanding Legistlation Related to Procurement: Procurement : A Tutorial

Understanding Legistlation Related to Procurement p. ContractsLaws of AgencyPersonal LiabilityInternational Laws Affecting Global PurchasingContracts vs AgreementsBetsy and Mimi’s Contrac – An EXAMPLE Contracts Contract “A promise or a set of…