What do these thought leaders think about covid-19 when we asked them recently at Big Ideas Summit London 2020? As of yesterday, the number of coronavirus cases topped 500,000 worldwide – doubling in just over a week. While we can all do our part to stop the virus spreading, there is an added pressure on … Continue reading Coronavirus: What You Need To Know According To These Procurement & Supply Chain Thought Leaders…
Sustainability: the wave of the future? Companies today are facing a rising tide of regulations and an increased awareness among consumers around the sustainability of the goods they buy. With an average of 65% of a company’s added value being generated by its suppliers, consumers and regulators today hold companies responsible not only for their … Continue reading Procurement In The 20’s: Sustainability Will Become A Strategic Imperative
Big new ideas don’t always meet with universal approval – but sometimes the most controversial ideas are the most useful. Last week Procurious had the pleasure of spending the day dreaming big with some of the brightest minds and expert thinkers from inside and outside our profession. Yes, it was the time of year for … Continue reading 5 Of The Most Controversial (But Useful) Ideas To Come Out Of Big Ideas Summit
Whether or not your business is prioritising sustainability right now, there’s no doubt that it will be the focus for many of us in 2020 and beyond. As we all well know, executing on sustainability can be challenging. Is it even possible to have full supply chain transparency? How do we manage the requirement to … Continue reading ‘Often The Right Way Isn’t The Easy Way,’ – Sustainable Sourcing From A World Leader
A new year means the start of many new ideas and we have something just for you that’ll get the brain cells firing! Our flagship event – Big Ideas Summit – is happening on Wednesday 11 March in London and we’d love your brain to be part of it as a digital delegate. Hear from Sir Clive Woodward, former coach … Continue reading Join Us For Big Ideas 2020 As A Digital Delegate
It might have started with dollars and cents, but what should procurement really be saving now? It’s time to shift the dial. For years, procurement was stuck in the old ways of doing business. It was the role of the profession to beat down suppliers and the only consideration was cost, but the proponents of … Continue reading Dollars and Sense: What are we Really Saving?
The best insights in the world are no good if nobody acts on them. Time for procurement to follow through with some great, Big Ideas. Last week, I had the pleasure of hosting a room full of some of the top procurement professionals in the country. This wasn’t just any old networking event though, it … Continue reading Procurement Will: My Takeaways from the Big Ideas Summit