beige-book-2019

The Procurement BEIGE BOOK

October 6th, 2019 - Log on to Beroe LiVE and visit Interesting Reads -> Special Reports section to access Beige Book.

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KPN CPO Interview
 

September 22nd, 2019 - In an interview with Beroe, Michelle Baker, the Chief Procurement Officer...

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"We're like Internal Consultants" -- Bose Corp's Head of Global...

September 8th, 2019 - In an interview with Beroe, Carlo Baus, Head of Global Strategic Sourcing at Bose...

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Demand Management
 

August 18th, 2019 - In an Interview to Beroe’s Procurement Espresso, Jeremy Fry, a demand management...

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EcoVadis CEO on
Sustainable Benchmarking

August 4th, 2019 - In this exclusive article for Beroe’s Procurement Espresso, EcoVadis co-CEO...

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CPO to CEO --
The Road Ahead

July 21th, 2019 - Tim Cook is arguably one of Procurement’s best ambassadors. Steve Jobs hired Cook in 1998...

assurance-fail

What happens
when assurance fails?

July 7th, 2019 - When suppliers lose the trust of the supply chains they depend on, it can have...

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The Advent of Robots and AI
 

June 23th, 2019 - Procurement manager Luis Gile of IBM writes about the advent of robots in the field of...

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Accenture CPO Interview
 

June 9th, 2019 - Kai Nowosel, the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) of Accenture, talks about his journey from being...

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World's Top 50 Procurement Organizations 2019

May 26th, 2019 - Companies that do well on the procurement front also tend to create more...

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Digital Tool for Supplier Negotiations

May 12th, 2019 - Lubos Libiak, head of procurement at MALL Group -- a leading e-commerce platform...

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All About Spend
 

April 28th, 2019 - Indirect spend, which accounts for around 35 to 45 percent of a company's overall...

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The Procurement BEIGE BOOK
 

April 14th, 2019 - Log on to Beroe LiVE and visit Interesting Reads -> Special Reports section to access Beige Book.

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CIPS Economist On Brexit Delay
 

March 31st, 2019 - Brexit has been temporarily postponed. As things stand, it could happen either...

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Inventory: New Avatar
 

March 17th, 2019 - Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) has extended its scope to industrial vending...

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Blue Blood Alternative
 

March 3rd, 2019 - Horseshoe Crab’s blue colored blood is used to detect endotoxins in drug products...

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Getting the most out of your suppliers via Innovation

February 17th, 2019 -Procurement Organizations have several options to induce Supplier...

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Emerging Cities for Sourcing Centers

February 3rd, 2019 - Procurement Organizations make great efforts to find a suitable location...

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UCB CPO on Stakeholder Management

January 20, 2019 -BProcurement has long been blamed for not fully understanding the business needs...

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Category Forecast 2019
 

January 6, 2019- Log on to Beroe LiVE and visit Interesting Reads -> Special Reports section to access Beige Book.

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Top Article of 2018
 

December 16, 2018 -Log on to Beroe LiVE and visit Interesting Reads -> Special Reports section to access top articles.

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Category Benchmarking for the benefit of sourcing community

December 2, 2018- Beroe periodically runs benchmarking polls among Beroe LiVE members on various parameters...

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Simplicity was the key to transform Facilities Management

November 18, 2018 Multinational consumer goods and tobacco company, Imperial Brands, had won the...

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Smart Contracts:
Long road ahead

November 4, 2018 Chasing the dream of fully automated contracts is not a new phenomenon...

supplier audit

Robust supplier audit process is a must

October 21, 2018 -Audits, by their nature, need to be carried out by independent bodies -- not...

supplier-complaince

Supplier Compliance is ripe for tech disruption

October 7, 2018 - While many service providers offer cloud-based technology, none so far offers an overarching...

beige-book-2018

The Procurement Beige Book
 

September 23, 2018 - The comprehensive report first of its kind - demonstrates whether the current...

cpo-speak

Interview: Bayer CPO on his team winning Best-in-Class Gold award

September 9, 2018 - Beroe recently interacted with Bayer CPO Thomas Udesen after the pharma giant...

spend-analytics

Robust workflow architecture key to Spend Analysis exercise

August 26, 2018 - Beroe recently interacted with SimPPLY, a spend analytics solutions provider based...

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Leaders’ Corner: Category Lifecycle Management

August 12, 2018 - Thierry Fausten of Cranfield University School of Management writes that...

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Beroe LiVE Poll: Expected cost savings for 2018

July 29, 2018 - We ran a poll among users of Beroe LiVE, a community of thousands of Procurement...

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DIGITALIZATION: EITHER ALL OR SOME

July 15, 2018 - Selective technological interventions to address operational inefficiencies...

stakeholder-management

IT’S NOT “US VS THEM”
 

July 1, 2018 - It’s usually tough for business stakeholders to accept that someone else would be...

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Best-in-Class 50 (2018 Edition)
 

June 17, 2018 - Companies that do well on the procurement front also tend to create more value...

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Extend payment terms without hurting suppliers

June 3, 2018 - If planned well, a firm’s supply chain can act as a source of inexpensive capital without having to...

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Six Steps to transform Capex Procurement

May 20, 2018 - Capital expenditure (Capex) has always been on top of every CFO’s...

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Beroe LiVE Poll: Center-led model gaining traction

May 6, 2018 - The differences between the operating models are often more nuanced... than one might expect...

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Battery Shock: the brewing battle for Nickel Supplies

April 22, 2018 - With the growth of electric vehicles, supply shortage is expected in the Class 1 Nickel market...

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Consulting Cost:
Demystified

April 8, 2018 - Globally, companies on an average spend more than $250 billion on management...

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Procurement’s
Billion Dollar Impact

March 18, 2018 - Patient Recruitment and Retention is an important step in the drug discovery...

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New sourcing challenge: Finding Supplies of Recycled Resins

March 4, 2018 - E-auctions have their own advantages, but at the end of the day it does not offer...

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New sourcing challenge: Finding Supplies of Recycled Resins

February 18, 2018 - To fulfill the larger goals of the organization and internal customer demands...

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Sourcing In
The Age Of Distraction

February 4, 2018 - As their profile rises, Procurement managers would find it tough to manage the surge of incoming...

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Special Reports - The Procurement Beige Book (Q4 2017)

January 21, 2018 - The comprehensive report first of its kind - demonstrates whether the current conditions...

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2018 : Procurement Categories Forecast

January 7, 2018 - As procurement organizations become more strategic, the power of market information...

tequila

Procurement: Glass Ceiling Cracked, Not Broken

December 3, 2017 - Although women comprise 37 percent of the managerial cadre across procurement organizations...

online-shopping-for-services

Shop Online For Services
Through E-catalogs

November 19, 2017 - Catalog buying is becoming popular for high volume services, which cuts down...

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Key Role In Reducing Green House Gas Emissions

November 5, 2017 - Amidst all debate around climate change, if one were to ask whether procurement organizations...

tequila

Tequila
How To Spot A Coming Crisis?

October 22, 2017 - Agave, the feedstock used to make the famed Tequila drink, is in short supply since 2016...

gen-z-procurement

Zen And The Art Of Supplier Management

October 9, 2017 - According to a recent survey, 70 percent of suppliers said that a majority of their customers lack...

halal

Procurement’s
Halal Problem

September 24, 2017 - As there is no single global standard, Halal compliance and supplier selection...

procurement-beige-book

The Procurement Beige Book (Q3 2017)

September 3, 2017 - The comprehensive report first of its kind - demonstrates whether the current conditions...

battery-shock

Battery Shock: Lithium Shortage
Alters Consumption Pattern

August 20, 2017 - Thanks to explosive growth of electric vehicles and other gadgets, the share of batteries...

washing-machine

Know Thy
Washing Machine

August 6, 2017 - The quirky tale of washing styles and sourcing impact
 

zen-art-of-supplier-management

Gen Z And Procurement:
Made For Each Other

July 27, 2017 - They are willing to commit to a cause in exchange for a satisfying employee experience...

sourcing-and-supply-chain

What's The Latest Across The
Supply Chain?

July 23, 2017 - Interesting stories from Supply Chain domain
 

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The Marketing Services Procurement Community

July 16, 2017 - Interesting stories from Marketing Services domain
 

facility-management

Welcome To The
FM Procurement Community

July 9, 2017 - Interesting stories from Facilities Management domain
 

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Welcome To The
IT Procurement Community

July 1, 2017 - Interesting stories from IT Sourcing domain
 

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