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That is not hyperbole and I’ll put money on the table behind that statement!  And if you want to challenge that statement 😊, join us at the next virtual meeting of PERT (Procurement / Supply Executive Round Table) on Tuesday, November 12th.  Here is the basic premise we…

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If you missed our last PERT (Procurement / Supply Executive Round Table) event, you missed a good one.  On Tuesday (5/14), a group of high-powered Fortune 1000 CPOs got together for the day to discuss “Procurement Technology In the Age of Blockchain, RPA and AI – Do you…

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When November 7, 2018 8:30 am to 4:30 pm  No Charge Topics Optimal Organizational Design for Procurement (Including a Center of Excellence) Global Sourcing In the New Global Political Realities   Where HERE Technologies 425 W Randolph Street Chicago, IL 60606   Contact   The Mpower Group-Rick  info@thempowergroup.com …

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What do these have in common?  Sourcing is viewed as “Cost Cutters” Little to NO Executive support Complex cultural dynamics No governance in place Political maneuvering Inertia favors status quo Hesitant to give up perceived power BU metrics different from Procurement Narrowly focused decision making Process changes Organizational…

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While globalization has led to many advantages for supply chains/procurement organizations with access to cheaper labor, lower regulations, access to markets and spreading of wealth, it also means that we are all now tied into the global economy and subject to its whims.  It is a system and…

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