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Future of Procurement

Jun, 2018
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From safeguarding ethics across the supply chain to understanding complex technology tools, procurement professionals must be true polymaths. It may not yet be at the top of most youngsters’ lists of dream jobs, but a role in procurement could be one of the most varied and rewarding careers around. The Future of Procurement special report, published in The Times, explores how sustainable supply chains can add value, how artificial intelligence and machine-learning can be used to drive the profession, and how chief procurement officers can tackle conflicts of interest. Also featured is an infographic on the future risks and skills needed in global procurement

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Business leaders are beginning to realise that procurement is no longer a cost-cutting function and can deliver real value to organisations, though this will only happen with the right approach, technology investment and the backing from wider stakeholders