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Future of Procurement

Jun, 2019
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When it comes to the value of a company’s products or services, sixty five per cent comes straight from its suppliers, making procurement more business critical than ever. The Future of Procurement special report, published in The Times, opens with a letter to the c-suite, addressing why the chief procurement officer needs to be taken more seriously. The report explores the rise of ethical procurement and how the public sector can do real good by working with social enterprises. It covers how artificial intelligence is bringing about change and the lessons to be learnt from impending Brexit. Also featured is an infographic examining why the current picture of procurement talent is a cause for concern

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As procurement increasingly becomes more than just a cost-cutting operation, adding more and more strategic value to a business, the individuals that make up the function are fast becoming its greatest asset. But the current talent picture causes concern