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How do you transform your procurement organisation/team for success?

2021-07-15T12:09:52+00:00July 15th, 2021|

Procurement in 5-Minutes We live and work in a busy world in which there is little time to read, watch or listen beyond the headlines. Hello, my name is Iain Campbell-McKenna, and this is “Procurement in 5-minutes.” That’s right, in 5-minutes I promise to tackle some of the biggest challenges and deepest questions our profession and industry face on a day-to-day basis. In today’s 5-minutes I welcome Global Procurement Leader, Dagmara Asbreuk to answer the question: "How do you transform your procurement organisation/team for success?" In a career spanning three decades, Dagmara, who has ascended the corporate ladder from being a trainee in commodity purchasing to her present position as Global Project Purchasing Manager in the automotive industry will leverage her experience to answer the question: "How do you transform your procurement organisation/team for success?" Visit Dagmara’s LinkedIn profile @: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dagmara-asbreuk/

Why is procurement awesome?

2021-07-07T09:24:11+00:00July 7th, 2021|

Procurement in 5-Minutes We live and work in a busy world in which there is little time to read, watch or listen beyond the headlines. Hello, my name is Iain Campbell-McKenna, and this is “Procurement in 5-minutes.” That’s right, in 5-minutes I promise to tackle some of the biggest challenges and deepest questions our profession and industry face on a day-to-day basis. In today’s 5-minutes I welcome renown lecturer and Chief Procurement Officer at voestalpine AG, Michael Eyett to answer the question: "Why is procurement awesome?" Michael has nearly four decades of experience in consulting and in different industries and he is also a part-time university lecturer. He has worked in various roles in R&D, strategic marketing, and corporate development before joining procurement. So, with that background Michael is just the right person to answer the question: Why is procurement awesome? Visit Michael’s LinkedIn profile @: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaeleyett/

Why do we need more female leaders in Procurement?

2021-06-30T13:06:48+00:00June 30th, 2021|

Procurement in 5-Minutes We live and work in a busy world in which there is little time to read, watch or listen beyond the headlines. Hello, my name is Iain Campbell-McKenna, and this is “Procurement in 5-minutes.” That’s right, in 5-minutes I promise to tackle some of the biggest challenges and deepest questions our profession and industry face on a day-to-day basis. In today’s 5-minutes I welcome Senior Director, Global Strategic Sourcing at PPD, Paula Varner to answer the question: "Why do we need more female leaders in Procurement?" Over the past 25 years, Paula Varner has leveraged her proven procurement methodologies, market intelligence, and strong negotiating expertise to become one of the industry’s leading strategic sourcing experts. Today, she answers the question; "Why do we need more female leaders in Procurement?" Visit Paula's LinkedIn profile @: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paula-varner-2a55b015/

Is the RFP process dead?

2021-06-14T11:44:48+00:00June 14th, 2021|

Procurement in 5-Minutes We live and work in a busy world in which there is little time to read, watch or listen beyond the headlines. Hello, my name is Iain Campbell-McKenna, and this is “Procurement in 5-minutes.” That’s right, in 5-minutes I promise to tackle some of the biggest challenges and deepest questions our profession and industry face on a day-to-day basis. In today’s 5-minutes I welcome the Director of Strategic Sourcing at Compass, Tony Brita to answer the question: "Is the RFP process dead?" In a career spanning five decades in which he has held senior positions in both the public and private sectors, Tony Brita has the depth of experience and expertise to bring needed clarity to the RFP process by answering the following question: "Is the RFP process dead?" Visit Tony's LinkedIn profile @: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tonybrita/

In what way has emerging digital technology such as RPA and AI changed procurement?

2021-05-27T10:21:39+00:00May 27th, 2021|

Procurement in 5-Minutes We live and work in a busy world in which there is little time to read, watch or listen beyond the headlines. Hello, my name is Iain Campbell-McKenna, and this is “Procurement in 5-minutes.” That’s right, in 5-minutes I promise to tackle some of the biggest challenges and deepest questions our profession and industry face on a day-to-day basis. In today’s 5-minutes I welcome global transformation leader, Saum Sharma to answer the question: "In what way has emerging digital technology such as RPA and AI changed procurement?" With over 16 years of multi-industry experience in the field of Procurement Strategy, Category Management, Supply Chain, Execution & Management Consulting, Data Analytics and Project Execution Saum is well-positioned to answer the question; "In what way has emerging digital technology such as RPA and AI changed procurement?" Visit Saum's LinkedIn profile @: https://www.linkedin.com/in/saumsharma/

In what way has emerging digital technology such as RPA and AI changed procurement?

2021-05-27T10:19:14+00:00May 27th, 2021|

Procurement in 5-Minutes We live and work in a busy world in which there is little time to read, watch or listen beyond the headlines. Hello, my name is Iain Campbell-McKenna, and this is “Procurement in 5-minutes.” That’s right, in 5-minutes I promise to tackle some of the biggest challenges and deepest questions our profession and industry face on a day-to-day basis. In today’s 5-minutes I welcome global transformation leader, Saum Sharma to answer the question: "In what way has emerging digital technology such as RPA and AI changed procurement?" With over 16 years of multi-industry experience in the field of Procurement Strategy, Category Management, Supply Chain, Execution & Management Consulting, Data Analytics and Project Execution Saum is well-positioned to answer the question; "In what way has emerging digital technology such as RPA and AI changed procurement?" Visit Saum's LinkedIn profile @: https://www.linkedin.com/in/saumsharma/

How do you maintain healthy relationships with suppliers during negotiations?

2021-05-20T10:11:55+00:00May 20th, 2021|

Procurement in 5-Minutes We live and work in a busy world in which there is little time to read, watch or listen beyond the headlines. Hello, my name is Iain Campbell-McKenna, and this is “Procurement in 5-minutes.” That’s right, in 5-minutes I promise to tackle some of the biggest challenges and deepest questions our profession and industry face on a day-to-day basis. In today’s 5-minutes I welcome Sarah Kaye who is the Director of Procurement at Spin (Ford Mobility) to answer the question: "How do you maintain healthy relationships with suppliers during negotiations?" During her 13-year career Sarah’s combined background in both marketing and procurement has given her a unique take on building and maintaining strong and productive relationships with suppliers. Today she answers the question; " How do you maintain healthy relationships with suppliers during negotiations?" Visit Sarah's LinkedIn profile @: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-kaye-97b67415/

How do you know that procurement is the right career for you?

2021-05-14T08:44:59+00:00May 14th, 2021|

Procurement in 5-Minutes We live and work in a busy world in which there is little time to read, watch or listen beyond the headlines. Hello, my name is Iain Campbell-McKenna, and this is “Procurement in 5-minutes.” That’s right, in 5-minutes I promise to tackle some of the biggest challenges and deepest questions our profession and industry face on a day-to-day basis. In today’s 5-minutes I welcome industry veteran and self-professed procurement evangelist, Canda Rozier to answer the question: "How do you know that procurement is the right career for you?" Over a distinguished career spanning more than five decades in which she worked with notable brands such as American Express and ACI Worldwide, Canda has gained an unprecedented look at how procurement works as is therefore in the ideal position to answer the question; "How do you know that procurement is the right career for you?" Visit Canda's LinkedIn profile @: https://www.linkedin.com/in/csrozier/

What is the best way to build procurement’s brand?

2021-05-07T14:02:30+00:00May 7th, 2021|

Procurement in 5-Minutes We live and work in a busy world in which there is little time to read, watch or listen beyond the headlines. Hello, my name is Iain Campbell-McKenna, and this is “Procurement in 5-minutes.” That’s right, in 5-minutes I promise to tackle some of the biggest challenges and deepest questions our profession and industry face on a day-to-day basis. In today’s 5-minutes I welcome industry Thinkers360 Top 10 Procurement Thought Leader, Kelly Barner to answer the question: "What is the best way to build procurement’s brand?" Over the past decade Kelly has built Buyers Meeting Point into a formidable brand of insight and influence that is not only covering the procurement world but changing it. Today, Kelly shares her expertise answering the question; " What is the best way to build procurement’s brand?" Visit Kelly's LinkedIn profile @: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelly-barner-6884443/

How does a procurement organisation get clean data?

2021-04-29T08:40:33+00:00April 29th, 2021|

Procurement in 5-Minutes We live and work in a busy world in which there is little time to read, watch or listen beyond the headlines. Hello, my name is Iain Campbell-McKenna, and this is “Procurement in 5-minutes.” That’s right, in 5-minutes I promise to tackle some of the biggest challenges and deepest questions our profession and industry face on a day-to-day basis. In today’s 5-minutes I welcome Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management from NC State University Rob Handfield to answer the question: "How does a procurement organisation get clean data?" A distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at North Carolina State University, Rob Handfield understands the power of data to take procurement and business to a higher level. Today he answers the question; "How does a procurement organisation get clean data?" Visit Rob's LinkedIn profile @: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rob-handfield-939570/