Hidden Costs and Disillusion: The tired face of modern recruitment
Maximising Value from Digital Technologies
How can we ensure we are making the right decisions in the recruitment process, and what are the hidden costs of a bad hire?
Sourcing Solved MD Iain McKenna believes we must approach recruitment from a more strategic angle ...
The Value of Innovation: Is it Time to Put Price Second?
New innovations in digital technology are already changing the way we work.
But with so many new solutions on the market promising to transform your processes, how can you ensure you get the best outcomes from these solutions…
Building a Sustainable Supply Chain
Endemol Shine Group are global trailblazers in the TV production and distribution industry.
We talk to Chief Procurement Officer for the group, Paul Williams, about how the procurement sector can work to increase innovation within the supply chain… read more
Transforming the Skill-Set
Whilst many companies are investing in recyling and sustainability, upcoming legislation will make it mandatory to do so.
We spoke to Group Procurement Director at Wavin, Peter Verkaaik, to understand the challenges of working towards a sustainable portfolio, and how companies can begin this process...
The Future is Here: Harnessing Technology to Transform Procurement
This year saw some fantastic speakers discussing transformation, with subjects ranging from Strategic Purchase Transformation, through to the Future of the CPO....
Hiring the Right Talent Within a Start-Up Environment
As digital technology continues to influence procurement, how can business leaders use this to free up resources and drive innovation?
Marcell Vollmer, Chief Digital Offer at SAP, shares his insights on the current opportunities digital transformation can offer, and his vision for the future of procurement...
Delivering Value Beyond Savings
Hiring the right talent for your organisation can be a challenge for even the most mature companies; how can you succeed when still in the start-up phase?
Frank Bunte, Head of Europe at Nauto, explains how start-ups can successfully identify and hire the best talent, even with limited resources... read more
How can CPOs overcome the challenges of delivering value beyond savings?
Palambrige co-founder Philip Ideson discusses not only how to face current challenges, but also how to safeguard against future risks... read more
Delivering a Successful Procurement Transformation
As visibility horizons shorten, industry boundaries blur, and technology continues to dictate the future, how can procurement evolve to meet changing demands?
We speak to Kelly Barner about the challenge, and necessity, of deconstructing procurement as we know it... read more
Robotic Process Automation and the Future of Procurement
When building a procurement function from scratch, balancing the needs of the organisation and the stakeholders can be challenging.
We spoke to Klaids Lafon de Ribeyrolles, Director of EU Ops Procurement at Amazon, about his experience in engaging technology, stakeholders and talent to build a successful procurement function... read more
Recruitment and Retention: Finding and Keeping the Right Talent
Robotic Process Automation is fast becoming an accessible, affordable choice for many organisations.
But how can it support procurement, and where is it headed? Steps 4 Consulting founder Richard Bell explains the process and potential of RPA... read more
eSourcing Event "Unmitigated Success"
How to find and keep the best consulting professionals in your procurement space.
Former Managing Director at Xoomworks and Consulting Director at SAIC, Nic Hutchins explains how to not only hire, but retain, the right consulting talent for your procurement practice... read more
Reducing Risk in Executive Search
Market Dojo's inaugural eSourcing event was a huge success, welcoming speakers from G4S, Specsavers, MoD and more to share industry insights... read more
The Effects of Brexit on Procurement
We sat down with Tim Noble, Head of Procurement at Transpennine Express, and Sourcing Solved MD Iain McKenna, to discuss the challenges of executive search in procurement, and what value means to them... read more
Innovation vs Cost Reduction
Tomorrow Theresa May will trigger Article 50 and start the process of Britain leaving the European Union.
Procurement specialist Angus Craig discusses the questions being asked by procurement professionals around Brexit, and the factors that will influence the answers... read more
Back to Basics: Six Ways to Generate Cost Savings
As the debate around innovation vs cost reduction continues, we caught up with Ed Fuchs, who has been in the procurement space for over 25 years.
Procurement people are often accused by other functions of being focused purely on cost. Do procurement people know how to innovate and can it be trained?... read more
Which Reverse Auction Type Should You Be Using?
Procurement Consultant Brian Goodall explains how you can generate cost savings, even with limited resources
Procurement Managers must juggle a number of priorities and responsibilities, including creating and delivering cost savings, managing strategic supplier relationships, reducing supply-side risk, sourcing products and services, and managing key stakeholders... read more
The Ever-Changing State of IT Procurement
Reverse auctions are becoming a popular way for procurement professionals to save time and money, but it’s not always clear which auction type is right for you.
Market Dojo, the pioneering SaaS company offering on-demand sourcing software, explains the differences. Although there are a number of different formats to choose from, each with different strengths and weaknesses, here are the three most popular auction types... read more
Marketing Procurement Demystified
With over 25 years’ experience in IT procurement, Brian Goodall has supported many organisations in their sourcing, including Dell, IBM, BT, Xerox and Lloyds Bank.
Having long been a key voice in the procurement community, we asked Brian to share his insights and predictions for the future of IT procurement... read more
For many of our clients, marketing procurement is seen as one of the most challenging categories in the procurement industry.
To shed light on the true value of marketing procurement and future developments in this sphere, Sourcing Solved’s Managing Director Iain McKenna spoke to Annie Spilsbury, founder of The Marketing Procurement Company... read more