The ReSource - April 2015

The ReSource – April 2015

Source One Partners with ConvergeOne for IT Risk and Program Management Webinar

Continuing its reach with industry leaders and cutting-edge service providers, Source One Management Services has co-hosted an IT Supplier Risk Management webinar with ConvergeOne Program Management.
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Source One Market Research Experts featured on Research Business Daily Report

What do you do, when you still can’t find the information you’re looking for by the twentieth page on Google? Project Analyst Megan Connell shares her insights for optimizing searches in Business Research Daily Report’s recent video. Watch now.

Why YOU should be networking

When it comes to professional growth and development, networking is not only fun, but essential. Professional networking is a continuous process of creating and cultivating relationship that can produce benefits for both individual and businesses as whole. On April 23rd, Source one experts joined the industries best and brightest at ISM-7 Counties’ Professional Networking Event. Read more.

Cost Reductions: Where to Start? 

An effective spend analysis can not only provide the compass needed to guide your company’s spend reduction activities, but a whole host of other improvement opportunities as well. On this topic, Source One Associate Director and spend Management expert Jennifer Ullrich spoke at LaSalle university this past March. Read More.

Staples and Office Depot: A potential monopoly?

What does the recent announcement of the merge between Staples and Office Depot mean for business customers?  Despite the uproar of consumers concerned the merger will result in a monopoly leading to increased pricing, this isn’t likely- and for a number of reasons. Read more.

What the private sector can learn from the Fed’s new procurement strategy

The US government kicked the year off with plans to improve spend categorization in the federal marketplace. Procurement professionals in the private sector have long recognized the benefit of proper spend category management- but for any business that hasn’t begun the process already, the federal spend categorization might make a good case study to follow.  Read more. 

— A Look Forward —

ISM 2015 Annual Conference

At the ISM Annual Conference this May, Source One’s procurement, supply chain, and sourcing experts join an impressive roster of influential industry leaders in celebrating 100 years for the Institute for Supply Management.

New Blog Series from William Dorn, Source One VP of Operations 

In this series, Dorn will leverage his years of management experience to outline ways to resolve common procurement and sourcing staffing problems, including alternative solutions, tips, and insights on each staffing strategy.
In his lasted post, Recruiting Fresh Procurement Talent from Colleges and Universities, Dorn explains the hype surrounding Supply Chain careers and its impact on college university offerings, and what it means for employers.
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