Supply Management Experts Share Thoughts on Procurement Transformation in Source One's New eBook
Willow Grove, PA (July 17, 2018) – The spend management experts at Source One, a Corcentric company, have released a new eBook on the subject of Procurement Transformation. Titled Procurement Transformation: Industry Perspectives, the volume presents insights, reflections, and supply management best practices from nearly a dozen industry thought leaders. Observing Procurement Transformation through a number of lenses, it provides a comprehensive overview of the conversation surrounding the subject.
Over the last two months, Source One’s cost reduction consultants have publishes a series of whitepapers addressing Procurement Transformation. Defining and demystifying the concept, the five installments focused on topics including supply chain talent management, advanced sourcing technology, and Procurement’s evolving brand identity. They are now available in a single, comprehensive publication.
“As a series, Procurement Transformation: Industry Perspectives has proven exceptionally popular and inspired our team to think of Procurement’s strategic evolution in new and interesting ways,” says Associate Director and Procurement Transformation Practice Lead Jennifer Ulrich. “Collaborating with a group of Supply Management authorities, we’ve enjoyed the opportunity to examine Procurement Transformation from various angles and add insights to an ongoing conversation. I expect many of our readers feel better equipped to pursue Procurement Transformations of their own and ultimately develop a world-class function”
In addition to Ulrich’s thoughts on Procurement’s essential metrics, Procurement Transformation: Industry Perspectives includes contributions from the following Supply Management experts: Jim Baehr (Group Lead, Sourcing Strategies Group), Kelly Barner (Managing Editor, Buyer’s Meeting Point), Diego De la Garza (Director, Source One), Phil Ideson (Managing Director, Palambridge), Dr. Michael Lamoureux (Editor-in-Chief, Sourcing Innovation), Naseem Malik (Manager Partner, MRA Global Sourcing), Kristian O’Meara (SVP of Value Engineering, JAGGAER), Joe Payne (VP of Professional Services, Source One), and Tom Rogers (CEO, Vendor Centric).
While the series and eBook are both extensive, Source One’s purchasing specialists are quick to acknowledge that the discussions around Procurement Transformation are far from over.
“Expansive as Procurement Transformation: Industry Perspectives is, it’s far from the final word on any of the topics we cover,” says Payne. “As we’ve seen over our decades as a Procurement services provider, the role of the Procurement function and our definition of what it means to be world-class are constantly evolving. This eBook reflects our continued commitment to moving Procurement forward and helping companies realize the full potential of their Procurement teams.
The Procurement Transformation team at Source One actively participates in these discussions with daily updates to their blog; The Strategic Sourceror; and weekly installments of The Source One Podcast.