Let’s get one thing straight before we start into this process. I was at a different conference several months back and there was mention that with digitalization – process is dead. It shocked me. Maybe I am not thinking about this correctly (and please chime in if...
Hello strangers. It has been awhile since my last posting. I have been on quite the adventure over the last year at work and at home (all great things, but took my focus). However, I feel like I have my blogging mojo back and I have time to dedicate. With that...
I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at ISM Tech 2017 this past week. It was one of the most forward thinking conferences I have attended in awhile. From discussions on 3D printing, to drones that help with inventory management, my mind was blown with all of...
When is the last time you took a serious look at your Procurement job descriptions? I would take a calculated wager that it reads something like this: “Come join our team at Acme. We are the best in the industry and have top notch benefits. We are seeking a...
Lake Oroville, the poster child for the California drought, is now literally bursting at the seams. The spillways failing, people being pulled out of their homes, the beautiful Feather river being damaged, and more rain on the way. Some facts are jumping out at me...
Let’s talk about Sourcing being stuck. Being stuck in the mid 1990s. Being stuck in the same 6, 7, or 8 step sourcing process that was designed before there were concepts like category management or supplier relationship management. It was designed before...
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