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  • eSourcing 2.0: Use of Auction Policy (Part 2)

    May 14, 2010

    eSourcing 2.0: Use of Auction Policy (Part 2)

    Last Friday, we presented the current Use of Auctions policy in place at the company of one CPO Rising’s reader’s. Today, I’ll offer some in-line commentary. About CompanyName’s Use of... Read more

  • Executive Engagement: The CEO

    May 12, 2010

    Executive Engagement: The CEO

    If procurement warrants a C-level role within the enterprise (and by the title of this site you know that we think it does), the Chief Procurement Officer should begin to... Read more

  • CPO Shop Talk: (1) Procurement Outsourcing (2) Getting Started

    May 10, 2010

    CPO Shop Talk: (1) Procurement Outsourcing (2) Getting Started

    Shop Talk. Sharp Talk. CPO Shop Talk. From time to time I will attempt to share some of the less-formal conversations that I have with Chief Procurement Officers and CPO-types... Read more

  • eSourcing 2.0: Use of Auction Policy

    May 7, 2010

    eSourcing 2.0: Use of Auction Policy

    As you recall, the case for eSourcing 2.0 is one of compliance, visibility, knowledge capture, and efficiency, not necessarily one of negotiation strategy (i.e. If you want to run a... Read more

  • Cross Pollination

    May 5, 2010

    Cross Pollination

    I had an interesting call on Monday with two recent grads from a top-tier Supply Chain program that are now both part of a global supply chain rotation program at... Read more

  • Spring Cleaning

    May 3, 2010

    Spring Cleaning

    I’d like to start by thanking everyone who visited CPO Rising during its first month (since our official launch), read our articles, sent notes and emails of encouragement, linked to... Read more

  • Debate: Mandate or Sell? Implementing eSourcing 2.0

    April 30, 2010

    Debate: Mandate or Sell? Implementing eSourcing 2.0

    Quiz: How should a Chief Procurement Officer implement eSourcing 2.0? (WWCPOD?) (Answer found at bottom of page) Our ongoing discussion of eSourcing 2.0 picks up from last Friday’s article which... Read more

  • Are You Experienced?

    April 28, 2010

    Are You Experienced?

    Have you ever been experienced? Well, I have…. Actually I haven’t. Wait, now I’m not sure, what are we talking about again? Like most other days at CPO Rising, today... Read more

  • Meet me in…. Chicago… and San Francisco…

    April 26, 2010

    Meet me in…. Chicago… and San Francisco…

    May is shaping up to be a busy month. To start, it is ‘events season’ for many of the solution providers in the supply management space and I will be... Read more

  • eSourcing 2.0: Making the Case

    April 23, 2010

    eSourcing 2.0: Making the Case

    Now that I’ve made it home, I’m going to spend the next few Fridays drilling down into the concept of eSourcing 2.0 which was introduced on the site earlier this... Read more