Chief Procurement Officers

  • Search & Engage: Ron Carcamo, Yahoo!’s CPO (Pt. 2)

    June 2, 2010

    Search & Engage: Ron Carcamo, Yahoo!’s CPO (Pt. 2)

    Last week, we provided a discussion on embedding procurement within the business. Yesterday, in Part One of this CPO Case Study, we introduced a CPO who’s gone and done it... Read more

  • Search & Engage: Ron Carcamo, Yahoo!’s CPO (Pt. 1)

    June 1, 2010

    Search & Engage: Ron Carcamo, Yahoo!’s CPO (Pt. 1)

    Two months after our formal launch at CPO Rising and things are really starting to heat up. (1) Thank you for your time and interest in support of the site;... Read more

  • Embedded

    May 26, 2010


    At several of the events that I have spoken at in April and May, my presentation theme has paralleled one of the 10 or 2010 articles written to kick off... Read more

  • Send a Lieutenant

    May 19, 2010

    Send a Lieutenant

    Ok, Vista sucks. That little fact spawned a cottage industry and helped juice many a blog’s traffic stats along the way (Please note: if you’re some random Vista-hating surfer, this... Read more

  • Bring a Lieutenant

    May 18, 2010

    Bring a Lieutenant

    I caught up with a top Chief Procurement Officer and friend the other day. In our chat, we touched upon a whole host of topics and he’s now checking with... 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

  • 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

  • Spend Analysis, Italian Style

    April 16, 2010

    Spend Analysis, Italian Style

    We now return you to our regularly scheduled programming…. Two of my favorite things: (1) waking up in Italy and (2) talking about spend analysis. Despite my 90-year old Nonna’s... Read more

  • Harvesting Supplier Innovation (Part 3)

    April 12, 2010

    Harvesting Supplier Innovation (Part 3)

    Today we conclude a series of articles (found here, here, and here) on Supplier Innovation. At the core, competitive advantage is built upon a foundation of enterprise partnerships with customers... Read more

  • CPOs: Think Globally, Network Locally

    March 26, 2010

    CPOs: Think Globally, Network Locally

    The CPOs in the Bay Area have an informal group that gets together from time to time to network and discuss best practices (Sidebar: I dialed into their meeting a... Read more

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