• Luca Guzzabocca – Banking on Procurement (Part 2)

    August 12, 2010

    Luca Guzzabocca – Banking on Procurement (Part 2)

    In our last article, we introduced you to “friend of the site,” Luca Guzzabocca, the Director of Procurement, Logistics, HSE, Security Management (or “Chief Procurement Officer”) at Banca Monte Dei... Read more

  • Luca Guzzabocca: Banking on Procurement (Part 1)

    August 10, 2010

    Luca Guzzabocca: Banking on Procurement (Part 1)

    There are certain people who come to epitomize their community while also being active participants in it. Sometimes they become statesmen, like Warren Buffet, who’s played that role for the... Read more

  • ePayables Primer (4) – The Main Metric

    August 6, 2010

    ePayables Primer (4) – The Main Metric

    Part Four of our ePayables Primer starts right in with a discussion of the key AP performance metric that can be used to build a case for investment in ePayables.... Read more

  • Déjà vu: Summer Supply Constraints

    August 4, 2010

    Déjà vu: Summer Supply Constraints

    The dreaded dog days of summer can hit anyone. From the buy side to the supply side, we know they’re coming and yet, many enterprises keep getting hit, from the... Read more

  • The Dog Days

    August 2, 2010

    The Dog Days

    With apologies to our growing contingent of Chief Procurement Officers and other readers based in the southern hemisphere who are hip-deep into winter – please set a reminder in your... Read more

  • An ePayables Primer – (3) The Approach

    July 30, 2010

    An ePayables Primer – (3) The Approach

    We continue to build out our ePayables Primer with this article focused on how to begin a push for AP transformation, The Approach. The first two articles are found here:... Read more

  • Data Driven

    July 28, 2010

    Data Driven

    The world is becoming more and more data driven. As you surf the web today, many of the sites that you visit will utilize ad serving technology that will determine,... Read more

  • CPO Shop Talk – More Webinar Q&A

    July 26, 2010

    CPO Shop Talk – More Webinar Q&A

    This edition of Chief Procurement Officer Shop Talk is part two of the Q&A portion of a webinar that I delivered on July 7th for Zycus – an archive of... Read more

  • An ePayables Primer – (2) The Opportunities

    July 23, 2010

    An ePayables Primer – (2) The Opportunities

    ePayables Primer Part 2 – The Opportunities We started building this ePayables Primer last week with a look at some (but, not all) of the key challenges facing the average... Read more

  • CPO Rising – Site Navigation and Design

    July 21, 2010

    CPO Rising – Site Navigation and Design

    We started CPO Rising because we felt that there was an opportunity to reach/develop/expand an underserved market with interesting articles that provide fresh insight and progressive approaches while also informing,... Read more