• Becoming a CPO in 2014

    December 13, 2013

    Becoming a CPO in 2014

    I’m pleased to announce my latest report Becoming a CPO in 2014: The Qualifications, Experience, and Characteristics of a Chief Procurement Officer is now available by clicking here (registration required).... Read more

  • Independent Contractor Compliance: A Four-Step Program

    December 12, 2013

    Independent Contractor Compliance: A Four-Step Program

    The Ardent Partners Contingent Workforce Management Framework has three major categories: traditional temporary labor, complex contract talent, and independent contractors. Each represents a specific set of capabilities, competencies, processes, goals... Read more

  • CPO News – December 10, 2013

    December 10, 2013

    CPO News – December 10, 2013

    Sorry, it has been a while since we’ve delivered the CPO News, so let’s get to our top stories for and about Chief Procurement Officers. New Chief Procurement Officer for... Read more

  • Contingent Workforce Management Technology: Market Update, Q4 2013

    December 5, 2013

    Contingent Workforce Management Technology: Market Update, Q4 2013

    Welcome to CPO Rising’s first installment of its technology update series on the contingent workforce management space. These updates will highlight solution provider updates, acquisitions, updates to platforms, awards and... Read more

  • The Dynamic Trio – C2FO

    December 2, 2013

    The Dynamic Trio – C2FO

    For decades, managing cash has been the responsibility of the Treasury department of most large companies. Today, while that is generally still the case, more business functions and employees are... Read more

  • One Size Does Not Fit All

    November 27, 2013

    One Size Does Not Fit All

    Reminder: Are You Ready for the New Procurement? If so, you won’t want to miss next week’s webinar – click here for details/registration. One Size Does Not Fit All Before... Read more

  • Who’s Ready for the New Procurement?

    November 25, 2013

    Who’s Ready for the New Procurement?

    Who’s Ready for the New Procurement? The fact is, we are ALL ready. Procurement has made huge strides over the past decade, but we’ve hit a plateau. We need something... Read more

  • CPO 2019: A Five-Year Outlook (Part I)

    November 22, 2013

    CPO 2019: A Five-Year Outlook (Part I)

    The team here at CPO Rising is always particularly interested in the future of the spend management industry. It’s exciting to think of the new technologies, new solutions and new... Read more

  • The Virtual Factor

    November 20, 2013

    The Virtual Factor

    Publisher’s note: Since today’s topic is about virtual meetings, we’d like to take a minute to invite you to our own virtual meeting. In the age of globalization, geography becomes... Read more

  • Ardent Partners – State of Contingent Workforce Management: A Framework for Success

    November 18, 2013

    Ardent Partners – State of Contingent Workforce Management: A Framework for Success

    Nearly two months ago, we asked for your participation in Ardent’s groundbreaking research study, The State of Contingent Workforce Management. Now, Ardent Partners’ latest report, The State of Contingent Workforce... Read more