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  • 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

  • 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

  • Zycus Horizon 2013: AMD’s Pathway to Procurement Excellence

    November 1, 2013

    Zycus Horizon 2013: AMD’s Pathway to Procurement Excellence

    Zycus’ annual user conference, Horizon 2013,  was held this past week and offered up a blend of thought leadership, customer case studies, company vision, and a celebrity keynote (Archie Manning).... Read more

  • Whirlpool’s Enhanced Supplier Repository

    October 25, 2013

    Whirlpool’s Enhanced Supplier Repository

    Last week, I attended iValua’s biennial user conference, “iValua: On Air” in Paris. iValua is a French-based solution provider with a full source-to-pay suite. The event offered a blend of... Read more

  • An Epic Welcome to Procurement

    August 22, 2013

    An Epic Welcome to Procurement

    There’s a new meme making its way around the “internets” courtesy of a Georgia Tech sophomore’s welcome speech at this year’s Freshman Convocation. It’s less than two minutes and since... Read more

  • CPO News – July 1, 2013

    July 1, 2013

    CPO News – July 1, 2013

    New month, quarter, and fiscal (for some) and all the CPO News that’s fit to print! U.S. Steel Appoints Christine S. Breves Vice President And Chief Procurement Officer In June,... Read more

  • The CPO – CFO Alliance

    June 28, 2013

    The CPO – CFO Alliance

    “The CFO-CPO relationship might be the most important relationship that exists or needs to exist within the enterprise.”– John Paterson, Chief Procurement Officer, IBM We agree with John and that’s... Read more

  • Start Measuring It

    June 21, 2013

    Start Measuring It

    [Publisher’s Note: Ardent Partners is hosting a new webinar. Click for details and to register “Game of Thrones: How a Strong CFO-CPO Alliance Can Command Top Performance” – July 25... Read more

  • Adding Value to the Business Unit (One CPO’s View of the World)

    June 10, 2013

    Adding Value to the Business Unit (One CPO’s View of the World)

    Today, we are pleased to welcome procurement industry leader and “friend of the site,” Scott Forest as a guest contributor. Scott’s been adding value to his business units by managing... Read more

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