Strategy

  • …Is a Nickel, Dime, or Quarter Earned

    June 11, 2010

    …Is a Nickel, Dime, or Quarter Earned

    After a sly rambling preamble about the acidic rain of costly pennies from heaven, our discussion last time, A Penny Saved, turned to the extraordinary impact that ordinary procurement results... Read more

  • A Penny Saved…

    June 9, 2010

    A Penny Saved…

    Riddle 1: When is a door not a door? When it’s ajar. Riddle 2: When is a penny not a penny? Since 2006. 2006 is the year when the cost... Read more

  • 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

  • eSourcing 2.0: Campaign Kickoff

    May 28, 2010

    eSourcing 2.0: Campaign Kickoff

    Good morning. We are here today to announce our campaign for eSourcing 2.0 as the policy of choice for procurement departments great and small around the globe. We all made... Read more

  • Embedded

    May 26, 2010

    Embedded

    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

  • The eSourcing 2.0 Campaign Trail

    May 21, 2010

    The eSourcing 2.0 Campaign Trail

    Like any good successful politician (good politician = oxymoron), I am trying to stay on message with the eSourcing 2.0 campaign (Source, Baby, Source!). It’s a grass-roots movement and we... 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

  • 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

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