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The Procurement Process and Contract Management: The Key to Managing Risk

Procurement - Matt Lhoumeau - August 8, 2017

This article originally appeared in Spend Matters on August 1st, 2017: View Here It’s no secret. Organizations are losing millions due to cost volatility, supply…

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Welcome to The Newest Corporate Leader—The New General Counsel

Contract Management, Procurement - Alycia Simpson - July 11, 2017

Business strategist. Protector. Enabler. Here’s how CEOs, board members, and other top officers see the GC of today and what they’ll need to be successful…

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The Next Procurement Frontier? Reconciling Speed and Compliance

News, Procurement - Matt Lhoumeau - June 23, 2017

This article originally appeared in Spend Matters on June 21th, 2017: Click here for original article As the pace of business continues to accelerate, procurement…

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10 Skills That Every Procurement Official Should Have—Part Two

Procurement - Guest Post - May 18, 2016

A continuation of 10 Skills That Every Procurement Official Should Have, Part One, here we continue to cover the additional skills that will be most valuable…

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10 Skills That Every Procurement Official Should Have—Part One

Procurement - Ethan Mercer - May 16, 2016

Procurement officers have typically been focused on two things: ensuring the delivery of goods and services while keeping costs as low as possible. While these…

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Business Process Outsourcing and Automated Contract Management

Freelance, Procurement - Ethan Mercer - April 7, 2016

Business process outsourcing (BPO) is typically implemented by larger companies as a cost-saving mechanism. It involved the contracting of a specific business task out to…

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Did You Ensure the Signatures on Your Procurement Contracts are Legal?

Procurement - Ethan Mercer - December 17, 2015

If you are a procurement professional, you more than anyone else understand just how critical it is that the contracts you manage are executed in…

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7 Ways to Boost Your Procurement Efficiency

Procurement - Guest Post - December 10, 2015

One of the key characteristics of a successful procurement professional is the ability to organize their projects in a way that causes them to get…

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10 Steps to Creating an Effective Procurement Management Plan

Procurement - Ethan Mercer - November 19, 2015

It’s one thing to “handle” your company’s procurements, and it’s quite another to manage them in a way that saves time and money during the…

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Top 6 Sales Traps to Avoid to Get the Best Deal

Procurement - Ethan Mercer - October 22, 2015

It’s no secret that as the economy recovers, more and more businesses are looking to procurement professionals to help reduce costs, improve profitability, build better…

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