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ISSUE 51 JUL/AUG 2014

THE BREAKTHROUGH ISSUE

Steve Hall, Editor

Is procurement creating enough measurable value and marketing its achievements well enough to gain credibility and attention from the C-suite? That question has plagued executives for so long it's cliché. Our response was to go straight to the source and ask CEOs and CFOs what they thought. If procurement is making a breakthrough, this is where it begins...

 

FEATURED ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:


Cisco's chief of security for value chain

Edna Conway offers insight into one of the most advanced supply chain security programmes in operation


Microsoft on tackling conflict minerals

Thought leadership from the technology giant on achieving greater visibility into sourcing and supply chain practices


Manufacturing industry Focus

From onshoring to process efficiency, we lift the lid on procurement's influence on the factory floor

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INSIGHT WHITEPAPER


In association with HICX

 

Creating an efficient process for harnessing supplier data.

MAGAZINE LIBRARY



ISSUE 50 - MAY/JUN


- Start your engines

- Shared success

- The Idea Centre



ISSUE 49 - MAR/APR


- Back to the old country

- NEW SECTION! Talent to the fore

- Facing the future



ISSUE 48 - JAN/FEB


- Telecom trouble?

- Case study: Mahindra & Mahindra

- Big data



ISSUE 47 - NOV/DEC


- CSR Mythbusting

- Case study: Goodyear

- 50:50 Vision



ISSUE 46 - SEP/OCT


- The problem with outsourcing

- Case study: Caterpillar

- Fortunes of finance



ISSUE 45 - JUL/AUG


- Procurement Leaders Awards

- Team Qantas flying high

- Under the microscope

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 44

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 44

ISSUE 44 - MAY/JUN


- Solve for x

- Frontier medicine

- Material gain

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 43

ISSUE 43 - MAR/APR


- The nature of collaboration

- Outsourcing at AstraZeneca

- Inside LaFarge

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 42

ISSUE 42 - JAN/FEB


- A focus on succession planning

- Inside China Light Power

- Capex projects at Hitachi

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 41

ISSUE 41 - NOV/DEC


- Next-generation technology

- Indirect sourcing at Intel

- Transformation at AIG

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 40

ISSUE 40 - SEP/OCT


- A focus on the oil markets

- Campbell Soup's CPO

- Transformation at Vodafone

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 39

ISSUE 39 - JUL/AUG


- Life after procurement

- Delphi's Sidney Johnson

 

- Talent management at Holcim

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 38

ISSUE 38 - MAY/JUN


- Attracting the best talent

 

- Cisco's Rob Falivene

- Transformation at Urenco

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 37

ISSUE 37 - MAR/APR


- Have CPOs had their day?

- P&G's Rick Hughes on risk

- Nokia's Jean-Francois Baril

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 36

ISSUE 36 - JAN/FEB


- The opportunities in crisis

- Transforming Royal Mail

- Lloyds' Michael Whitby

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 35

ISSUE 35 - NOV/DEC


- New thinking on Africa

 

- A focus on grains

- Supplier collaboration at Vale

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 34

ISSUE 34 - SEP/OCT


- Investigating procurement fraud

- Centrica's Heather Rodgers

- Bacardi's Michael Hinrichs

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 33

ISSUE 33 - JUL/AUG


- PepsiCo's Grace Puma

- HP's talent approach

- Transformation at CBS

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 32

ISSUE 32 - MAY/JUN


- Procurement at NASA

 

- 100 years of IBM

- Japan earthquake

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 31

ISSUE 31 - MAR/APR


- Rio Tinto's Scott Singer

- Is strategic sourcing dead?

- Roundtable - risk

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 30

ISSUE 30 - JAN/FEB


- US manufacturing recovers

- Genworth's Sena Kwawu

- A look at Switzerland

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 29

ISSUE 29 - NOV/DEC

 

- Rare earth minerals

- Inside American Airlines

- Should-cost modelling.

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 28

ISSUE 28 - SEP/OCT

 

- BP'S Gulf of Mexico CPO


- Transformation at Sainsbury's

- Supply chain finance

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 27

ISSUE 27 - JUL/AUG

 

- Sales and procurement

- Siemens' Barbara Kux

- PepsiCo Mitch Adamak

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 26

ISSUE 26 - MAY/JUN


- The fight against volatility

- Saving $2bn at LG

- Lloyds' Caroline Booth

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 25

ISSUE 25 - MAR/APR

 

- 25 Procurement experts

- Transformation at ITV

- Agency remuneration

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 24

ISSUE 24 - JAN/FEB

 

- Kraft Foods' Julia Brown

 

- Heinz' John Hans

 

- Demand management

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 23

ISSUE 23 - NOV/DEC

 

- A new dawn for the CPO

- Kone's Marc Magistrali

- Swelling freight costs

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 22

ISSUE 22 - SEP/OCT


- Tapping into the crowd

- A look at marketing spend

- Business travel

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 21

ISSUE 21 - JUL/AUG


- Yahoo's Ron Carcamo

- Late payment culture

- Olympic procurement
Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 20

ISSUE 20 - MAY/JUN


- Timeless strategies

- Inside Saudi Aramco

- BAT's Alan Scott-Watson

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 19

ISSUE 19 - MAR/APR

 

- Has China peaked

- Verizon's Penny Wilson

- Premier Foods' Mark Hughes

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 18

ISSUE 18 - JAN/FEB

 

- Procurement at P&G

- Bristol-Myers Quentin Roach

- Efficiency at Danfoss
Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 17

ISSUE 17 - NOV/DEC

 

- Where not to do business

- DSM's Ton Trommelen


- Software asset management

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 16

ISSUE 16 - SEP/OCT

 

- Working with finance

- Hilton's Mark Selawry


- Should-cost modelling

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 15

ISSUE 15 - JUL/AUG

 

- Tackling supply shortages


- E-procurement at Heinz

- Vodafone restructures

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 14

ISSUE 14 - MAY/JUN


- CSR in the supply chain

- EDP's Luis Ferreira

- A look at Philippines

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 13

ISSUE 13 - MAR/APR


- Research: CPOs on boards

- Peugeot's new CPO

- Procurement at Sellafield

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 12

ISSUE 12 - JAN/FEB

 

- Nokia's Jean-François Baril

- The rise of Eastern Europe

- Talent management

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 11

ISSUE 11 - OCT/NOV

 

- ING Group's Dirk Karl

- Outsourcing at BAE

- HP and risk management

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 10

ISSUE 10 - JUL/AUG

 

- BT's Meryl Bushell

- Getting serious about risk

- Transformation at Maersk

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 9

ISSUE 09 - APR/MAY


- Deutsche Post's Hugo Eckseler

- Scoring suppliers

- All about carbon offsetting
Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 8

ISSUE 08 - JAN/FEB

 

- Novartis Pharma's Giles Breault

 

- Talent management

 

- Buying into green

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 7

ISSUE 07 - OCT/NOV

 

- BP's Chris de Luca

 

- Innovation at Nestle

 

- Innovation at RBS

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 6

ISSUE 06 - AUG/SEP

 

- Getting strategic

 

- Roundtable: SRM

 

- The science of compliance

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 5

ISSUE 05 - MAY/JUL

 

- Developing leaders

 

- Dealing with bird flu

 

- Technology implementation


Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 4

ISSUE 04 - FEB/MAR

 

- 2000-2005 progress report

 

- Ariba's Bob Calderoni

 

- Supplier diversity

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 3

ISSUE 03 - OCT/NOV

 

- Global sourcing takes hold

 

- A look at technology

 

- EU bureaucracy

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 2

ISSUE 02 - JUN/JUL

 

- The outsourcing option

 

- The future of e-auctions

 

- Cloud software

Procurement Leaders Magazine Issue 1

ISSUE 01 - APR/MAY

 

- Inside services spend

 

- The opportunity of Sarbox

 

- Contingent workforces

Total Supplier Management

TOTAL SUPPLIER MANAGEMENT


In association with HICX


Creating an efficient process for harnessing supplier data.

Taming Tail Spend

TAMING TAIL SPEND


In association with Hubwoo


An organisation's tail spend can be a black hole for e-procurement... or a lever for greater influence.

The Operational Mindset

THE OPERATIONAL MINDSET


In association with Newton


Developing procurement strategy is vital, but potentially fruitless without the ability to engage with the people that actually do the purchasing

COMMODITY RISK: BREWING


In association with Triple Point Technology


The brewing industry is particularly vulnerable to commodity price fluctuations, which makes managing risk vital

Value Chain Enigneering

VALUE CHAIN ENGINEERING


In association with Xchanging


Now an established business function in most large organizations, procurement has ticked many of the boxes available to it

Business Networks

BUSINESS NETWORKS


In association with Hubwoo


Business networks can massively improve efficiency and improve compliance at the same time.

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Procurement Risk

PROCUREMENT RISK


In association with IBM


The first step that CPOs must take is to accept that risk can only be managed, not removed entirely.

Rebranding Procurement

REBRANDING PROCUREMENT


In association with Xoomworks


A shared vision and common goals lead to sourcing excellence and improved value.

Commodity Management

COMMODITY MANAGEMENT


In association with Triple Point Technology


Heavy users of raw materials face a huge challenge.

Super Financial Risk

SUPPLIER FINANCIAL RISK


In association with Rapid Ratings


The scientific approach to tackling supplier risk management.

Procurement Leaders Magazine The Connected Oraganisation

PL+ SOURCING GOVERNANCE


In association with KPMG


Structuring success with suppliers

Procurement Leaders Magazine Procurement in 2014

PROCUREMENT IN 2014


In association with Procserve


A look at the trends and innovations that will shape the upcoming year

PL+ Decoding true value

PL+ DECODING TRUE VALUE


In association with KPMG


The different routes to recognising value beyond the bottom line

Procurement Leaders Magazine The Connected Oraganisation

PL+ THE CONNECTED ORGANISATION


In association with Ariba


Procurement’s role in a connected organisation

Procurement Leaders Magazine Controlling the Flow

PL+ CONTROLLING THE FLOW


In association with Procurian


Getting to grips with indirect spend.

Procurement Leaders Magazine PL+ Strategic Change

PL+ STRATEGIC CHANGE


In association with BravoSolution


Perfecting procurement transformation.

Procurement Leaders Magazine Procurement Outsourcing

PL+ PROCUREMENT OUTSOURCING


In association with buyingTeam


The benefits and risks of outsourcing.

Procurement Leaders Magazine Finance Collaboration

PL+ FINANCE COLLABORATION


In association with LowendalMasai


The key to greater savings and improved credibility.

Procurement Leaders Magazine SRM

PL+ SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT


In association with BravoSolution


Implementing supplier relationship management.

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