Develop Those Collaborative Project Management Skills

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According to PMI’s 2014 Pulse of Profession report, “Organizations today face a chasm between what they should be doing — aligning projects to their strategy — and what they are able to accomplish. As a result, 44% of strategic initiatives are unsuccessful.” With this recent statistic in mind, avoiding the probability of failure is greater [...]


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Procurement Transformation: Driving Performance & Results Beyond the Limits of Leverage

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Procurement Transformation: Driving Performance & Results Beyond the Limits of Leverage Procurement is evolving rapidly – the roles, the skill sets, the deliverables and metrics. Keeping pace is tough enough, let alone getting ahead. How can you get ahead of the new wave of next-gen challenges? Procurement Transformation. In an important new white paper — [...]


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Using Economics and Political Theory to Explain Procurement Failures

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GEP is proud to announce our newest guest post on Spend Matters, titled “Using Economics and Political Theory to Explain Procurement Failure”. This post was written by Biju Mohan and can be found on the Spend Matters website. Click here to view the post and read more interesting thinking on procurement.


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Procurement’s Impact on Top Line: Lessons from Wal-mart, Amazon, Ford and Apple

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GEP is proud to announce our newest guest post on Spend Matters, titled “Procurement’s Impact on Top Line: Lessons from Wal-Mart, Amazon, Ford and Apple”. This post was written by Amol Jawale and can be found on the Spend Matters website. To view this post and more interesting thinking on procurement, click here.


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Apple’s Procurement Strategy

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GEP is proud to announce it’s newest guest post on Spend Matters, titled “Apple’s Procurement Strategy”. In 2012 alone, Apple sold more than 120 million iPhones, 60 million iPads, 35 million iPods, 15 million Macs – staggering numbers, to say the least. The success of the world’s biggest technology company has come on the back [...]


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Marketing Likes to Party: Make Sure Procurement gets Invited Too!

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GEP is pleased to announce our newest blog post on Spend Matters, titled “Marketing Likes to Party: Make Sure Procurement Gets Invited” by Tyler Adams and discusses how integration between marketing and procurement is essential. But how can this partnership succeed and what needs to be done to ensure that success? Read our newest blog [...]


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3D Printing: What Additive Manufacturing Means for the Future of Procurement

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GEP is proud to announce yet another guest blog post on Spend Matters. This post is by Joel Johnson and talks about 3D printing and what it means for the future of procurement. What are some of the emerging trends and what does that mean for the future of procurement? Read the post here and [...]


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If Steve Jobs Were CPO

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What if Steve Jobs were CPO? What would he do? What changes would he make? And how would he view procurement? In our new guest blog post on Spend Matters by Santosh Nair, we discuss what procurement can learn from this famous innovator. Interested in reading more? Visit Spend Matters for this blog and more [...]


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Where Revenue and Cost Meet: Procurement and Marketing Collaboration

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GEP is happy to announce another guest post on Spend Matters. This post was written by Shweta Shanker and discusses the important of procurement and marketing collaboration. Each side needs to understand the others’ needs in order to operate efficiently and see savings. Interested in finding out more? Read the full post here at the [...]


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Big Gains, No Pain? A Webinar with SIG

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GEP will be hosting a webinar on April 23, 2013 at 2pm EST with SIG titled “Big Gains, No Pain? How Leading CPOs Improve Productivity & Reach of Sourcing Teams Without Drama or Disruption”. Please join us for this informative session by registering here. Procurement leaders are continually looking to boost the effectiveness of enterprise [...]


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