Future of Procurement SIG The Sourcing Industry Landscape

SIL Podcast: Trends in Sourcing and Procurement w/ Sean Delaney

Welcome to the latest Sourcing Industry Landscape podcast, hosted by Dawn Tiura.

As the Vice President of Sales for Determine, a cloud platform offering source to pay solutions to mitigate risk, streamline productivity and generate revenue, Sean Delaney talks to SIG CEO Dawn Tiura, CSP, about supply chain risk management, trends in sourcing and procurement, and why candor goes a long way in establishing trust and building lasting business relationships. Delaney also talks about what he believes will be the next big disruption in supply chains.

Key Takeaways:

  • Gain insight into what triggers buying habits on different continents as it relates to risk management, process management and savings.
  • Understand why candor and open communication are the most important aspects in building trust in the supplier-provider relationship.
  • Learn about the trend forecasts in sourcing and procurement, including why organizations should embrace supply performance management, the utilization of artificial intelligence in spend analysis, and how self-driving cars could upend logistics and impact supply chains.

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About the author

Philip Ideson

Philip Ideson is passionate about the role that procurement professionals and leaders can plan in creating competitive advantage for their organizations in ways that go beyond the traditional value proposition.

Philip founded Art of Procurement as a way for the procurement community to learn from each other, increasing the impact they have on their organizations. In 2017, he co-founded Palambridge, a virtual platform of procurement experts, technology, and intelligence. Palambridge provides a broad range of flexible procurement solutions, available on-demand.

Prior to Art of Procurement and Palambridge, Philip enjoyed a career that spanned the procurement value chain, working across three continents for organizations such as Accenture, Procurian, Ally Financial, Pfizer and Ford Motor Company.