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This Week in Procurement: 5 Global CPOs Answer Your Top 5 Procurement Questions

By September 1, 2017February 23rd, 2020No Comments

As an Art of Procurement subscriber, you are likely no stranger to podcasts!  As such, I thought this week I would share as my “Must Read” what is in fact a “Must Listen”!

I have been working with Procurious to record and produce their 2017 Career Bootcamp podcast series – Upgrade: BeTomorrow’s CPO, Today.  As part of this initiative, I interviewed five industry leading CPO’s from Rio Tinto, Vodafone, AstraZeneca, The Co-Operative Group and Barclays to get their advice on how to grow a successful procurement career.

The series goes live next week (September 4th-8th) but as a sneak peek, Procurious has published the “Quick-Fire” Q&A from each conversation.  So today, I thought I would share these bite-sized pods – they are embedded in this week’s featured article…

5 Global CPOs Answer Your Top 5 Procurement Questions | Procurious


Top 5 Procurement-Stakeholder Insights from Clayton Christensen’s “Milkshake Marketing” | Noah Borgen, AstraZeneca

47% Of Supplier Collaborations Fail: Build Trust or Expect Failure| Jonathan Webb, Procurement Leaders – Global Intelligence Network

Social Currency in Procurement: Do You Know Enough to be Dangerous? | Adam Cockrell, HSBC

Procurement Shines Brightest on a Burning Platform | Guy Strafford, Proxima Group

I asked 9 CPOs How They Improve Relationships With Their Business Partners – Here is What They Said: | Matthias Gutzmann, Old St Labs

Hurricane Harvey Q&A: What Procurement Practitioners Should Be Doing Right Now | Taras Berezowsky, Spend Matters

Procurement in the Digital Age: An interview with SAP Ariba CDO Marcell Vollmer | Stuart Hodge, Supply Chain Digital


Aldi cuts time it takes to pay its small suppliers to 14 days | Fiona Reddan, The Irish Times


Podcast: 150: How to Build a Stronger Partnership with your CFO w/ Peter de Heer


Have a great weekend!

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