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Formerly CPO Agenda


Editor's choice
Supply Business editor Rebecca Ellinor selects a recent article highlighting key considerations for global procurement and supply chain professionals.

Technology articles

  • Top tips for implementing successful ERPMost businesses use enterprise resource planning (ERP) in some form, but not everyone knows how to make the most of the technology.
  • The Amazon effectUsage of e-procurement systems remains disappointing. Could this be because end users find them frustrating compared with consumer websites?
  • The lessons of SatyamThe financial scandal at one of India's leading IT outsourcing providers should prompt all firms reliant on these services to reassess the state of their contractual arrangements
  • What's on your wish list?CPOs' software desires span everything from greater usability, data visibility and supplier connectivity to fully automated sourcing
  • Books: leadership, social media, strategyA round-up of the latest books.
  • Technologically speakingA global survey has identified CPOs' IT wishlist as they grapple with the demands for increased spend visibility while having to cut back on capital investment.
  • Technology creates ever-changing leadership challengesCompanies lack sufficient leadership skills - including from CPOs - to cope with new complex challenges born out of the digital age, executives have said in a study.
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January 2015
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