My colleague and friend Andrew White was kind enough this morning to send me a link to a very interesting article in today’s Financial Times: When Procurement is a Matter of Life and Death. I think it’s a good article from the standpoint of bringing up that procurement need not be a backwater for “little [...]
Entries Categorized as 'Procurement Staffing'
by Debbie Wilson | August 25, 2009 | 3 Comments
by Debbie Wilson | March 2, 2009 | 3 Comments
Here’s something surprising I’m finding in my 2009 inquiries – a renewed interest in procurement strategy consulting services. It comes as a bit of surprise to me because of the tight economic conditions. Expensive consultants are among the first things that businesses slash from their budget, right? What is driving this round of interest appears [...]
by Debbie Wilson | January 30, 2009 | 2 Comments
I had the opportunity to visit several end-user clients over the last week. I confess that this is one of my favorite duties here at Gartner. Face to face meetings allow an incredibly greater depth of conversation than a phone call, and when I see someone with my own two eyes I feel like I’ve [...]