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Procurement Key Issues 2015 - The Hackett Group Research

For 2015, the top priority of procurement organisations is to elevate their role to more of a trusted advisor in support of improved enterprise agility, according to new Procurement Key Issues research from The Hackett Group. What challenges lay ahead for procurement - and what are the essential enablers that we must embrace to succeed?


It Takes Two to Tango, and Sometimes Three

Some buyers take the view that only suppliers that have previously shown them the attention of a sales call should be included in a tender. Conversely, some suppliers take the view that unless they already have a “relationship” with a buyer, there is no point in participating in their tender. Tony O’Connor says this is wrong - in both directions.

Tony O'Connor Comment/General

Report names Australia’s Top 10 Polluters - will leadership on climate change come too late?

A new report says most of Australia’s top 10 carbon polluters want the renewable energy target abolished or slashed. Sustainability consultant Tania Crosbie says she hopes that consumers continue to push this list of 10 to change their focus and reduce their emissions and vote with their dollars - because if we wait for leadership on climate change, it may come way too late.

Tania Crosbie Comment/Sustainability

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