There are many roads to procurement success, but they are not all paved or well-traveled. The CPO’s path can, and frequently does, twist and turn in unpredictable ways. A strong sense of direction and a steady hand are needed.
It is the CPO’s destiny to expand the influence of procurement and improve its performance in the essential work of supply management. To lead this mission ably, CPOs must play many roles across business, technical, and cultural terrains. The teams they assemble must be equipped with the right skills, tools, resources, and direction to keep pace.
In this webinar replay, Andrew Bartolini, chief research officer at Ardent Partners, reflects back on the past year and presents a clear directive for procurement organizations looking to improve outcomes in 2017.