strategic-sourcing

What is Strategic Sourcing? Know the concept of B2B Strategic Procurement

Strategic sourcing is a “strategic procurement” methodology that helps converting the supply area into a key department for the financial balance of businesses. In other words, this concept shows that organizations shouldn’t focu...

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Business Intelligence: artificial intelligence in corporate procurement

Considered a sure bet for planning and decision-making in procurement management, Business Intelligence (BI) – a mix of technologies, processes and applications focused on business intelligence – can help companies to improve their acquisitions. T...

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Four agile methodologies that promote innovation, productivity and collaboration in procurement

When comes to project management and innovation, agile methodology is number one among the trends, driven by the acceleration of digital transformation. In fact, agile methodology makes processes simpler, faster and more flexible, and also helps b...

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Seven KPIs to measure corporate procurement performance

Performance indicators, or KPIs, help converting the procurement area into a leading sector within businesses. Why? Because by showing what is really working and what must be adjusted, they allow conducting the management of such area based on fac...

compliance-em-compras

Compliance in procurement: from hindrance to strategic factor for organizations

Even today, there are organizations that face compliance as a major hindrance in their business processes. But to stay on a sustainable path, a company must establish guidelines on ethical and anti-corruption practices in the supply chain. In spit...

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Seven tips to avoid mistakes when choosing your company’s suppliers

Choosing the right suppliers is crucial to leverage the results of your business. This is quite a challenge for companies, particularly in the case of direct procurement, that is, related to the marketed product or service. Therefore, before makin...

Quebra-cabeça representa os quatro pilares do e-procurement

What are the four pillars of an e-Procurement solution?

Procurement plays a key role in businesses and faces complex challenges, mainly related to the need of decreasing costs and to buyer productivity. To render the procurement area more strategic, buyers must be freed from manual, bureaucratic and de...

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What are the types of B2B procurement and their characteristics?

The procurement sector plays an important role in a company’s business. To act strategically, professionals who intend to work in this area must then understand the simplest concepts, such as the difference between direct and indirect procur...

saving-em-compras

What is saving in procurement and how to achieve it?

Indicators can assist businesses in the development of strategies and are vital to optimize financial control. In this post, we will talk about saving in procurement, a key performance indicator (KPI) that shows the savings achieved in purchases. ...

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The BANI world and the antidotes for it in businesses

Created in American military schools more than three decades ago, the acronym VUCA – volatility (V), uncertainty (U), complexity (C) and ambiguity (A) – pointed to the market situation at that time and indicated, for the armed forces, the required...