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Let’s Celebrate: We’re taking over PI Day

Join the Comprara and Purchasing Index Team to take over Pi Day #PIDayTakeover  #PIDay  Pi Day on March 14th is an annual opportunity for maths enthusiasts around the world to recite the infinite digits of Pi, talk to their friends about maths, and to eat Pie.  But this year we’re…
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Does data give your day a va-va-va voom?

Data

Is data the most disruptive force for procurement, or if used correctly, can it power us forward? In 2016, EY released a paper exploring the role of analytics in procurement. The paper is well worth the read, and this got me thinking about two of the ways analytics would change…
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You are brilliant at procurement today. But will you be tomorrow?

Behind every successful product and service is a brilliant procurement team … a team who finds innovation, and uncovers value. Procurement has contributed to the delivery of outstanding global business achievements … global communications … economically providing essential services for those who need them the most, … making electronics more…
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Procurement 4.0 for Industry 4.0

Procurement 4.0

Overview. Over the course of the last few weeks, we have discussed a number of trends that are taking us into a brave new world of Business and Industry. We have explored topics such as big data, increased automation and discussed other subjects that fall under the broad umbrella term…
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Are you ready for Big Data in Procurement?

Big Data

Big Data is “in”, it is the buzzword of the decade as businesses and organisations in-general become more and more data driven. Yet, what is big data? How does it differ from traditional data and data analysis? Most importantly, are you ready for big data’s encroachment into procurement? What is…
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