Procurement Trend 04. Control Tower Model / Omni Channel Approach

Only one anti-trend remains. Once we finish this post, we complete our formidable burden, and hope that the sour taste in our mouths will soon depart now that we have shown those fictionally-focussed futurists in fine detail that the snake-oil trends they have been selling have no worth. We want to abash them for their […]

Procurement Trend 05. Return to Regional and Local Sourcing

Just two very trying anti-trends remain. We’re one post away from fearlessly finishing our formidable burden, but the sour taste in our mouths still remains as we must continue to provide those factually-challenged futurists with counter-examples to the trends of their forerunners who saw this coming a decade ago. (Check the very early SI archives […]

Procurement Trend #06. Data-Based Predictive Analytics

Three annoying anti-trends remain. We’re so close to the end that we can almost taste the bitter-sweet victory, but the sour taste in our mouths still remains as we must continue to provide those fashionably-challenged futurists with counter-examples to the trends of their fore-fathers that no one who didn’t lock themselves in a windowless padded […]