Procurement Transformation Must Align With the C-Suite's Expectations to Substantially Impact the Business



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This research targets the CPO looking to increase procurement and the sourcing team's business impact. It defines a maturity continuum to assess the procurement organization's capabilities. This assessment facilitates a three- to five-year plan to increase the organization's capabilities.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Beyond 2010: The New Requirements
    • Maturity Assessment
    • Stage 1 (Local Sites and Functional Silos): React to Meet Requirements
    • Stage 2 (Shared-Service Hubs): Consolidate, Leverage and Automate
    • Stage 3 (Demand-Driven Supply): Managed Spending, Visibility and Collaboration
    • Stage 4 (Segmented Value-Driven Network): Portfolio Optimization, Scenario Analysis and Risk Strategy Execution
    • Path to Success
      • Indirect Procurement
      • Supply Chain or Direct Materials Procurement
      • Procurement (All)
    • Taking Invention to the Bank
  • Recommended Reading
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