Gartner Research

Procurement Function Management Primer for 2019

Published: 07 February 2019

ID: G00383764

Analyst(s): Gerald Stevens

Summary

Businesses leveraging digital technology and responding to rapid shifts in customer desires will require procurement to enable and advise them with much more speed and precision. Procurement can close this gap through technology upgrades, new talent, and responsiveness to emerging business trends.

Table Of Contents

Scope

Analysis

  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How should my organizational structure adapt to enable a fast-paced business?
    • What are the competencies of an effective procurement team?
    • How can I increase procurement’s influence on business partners’ decisions and strategy?
    • What are the trends impacting procurement and sourcing?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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