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Voice of the CPO: Highlights from the CPO Rising 2016 Summit

Missed the event? Hear the highlights! Register for our complimentary webinar on April 12 at 2:00 PM EST (click to register). On March 29 and 30, more than 130 Chief Procurement Officers and other procurement professionals came together in Boston for “CPO Rising 2016,” an executive symposium brought to you by Ardent Partners. During this day-and-a-half...

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Bob Kane: an “Old School” CPO with a “New School” Style

Ardent Partners is pleased to welcome Robert “Bob” Kane to CPO Rising 2016 today in Boston, where he will give a talk on Managing Risk in a Global Supply Chain. Join this session to hear the unique, but timely, story of a “start-up” CPO and his approach to supplier development and supply risk management. In many ways, Bob...

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CPO Rising 2016 Summit: Sourcing, Supply Risk, and Contract Management

The modern procurement executive must focus on a number of functional areas in order to remain competitive in today’s business world. This includes tasks like managing supplier relationships, sourcing the right materials at the right time, managing an increasing level of supply risk, and ensuring that supplier contracts are truly beneficial for the enterprise. The...

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CPO Rising 2016 Summit: Showcasing the Value of Sourcing Across All Categories

Developing and maintaining an effective sourcing program is one of many game-changers that Ardent Partners has espoused for procurement teams over the last several years. Running a sourcing program that leverages spend data and increases the share of spend under management will drive significant financial value to the enterprise’s bottom line. In general, successful organizations...

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Ardent Partners Welcomes Harold “Hal” Good, Procurement Luminary, to CPO Rising 2016!

Editor’s Note: Over the next few weeks we will highlight some of the outstanding executives that are presenting at the CPO Rising 2016 Summit. Today we continue the series with an in-depth look at another one of our fantastic speakers. Enjoy! Ardent Partners is pleased to welcome Harold “Hal” Good, a lifelong procurement practitioner and procurement “luminary”,...

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Heidi Landry: An Expat CPO’s Journey across the Procurement Landscape

Editor’s Note: Over the next few weeks we will highlight some of the outstanding executives that are presenting at the CPO Rising 2016 Summit. Today we continue the series with an in-depth look at another one of our fantastic speakers. Enjoy! Ardent Partners is pleased to welcome Heidi Landry, Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) at Dow...

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Eight More Reasons Why You Should Attend the CPO Rising 2016 Summit

The CPO Rising 2016 Summit is coming up in less than three weeks, and will be one of the year’s best opportunities for CPOs and other senior procurement professionals to network with their peers, exchange ideas, and learn the strategies that industry leaders use to take their organizations to the next level. Last week, we presented 10...

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Ardent Partners Welcomes John Zagata of Spectra Energy to CPO Rising 2016!

Editor’s Note: Over the next few weeks we will highlight some of the outstanding executives that are presenting at the CPO Rising 2016 Summit. Today we continue the series with an in-depth look at another one of our fantastic speakers. Enjoy! Ardent Partners is pleased to welcome John Zagata, Director of Indirect Goods and Services at Spectra Energy,...

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Ten Reasons Why You Should Attend CPO Rising 2016

There’s less than four weeks until the CPO Rising 2016 Summit, Ardent Partners’ annual procurement symposium. Registered yet? There’s only a few days left to take advantage of standard registration (which expires on March 7). Why should you attend? Here are 10 reasons why: The unparalleled lineup of top speakers…from NASA, Dow Corning, Maersk, the list...

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CPO Rising 2016 Summit: The Changing Role of the Chief Procurement Officer

The position of the chief procurement officer (“CPO”) in the modern enterprise is evolving. Much of this shift is caused by external factors, like a supply chain that is widening in scope and complexity, but some of it also results from CEOs starting to pay attention to procurement in a way they never have before....

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