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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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Ardent Partners Welcomes Jacob Larsen of Maersk Group 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 Jacob Gorm Larsen, Head of Digital Procurement at Maersk Group, as...

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Announcing CPO Rising 2016 – the Procurement Event of the Year!

To register or learn more about the event, click here!

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From CFO to CEO: A Conversation with Louie Psallidas of Uno’s (II) – (CPOR-16 Speaker Spotlight)

Over the next few weeks we will highlight some of the outstanding executives that are presenting at the CPO Rising 2016 Summit. It is fitting that we commence this series with our CEO Keynote Speaker. Ardent Partners is excited to announce CEO Louie Psallidas as a keynote speaker at the upcoming CPO Rising 2016 Summit this March 29...

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From CFO to CEO: A Conversation with Louie Psallidas of Uno’s (I) – (CPOR-16 Speaker Spotlight)

Over the next few weeks we will highlight some of the outstanding executives that are presenting at the CPO Rising 2016 Summit. It is fitting that we commence this series with our CEO Keynote Speaker. Ardent Partners is excited to announce CEO Louie Psallidas as a keynote speaker at the upcoming CPO Rising 2016 Summit this March 29...

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How to Transform Procurement in Five Steps – Step Five: External Stakeholder Engagement

Editor’s Note: Procurement transformation will be a big topic at Ardent Partners’ CPO Rising 2016 executive symposium this spring. Join us in Boston on March 29-30 for what is shaping up to be the procurement event of the year. Register here! Procurement transformation has become a familiar topic here on CPO Rising, particularly over the past couple...

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Procurement’s Expansion into Contingent Workforce Management (CWM)

For some procurement groups, convergence has come in the form of new, complex categories to manage like travel, contingent workforce, business process outsourcing (BPO), and meetings and events, while others have taken over wholesale business functions such as accounts payable and facilities management. Whether by design or necessity, the responsibilities of the procurement department in...

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Manifest Destiny: The CPO’s Call to Expand

This decade, business has been gripped by an expansion fever, combining more business units, organizations, and products in response to increasing competition and the market demand for new, more differentiated, and innovative products and services. Within the enterprise, business processes and functions are expanding around value and shared interests just as some business partners are...

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CPO Insider: Procurement Outsourcing (Episode 8) – Hail Mary

In many ways, our upcoming event, CPO Rising 2016: The Agility Agenda, epitomizes the research and work we have done for years, working with, advising, and surveying thousands of Chief Procurement Officers (“CPOs”) with the aim of producing the type of insight that helps procurement teams improve their operations and results. As a prelude to...

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The CPO Scorecard – How to Keep Score in Procurement

“Selecting the right metrics and gaining credibility for them is much more important than the numbers themselves.” - Chief Procurement Officer, Financial Services Company Businesses measure their revenues and profits for a reason – because they matter. These numbers matter to employees, they matter to owners and shareholders, and they matter to customers and suppliers....

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