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CPO Rising 2017 Report: Extreme Technology Adoption

We recently published my twelfth annual CPO-themed report, CPO Rising 2017: Tools of the Trade, which is part of an ongoing dialogue that my team and I have had with Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) and other procurement leaders for more than a decade (I began writing a version of this report in 2006). Over the next few weeks,...

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CPO Rising 2016: How the Best-in-Class Leverage eSourcing for Superior Performance

Editor’s Note: Today and for the next few weeks, we will feature a series of articles based in large part on Ardent Partners’ flagship research report, CPO Rising 2016: The Art and Science of Procurement (click to download). This benchmark report, sponsored by SAP Ariba, is based on the experiences of 331 Chief Procurement Officers...

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What Will Take CPOs and Procurement Organizations to the “Next Level?” New/Improved Technology

Editor’s Note: Today, we’re previewing the second report in a series of reports entitled CPO Game Changers – Volume 2: New/Improved Technology, sponsored by Zycus and available for download here (registration required). In 2016, procurement organizations as a whole and Chief Procurement Officers (“CPOs”) in particular frequently find themselves in the untenable position of having to enhance their...

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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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Upcoming Webinar: Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Innovative Solutions and Strategies for Better Contract Management

Join Ardent Partners and DocuSign on Wednesday, November 18 at 1:00 PM EST for this free webinar that explores findings from our recent research report, Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Innovative Solutions and Strategies for Better Contract Management. This insightful webinar and report draw on the responses of more than 300 Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) and other supply management leaders...

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CPO Rising 2015: The Agility Agenda – Best-in-Class Procurement Performance

Ardent Partners recently published my annual CPO-themed report – CPO Rising 2015: The Agility Agenda (click to download, registration required) – that is drawn from the responses of more than 300 Chief Procurement Officers and other procurement executives (as well as 26 CPO interviews) and presents a comprehensive, industry-wide view into what is happening in the world...

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Research Preview: Collaborative Contract Management: Procurement’s Role in Enhancing Compliance and Mitigating Risk

Ardent Partners recently published a new research report, “Collaborative Contract Management: Procurement’s Role in Enhancing Compliance and Mitigating Risk.” It’s an exciting and refreshing look at how Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) and procurement teams can utilize innovations in contract management solutions to collaborate more internally and externally, increase compliance, mitigate risks, and ultimately deliver greater...

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On-Demand Talent and the Rise of Work Market and the FMS Platform

By now, the industry knows the impact of the contingent workforce. A quick recap: Nearly a third (32%) of today’s total workforce is comprised of non-traditional and non-employee labor and talent. By the end of 2017, anywhere from 45%-to-50% of the world’s total workforce will be comprised of workers from this segment. 92% of enterprises cite...

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Collaborative Contract Management: Procurement’s Role in Enhancing Compliance and Mitigating Risk (Webinar)

In 2015, collaboration is the name of the game in procurement and frequently entails working with key internal stakeholders (like line-of-business managers and legal departments) or preferred suppliers to drive greater value through sourcing and procurement. For Chief Procurement Officers (“CPOs”) and other supply management leaders, collaboration has taken on many new and innovative forms...

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Then and Now: A Technology Evolution Series, Part III: Event Management

CPO Rising is excited to publish an interesting series of articles focused on the evolution of technology solutions and automated platforms within the greater spend management spectrum. In each article, we’ll dive into the “then” aspect of a particular solution and explain how it benefited enterprises years ago, and the “now”: an introspective look at how a...

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