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CPO News – July 15, 2016

Raymond Schlaff Joins Wood Group As Chief Procurement Officer Earlier this spring, multiple oil and gas trade publications reported that Raymond Schlaff, a 30 year procurement veteran, was selected as the new Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) at Wood Group, a UK-based international energy services firm. In his new role, Schlaff will be...

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CPO Rising 2016: Why CPOs Must Align Procurement More Closely with the Enterprise (and How)

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 and...

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The Role of Technology in Today’s Contingent Workforce Programs

Editor’s Note: Today’s article is another peek at the new Contingent Workforce Management: The 2016 Technology and Innovation Outlook Report, written by Ardent’s resident non-employee workforce expert, Christopher J. Dwyer. Click here to download the full report, and be sure to check out Christopher’s podcast, Contingent Workforce Weekly, for deeper discussion of the major themes...

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ISM 2016: Five Values You Share with Millennials

One of the hottest trends in supply management over the past year has been to discuss the rise of the Millennial Generation and how they are on deck, ready and able to replace the hordes of Baby Boomers that have already started to retire. Often, this discussion comes not-so-lightly peppered with the requisite stereotypes of...

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ISM 2016: Reaching Millennials with Technology

Earlier this month, the Ardent Partners analyst team took the short flight out to Indianapolis to attend the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) 101st annual conference. For the second year in a row, we had the pleasure of meeting with ISM’s CEO, Tom Derry, to discuss all things ISM. The conversation covered the growth of the ISM Conference...

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ISM 2016: Talking Growth with Tom Derry

Earlier this month, the Ardent Partners analyst team took the short flight out to Indianapolis to attend theInstitute for Supply Management’s (ISM) 101st annual conference. For the second year in a row, we had the pleasure of meeting with ISM’s CEO, Tom Derry, to discuss all things ISM. The conversation covered the growth of the ISM Conference...

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eSourcing: Five Lessons Learned from Gregg Brandyberry

Today, we highlight the long and illustrious career of Gregg Brandyberry, President of Rapid Deployment Procurement Excellence, Inc., and one of three members of the CPO Rising Hall of Fame Charter Class of 2016. On Day 1 of Ardent Partners’ inaugural CPO Rising Procurement Executive Summit, Gregg sat on a lively CPO Panel Discussion: Procurement Agility in the Age of...

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Gregg Brandyberry: Profile of a CPO Rising Hall-of-Famer

Today on CPO Rising, we highlight the long and illustrious career of Gregg Brandyberry, President of Rapid Deployment Procurement Excellence, Inc., and one of three members of the CPO Rising Hall of Fame Charter Class of 2016. On Day 1 of the event, Gregg sat on a lively CPO Panel Discussion: Procurement Agility in the Age of Innovation, where...

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What Can We Learn from the Golden State Warriors?

Editor’s Note: Today’s article is yet another indicator of the evolution of the non-employee workforce. If you don’t have lunch plans for this afternoon, be sure to check out Ardent’s resident contingent workforce management (“CWM”) expert and research director, Christopher J. Dwyer, guest on a complimentary webinar at noon ET. The event, which is hosted...

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New Webinar – CPO Rising 2016: The Art and Science of Procurement

As our readers know, CPO Rising is the name of this website, but it is also the name of both our annual CPO research study and event. Well, I am happy to say that the report is ready to be published at the end of the month. We will also be hosting a webinar that will provide a...

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