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Strategy  // Posts tagged as "Strategy"

NEW Survey: The State of Procurement 2018 – Age of Intelligence

I am pleased to announce that the survey for our annual “State of Procurement and the CPO” report is now open. If you have 15 minutes to spare today or later this week to complete the survey, I would be most appreciative. By taking the survey, you have an opportunity to help advance the collective knowledge of...

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What is the State of Procurement Tech in 2018? And What are the Procurement Trends and Predictions? Last Chance to Find Out!

Tonight, the President of the United States will travel to Capital Hill to deliver the annual State of the Union address to the U.S. Congress and the American people. It is an American tradition, and a celebrated moment for presidential administrations, legislators, and the electorate. It is a chance for presidents to triumphantly reflect on the...

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Instant Analysis: ADP Acquires WorkMarket…But What Does This Mean for the Future of Work?

Ardent’s latest research study, The State of Contingent Workforce Management: The Convergence of Talent, Technology, and the Future of Work, found that 40% of today’s total workforce is considered non-employee by employers. This is a figure that includes professional services, independent contractors, flexible workers, freelancers, temporary staff, and robotics. As such, it makes perfect sense that industry...

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Procurement Trends & Predictions in 2018 (Webinar 1/30)

Are you ready for 2018? The year ahead will present big challenges to the modern Chief Procurement Officer and every other contributor to a procurement operation. Join Andrew Bartolini, Chief Research Officer at Ardent Partners, and Christopher J. Dwyer, VP of Research, as they present their Big Trends and Predictions for Procurement in 2018. If you work...

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Announcing the State of Contingent Workforce Management 2018 Report!

The foundational elements to the “New World of Work,” beyond the technological advancements fueling business operations, is the mindset behind how talent is engaged, sourced, and managed. Key business projects and initiatives are now addressed in an on-demand manner, and work in conjunction with a literal “talent revolution” in which more and more top-tier, highly-skilled...

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Reflections on The CPO Rising 2017 Summit (Part 3): We Are All Game-changers

Today’s article is the third installment in a series we’re running on the CPO Rising Summit we held last month at the Harvard Club of Boston. It’s been over a month since our second-annual event, and as we end the year, we’re taking some time to pause and reflect not only on 2017, but also on...

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CPO Rising 2017 Summit Perspectives – Ten Ways Real-Time Data Transforms Procurement to Deliver Tremendous Savings and Value, from Aquiire

This year’s CPO Rising 2017 Summit featured exciting roundtable sessions where attendees got to exchange ideas and talk about innovative strategies to help improve the performance of their procurement department. In this article series, we look to our roundtable hosts, who captured thoughts and insights from the roundtable sessions they each hosted at the Summit....

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Reflections on The CPO Rising 2017 Summit (Part 2): A Team Effort

Today’s article is the second installment in a series we’re running on the CPO Rising Summit we held last month at the Harvard Club of Boston. It’s been over a month since our second-annual event, and as we end the year, we’re taking some time to pause and reflect not only on 2017, but also on...

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New Procurement Toys for the New Year (and Last Webinar of 2017)!

Before you head out for the holiday break, please join Ardent Partners’ Chief Research Officer, Andrew Bartolini for a complimentary webinar, New Procurement Toys for the New Year, on Tuesday, December 19th at 2 PM EST, sponsored by GEP. We’ve made a list and we’re checking it twice…. Whether they’ve been “naughty” or “nice” this year, all supply management...

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The Two Sides of Total Workforce Management

Traditional approaches to work and managing the modern workforce are becoming less impactful and will eventually become obsolete. Today’s global market feeds on agility, flexibility, and innovation; enterprise programs related to workforce management must be transformed in order to keep pace with the talent evolution. Total workforce management represents the next wave of progression in...

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