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October 2017

Measuring The Immeasurable. KPI’s Have Been Replaced With QNV’s (Quantified New Value) How To Create Them

This webinar was recorded on 11 October 2017

This webinar will explore the new performance measurement dimension of procurement.

The traditional measures have served us well, but it’s time we moved on and showed our creativity and our credibility at the same time.

Previous webinars with Craig explored new sources of value and that begs the question ‘How […]

September 2017

Supplier Relationship and Value Management: Does your organization have what it takes?

This webinar was recorded on 26 September 2017

There’s no point designing an SRM programme if your organization lacks the competency to deliver it. Equally, simply training people without an agreed SRM method or strategy is a route to wasting your precious training budget. In this webinar, Four Pillars’ David Atkinson lays-out the skills necessary for effective […]

August 2017

Creating Transparency in the Supply Chain to Reduce Risk

This webinar was recorded on 29 August 2017

Labor and Human Rights. With the advent of disasters like Rana Plaza in Bangladesh, as well as factory work in low cost countries, working conditions are becoming a hot button for many companies. An important transition into creating transparency is when large organizations can create a “federated” network, […]

May 2017

Supplier Relationship and Value Management: The Five Programme Killers and How to Overcome Them

This webinar was recorded on 25 July 2017

This webinar offers two perspectives on implementing Supplier Relationship and Value Management: Firstly, as a programme, and then as a method.
At the programme level, David Atkinson, MD of consultants Four Pillars, provides a model for developing your organization’s supplier management strategy by introducing the five critical questions that […]

Measuring your Procurement Capability…A Self-assessment Technique

This webinar was recorded on 19 July 2017

This webinar will provide you with a do-it-yourself process for evaluating your and your team’s capabilities across a collection of key competencies in executing modern procurement.

Capability assessment has been, and will always be an important part of career development and team performance. There are solutions you can purchase and […]

April 2017

Finding Hidden In Year Savings

This webinar was recorded on 20 June 2017

Most procurement plans establish targets to be delivered over a number of years, and indeed most of the effort in the current year will not achieve maximum returns until future years Procurement. But there is still a target to deliver this year, and due to unforeseen circumstances you many […]

March 2017

The Digital Procurement Era

This webinar was recorded on 23 May 2017

As organizations move to an environment characterized by cloud computing, the Internet of things, distributed computing, and mobile applications, it will be important to understand where and how these technologies can create value and support procurement decision-making.

Key Topics of the Webinar:

How can digital supply chains help drive visibility, […]

Two Case Studies that Unlocked Invisible Value Where Cost Price was a Lower-Level Consideration

This webinar was recorded on 17 May 2017

This webinar will look at 2 case studies that bring to life the reality and factual nature of improved business outcomes that have been masterly performed by procurement colleagues. We talk about ‘new value’ and sometimes it’s hard to visualize or imagine yourself in the picture of delivering […]

Sourcing Optimization – Understanding The Process and The Benefits

This webinar was recorded on 25 April 2017

More and more companies are using sourcing optimization approaches and software, with considerable success. As computing power increases, the possibilities for using the process are also growing, and the results can be startling (and very positive). This webinar will give an overview of optimization, how it works, and […]

Innovative Data Leveraging for Procurement Analysis

This webinar was recorded on 28 March 2017

This webinar will explore the types of problems and questions faced by procurement executives that can benefit most through the application of analytical solutions (e.g. innovation, strategic cost management, risk mitigation, etc.). In addition, we will cover the different forms of cognitive solutions that are emerging to drive […]