Where is Your Content Focused?
Negotiations and sourcing continue to be the leading topics of training at most companies. Such areas as data analytics and supply chain financing are beginning to emerge but have not yet had widespread adoption in training and development content.
When Supply Management Partners with Marketing
Of organizations surveyed, 56 percent say the supply management group is involved in the marketing spend category, but only 24 percent of organizations have achieved high levels of strategic involvement.
Managed Spend: Growing Influence
How much of your organizational spend is influenced by your supply management or procurement team? Teams with high levels of managed spend are increasing their opportunity to leverage spend, mitigate supplier risk and bring more strategic value to the organization. Which spend areas are managed or influenced by your team? The challenging categories continue to be legal, HR, marketing, IT services and engineering services.