Tania Seary is the founder of Procurious – she is talking today at the Big Ideas Summit, the world’s first digitally-led procurement event. Join the Big Ideas Group to hear 40 of the most influential thought-leaders air their ‘Big Ideas’ on cost, risk, technology and people management. Late last year, I was fascinated to see … Continue reading Why Procurement Should Flex Its Muscle
Wow! How on earth do you write that session up? I’ve just sat through a panel discussion around where the procurement function is headed in the lead up to 2030. This might sound extreme but it was the best procurement panel discussion I’ve ever heard. From redefining business models, removing ourselves from the grasps of the … Continue reading Big Ideas – The best procurement panel discussion I’ve heard
I’ve just been listening to Chris Sawchuk from The Hackett Group give a keynote speech about the need for agility and flexibility within procurement operations. Chris stressed that in a business environment where markets are constantly changing (oil prices, exchange rates etc.) the need for organisations to adapt and move quickly has never been more … Continue reading What can Procurement learn from UBER?
In the first of our ‘Big Ideas’ panel discussions Sigi Osagie, Helen MacKenzie, Andrew MacAskill and Sarah Trota took to the stage to provide their perspectives on authentic leadership, and the challenges of trekking through the procurement jungle. The panel are asked: What is the role of the leader in reengaging the humanity? Helen starts things off by … Continue reading How can we make progress through the jungle of procurement?
If there’s a man more enthusiastic and passionate about procurement improvement that Sigi Osagie I’d like to meet him. I’ve just listened to Sigi outline his thoughts around the importance of people in the procurement process at the Procurious Big Ideas Summit. His insights were inspiring to say the least. Sigi spoke passionately about how … Continue reading Sigi Osagie’s Big Idea on ‘Unlocking our people’s passion’
Sarah has over 20 years experience in the commercial sector, latterly as Employee Relations Manager for Sainsbury’s. She then joined the Board at a large not for profit Housing Group, where she spent seven successful years, enjoying broadening her areas of responsibility. Today she is sharing her insights on ‘Bringing your whole self to work’ at … Continue reading Sarah Trota`s Big Ideas on Bringing Your Whole Self to Work
Welcome to the Big Ideas Summit 2015! The Procurious Big Ideas Summit is off to a flying start. The venue is stunning, guests are fed and caffeinated and, as I type this Tania Seary, the founder of Procurious is giving her opening speech. As Tania has just pointed out, while there are only 40 people … Continue reading The Big Ideas Summit 2015 Is Live!