Process Improvement. The overall goal of a company is to take a concept/idea and transform it into a commercially profitable product or service. This is possible with the formation of specialist functional departments such as marketing, finance, procurement, etc… that take specific responsibilities and perform specific processes in order...
The ultimate objective of a Dynamic Procurement Audit is to enable better, quicker and higher profit decision making that will benefit the organisation's customers. A Dynamic Procurement Audit or perhaps if you prefer to call it a Procurement Assessment or ‘Health Check’ is a necessary step to ensure that...
Here are some of the critical areas to consider when strategically sourcing suppliers and commodities, before making choices that will impact how your business unit and/or organisation perform -- and how it will ultimately be viewed and perceived by its most important asset, your own customers. By Christophe Barriere-Varju Select suppliers and commodities not only on short-term...
Achieving Procurement Savings. What do you believe are the most important activities for Procurement in an organisation to achieve savings? Creating short-term savings initiatives or embarking in sustainable long-term cost elimination? The answer to this question is -- both. However each require a different approach and each have different implications....
Collaborative Project Governance Framework is the management framework within which project decisions are made. The establishment of a project related "Governance Environment" is a critical element of any project, small or large, simple or complex. A well defined Project Governance across executive, managerial, staff, suppliers and other parties with...
The Procurement Strategy seeks to improve all procurement related activities that enhance the competitiveness and efficiency of your organisation - and contribute to creating an agile environment whilst anticipating and proactively responding to market demand. A sound Procurement Strategy is made up of multiple elements that seek to improve the...
BvW Global Performance Management Frameworks (PMFs) enable your organisation to manage its internal and external performance at the strategic, tactical and operational levels. PMF looks at the objectives and goals of a particular project, function, team, department, or organisation, and using a collaborative approach outline the elements to be managed,...