This is a thorough discussion on the key aspects of purchasing, supply chain management, and strategic sourcing. CIOs who want to get the basics right will find this a very helpful reference. (800+ pages) This guide to strategic sourcing will help you with the following: What is purchasing, procurement, supply chain management, and strategic sourcing?…
This presentation provides and in-depth and integrated introduction to strategic sourcing. The key is to understand sourcing not just in the context of purchasing but the entire supply chain and beyond. A MUST Read for the CIO. (500+ pages)
This presentation provides an introduction to strategic sourcing, describes its benefits, and details the results from an implementation.
This paper defines purchasing and related terms – procurement, supply chain management, buying, vendor management, contract management, … A great place for the CIO to start if they are confused by the buzzwords being thrown around when it comes to strategic sourcing!
A quick introduction to strategic sourcing – what is strategic sourcing? what is the scope of strategic sourcing? what are the advantages of strategic sourcing?
This excellent presentation provides an introduction to strategic sourcing. It introduces a strategic sourcing framework, discusses the difference between procurement, and strategic sourcing, highlights key industry trends, and proposes best practices for effective strategic sourcing implementation. Excellent Read!