In another of eWorld’s 30-minute briefings, Jon Vass, Account Executive at Tradeshift, the business commerce flexible platform, talked to us about Procurement’s future. By that he meant Procurement’s move away from being looked upon traditionally to manage costs, improve operational efficiencies, and manage supplier relationships, towards facilitating innovation and agility across the business, and adapting to become more accommodating. Here are a few of his pretty radical thoughts.
If the procurement function carries on the way it is now, he says, it will either face extinction, or head towards science fiction – a bold statement and not much room for any other scenario.
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