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Art of Procurement

Learn from Procurement Experts. Host Philip Ideson talks with thought leaders who share the trends, strategies and tactics that you can lever to elevate the role of procurement - and your career.
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Now displaying: January, 2016
Jan 29, 2016

On this weeks friday show, I discuss why procurement should focus on it's customers, and not on being "best in class".

Full show notes can be found at artofprocurement.com/19

Jan 26, 2016

On this weeks episode, we are joined by Alun Rafique and Nick Drewe, co-founders of Market Dojo to discuss when and how you can use eAuctions as part of your Sourcing Tool Kit.

Todays show notes can be found at artofprocurement.com/eauction

Jan 22, 2016

In today's Art Of Procurement Friday Show, I want to show how you can enable your high performers to work on strategic activities 100% of the time.

For all the show notes and transcription, please visit artofprocurement.com/17

Thanks for listening!

Jan 19, 2016

Todays guest is Bob Rodwell, and we discuss how to apply marketing procurement best practices to become relevant to your difficult business stakeholders.

Bob shares some great advice, including

  • How to become relevant when managing the Marketing category
  • Applying Marketing Procurement best practices to become relevant to your difficult stakeholders.
  • Best practices for managing RFP’s for creative services
  • Why Pepsi decentralizing marketing procurement was a one off, and not part of a broader trend.

Shownotes can be found at artofprocurement.com/marketingintro

Please share this episode if you have found it helpful.

Till next time,

Philip Ideson

Jan 15, 2016

Welcome to this weeks Friday Solo Show!

I recently received an email from a listener that had a couple of great questions.

  1. Do you perhaps have any tips for an individual such as myself who is a beginner when it comes to procurement?
  2. How can I become part of a 'procurement community'? I've joined various groups and blogs the last couple of months but I'm struggling to actually feel part of the discussions.

Be sure to listen to the episode to hear my answers. More detailed show notes with links can be found at artofprocurement.com/15

Jan 12, 2016

From the start of Art of Procurement, I have planned on recording a series of “how-to” or case studies that highlight the steps that leading companies are taking to tackle their most difficult procurement challenges. I’m excited to share with you the first in this “how-to” series.

Today’s guest is Tim Jones, the Head of Sourcing at Google.

Google Procurement have been on a journey to become a trusted advisor supporting the key strategic stakeholders that represent the most strategic supplier spend and initiatives rather than an RFP show. In today’s show, Tim will share Google’s journey to date, along with what I think are some really interesting approaches to drive stakeholder engagement.

Today's show notes are available at artofprocurement.com/google

 

Jan 8, 2016

In this Friday solo show, I give my thoughts on the previous episodes relating to the US & UK Job Markets.

There are a few key insights that I picked out of those two shows, but one thing that is a recurring theme is that companies who want to retain and attract the best people have to do things differently.

I hope you enjoy this episode

Jan 4, 2016

Mark Holyoake, Owner of The Holyoake Search Group, a boutique Recruitment Specialist focused exclusively on recruiting professionals into the Procurement function, explains the key strategies and tactics that you should follow to secure you perfect Procurement hires in 2016.

Jan 1, 2016

Welcome to 2016!  Host Philip Ideson shares his procurement journey, and discusses his vision for the Art of Procurement in 2016 - including a new regular Friday show.

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