Organizations are facing unprecedented change and disruptions that threaten their future viability. Consumerization, expanding regulatory requirements, pricing pressures, an ever-evolving industry landscape due to M&A activity, shifts to outcome-based pricing are all key forces compelling procurement leaders to reevaluate strategies.
Given this convergence of forces, chief procurement officers must ask themselves "What will be the role of procurement be? Is there one?"
Enabling user friendly processes, policies and procedures, harnessing broad data sets to drive automation and analytics, and empowering self-service across all processes to do more with less are just some of the disruptions that are quickly making their way into each organization. How can you prepare for the future of procurement?