Rethinking Procurement’s Approach to Marketing Operations Spend w/ Phil Schoonmaker

“There’s a ton of nuance to the marketing category, so even in today’s high-tech environment, strategic, mutually beneficial, personal relationships with suppliers are more important than ever.” Marketing has always been a difficult category for procurement to bring under management. In the earliest days, it was placed beyond our scope, and more recently, the lack… Continue reading Rethinking Procurement’s Approach to Marketing Operations Spend w/ Phil Schoonmaker

Partnership as a Service: Driving Change & Delivering Unconventional Returns at UMass

“We’re not just buying technology, we’re buying processes and intelligence that SupplyLogic brings to the table. It allows us to choose from a portfolio of suppliers that can not only provide great products and services, but are also local, diverse, or environmentally-friendly.”  –David Cho, Chief Procurement Officer and Managing Director at the University of Massachusetts Each change… Continue reading Partnership as a Service: Driving Change & Delivering Unconventional Returns at UMass