Forward-thinking players are setting their sights on advancing the future of procurement with active value management. But there's a long way to go to become an essential part of the enterprise performance conversation.
Why "Googling" Isn't Good Enough When It Comes To Research
Business research demands the use of a wide range of sources. In this podcast, Helen Clegg makes the case for why Googling is not the best tool when it comes to doing serious business research. Helen outlines the limitations of Google's search and content coverage and suggests additional, and better ways to research a subject so that the whole story is told. She also shares her "8 Tips for Smarter Research" to ensure that your research is more rounded, authoritative, and objective.
A.T. Kearney Procurement & Analytic Solutions works with clients to assess their current enterprise-wide supply management capabilities, determine the critical gaps in relation to best practices and build a roadmap for improvement. We leverage current investments and capabilities to prioritize areas that will drive the biggest near term improvement results.
Lead your procurement organization in the right direction with ROSMA℠
The ability to measure, track, and manage the forces that drive performance is critical to a procurement organization’s success. A.T. Kearney has developed an innovative Procurement Performance Management (PPM) solution that allows accurate and real-time visibility into supply management activities and improvement opportunities. The solution guides procurement and key stakeholders through the entire workflow,from annual planning and project pipeline management to project tracking and results validation. Additionally, it manages resources and provides dashboards with performance metrics such as A.T. Kearney’s breakthrough performance indicator, ROSMA℠ (Return on Supply Management Assets). ROSMA℠ measures a procurement organization’s productivity and financial impact on the entire business.
Organizations acknowledge maintaining a competitive edge requires the infusion of analytics into their business strategies. Procurement and sourcing functions can leverage analytics to differentiate themselves from competitors and optimize key business processes.
A.T. Kearney Procurement & Analytic Solutions is dedicated to helping clients benefit from services and solutions that transform supply chain management processes, as well as analytic driven initiatives. We help them not only realize an immediate impact from improving their procurement management, procurement analytics, strategic sourcing initiatives, and supply chain management organizations but also secure a sustainable and growing advantage.