Mickey North Rizza, a leading authority on sourcing and supply management issues, is the VP of Strategic Services at spend analysis and strategic sourcing company BravoSolution. North Rizza’s primary focus is helping companies and guiding procurement practitioners on their journey from tactical supply management execution towards driving strategic top- and bottom-line value across the organization.
It’s time for something more dramatic than a quiet shift. And I want to see more procurement organizations make the change. So I’m calling for 2014 to be the year of procurement’s transformation. I know it won’t be easy, but with some careful planning it’s… Read More
To evolve, you must first understand where you are going now vs. where you are headed. Time is on our side, at least for the moment to figure out our journey, but it is also ticking away moment by moment. Read More
With its announcement to acquire Ariba, SAP appears to be positioning itself as the transactional B2B commerce technology leader. SAP is already one of the largest ERP technology companies, delivering enterprise wide products. Read More