In this series of video clips, Source One’s Kathleen Jordan looks at benefits sourcing can provide to marketing professionals to help alleviate challenges and burdens that marketing tends to face when overseeing agency relationships and managing significant budgets. Part 1 identifies trends in the sourcing and marketing relationship.
Purchasing professionals who were open and honest and shared information with suppliers during the recession now are finding the effort worthwhile: It's made it a little easier to do business in the recovering economy.
Healthcare facilities often struggle to source telemedicine services and technology as telecommunications is often a poorly managed spend category. As these remote services have unique technical requirements, a clear perception of the facility’s current network is required to determine additional services needed to deliver the best-fit telemedicine solution. Sourcing these services involves analysis of current inventory to implementation and migration of new services and equipment.
As the My Purchasing Center team prepares to head to Orlando next week for the 96th Annual International Supply Management Conference and Educational Exhibit, it’s probably a good time to look at what’s been happening and what’s ahead for the site.