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8 steps to your Procurement Digital Roadmap

Many organisations are struggling with where they should go on their digital procurement journey. This article gives you actionable guidance and 8 steps you can take to get a clear digital roadmap for your team. As Dr Elouise Epstein of Kearney … Read More

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Must-read books for procurement professionals

Last month we outlined a few titles that we, as procurement professionals and leaders, believe should be found on your shelves, or if you prefer more, audible library. Therefore, we wanted to make it convenient for you to pick up and listen to … Read More

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Rich Sains: My journey to Strategic Procurement

I’m a child of the 1980s and it was clear from an early age that I’d go into tech. I was very curious about how things work and I would walk off whilst at the shops, ending up in the window display after following power cables. Getting my first Sinclair Spectrum … Read More

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How’s the ‘Great Resignation’​ affecting Procurement?

No matter what sector you work in, you’ll have heard of the term ‘The Great Resignation’. What does this mean and how does it affect Procurement? Either the pandemic has led us to reevaluate, with many striking a better balance … Read More

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How procurement can better engage the C-Suite post-pandemic

Procurement is having a moment. While globalisation and digital transformation have brought about rapid change in supply chains, COVID-19 accelerated and disrupted this process in equal measure. And the long tail of this – from fuel shortages to supply issues … Read More

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Let’s Target the Root Cause of Overwork: Poor Systems and Processes

The topic of burnout has been rising up the agenda for employers across the board in recent years, with workers complaining of increasing workloads not being matched by investments in extra headcount or pay. Then the pandemic happened. As the … Read More

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Supercharge your Digital Transformation With These Top 3 Tips

Here at Acada, we have spoken about the need for digital transformation of the procurement profession for years now. However, in spite of the huge benefits that digital transformation can bring, many teams are still early in their adoption of … Read More

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Digital transformation is about people, not technology

The key to doing digital transformation right is making sure the process is all about the people   Perhaps the most common mistake we see people make when going through a digital transformation programme is focusing too much on the … Read More

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How to Find the Right KPIs for Your Procurement Team

Performance tracking is key to the success of any business process. As the legendary consultant Peter Drucker once said, ‘what gets measured gets managed’, and improvement relies on knowing where you are and where you want to get to. But … Read More

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2020 Recap – Business Tech News

2020 was indeed a very unique year. Many of would say passed so quickly, and yet with so little new memories and experiences. However, we managed to get business done, to invent, to transform. Below we present you with 20 … Read More

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