How to Keep Bad Weather from Killing Your Logistics
A Healthy Obsession with Alex Yakubovich
In this episode of the Sourcing Industry Landscape, Dawn Tiura interviews Alex Yakubovich. Alex Yakubovich had a non-traditional path into the world of sourcing and procurement. In college, what started out as a project to earn extra cash turned into a profitable e-commerce venture that he and his co-founder later sold to Living Social.
The Bold, New Era for Procurement with Alan Day
Challenging the Status Quo, with Debbie Manos-McHenry, Jennifer Shepherd, and Kate Vitasek
Award-Winning Sustainable Procurement: What Makes an Effective Program
Sustainability is a dominant topic in media, business and social conversations today, and one that communications and corporate responsibility departments in major multinational organizations have been eager to pursue. It makes sense—successful sustainability programs are not only good for our planet and people, but also are proven to drive business value. But what does 'success' look like for procurement teams contributing to organizational programs and results?
Six indicators of a strong sustainable procurement program
RPA is Here to Stay with Ian Barkin
In this episode of the Sourcing Industry Landscape, Dawn Tiura interviews Ian Barkin. Ian Barkin is Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Symphony Ventures, a professional services firm that helps enterprises leverage automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and innovative resourcing solutions. When it comes to implementing Robotic Process Automation (RPA) into workplace culture, Ian is sympathetic workers’ concerns.
Can a Cracked Smartphone Shed Light on the Future of Procurement?
If a broken mirror causes seven years of bad luck, then what does it mean when your smartphone screen shatters? Uncertain of the answer,
It's All About the Outcomes with Greg Tennyson
In this episode of the Sourcing Industry Landscape, Dawn Tiura interviews Greg Tennyson. Greg Tennyson is Chief Procurement Officer, Business Transformation, at VSP Global. With a background in sales and experience as a former college athlete, Greg takes a collaborative, team-oriented approach to procurement.
Driving Innovation Through Procurement with Dr. Marcell Vollmer
In this episode of the Sourcing Industry Landscape, Dawn Tiura interviews Dr. Marcell Vollmer. Dr. Vollmer joins SIG CEO and President Dawn Tiura on The Sourcing Industry Landscape to talk about his role as Chief Digital Officer of SAP Ariba. Dr.
Trends in Sourcing and Procurement with Sean Delaney
In this episode of the Sourcing Industry Landscape, Dawn Tiura interviews Rob Bernshteyn. Rob Bernshteyn is the Chief Executive Officer of Coupa Software, a cloud platform for business spend management. After moving to the U.S. at a young age, what began as an interest in sports memorabilia turned into a profitable venture during middle school and high school to help fund his college education.
Leaders Never Stop Learning with Kristian O'Meara
In this episode of the Sourcing Industry Landscape, Dawn Tiura interviews Kristian O’Meara. Kristian O'Meara is Vice President of Market Solutions at JAGGAER, a global provider of source-to-pay solutions. O'Meara's journey into sourcing and procurement began with an internship for a franchise that proved to be the foundation for his career.
Inspiring and Setting Direction with Wayne Ezell
In this episode of the Sourcing Industry Landscape, Dawn Tiura interviews Wayne Ezell. Wayne Ezell, CPM, is Vice President of Procure-to-Pay with Fidelity Information Services (FIS). Ezell began his post-secondary education in physics and then moved into sourcing and procurement.
Minimizing Risk in the Outsource Model
2018 is not the first time our industry has come under fire. It’s had a colourful history from tales of cost-cutting to ethical arguments around driving labour arbitrage. Outsourcing has often been misunderstood and the whole industry blamed when things go wrong. But with the recent, spectacular collapse of Carillion we are seeing a renewed attack from certain corners in relation to the “failure of outsourcing.” A grand, sweeping statement, but is there any truth in it?
How to Source Top Talent in the Digital World with Michael Kearns
In this episode of the Sourcing Industry Landscape, Dawn Tiura interviews Michael Kearns. Mike Kearns is the Vice President of Enterprise Strategy at Toptal, an on-demand freelance talent procurement network.