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Smart Cube and CASME Alliance to Benefit the Global Procurement Community

London, 27 April 2020: The Smart Cube, a global provider of strategic research and analytics solutions, and …

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CASME moves all face-to-face RoundTables online in response to COVID-19 outbreak

CASME is taking action to provide continued events, resources and support during the COVID-19 outbreak that is affecting meetings and gatherings all over the world.

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Will the Use of Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) Replace Category Management?

Procurement has traditionally been organised around the concept of category management, yet procurement practitioners are beginning to ask whether supplier relationship management is, in fact,…

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7 Actions Procurement is Taking in Response to COVID-19

Procurement has a vital role to play when managing the impact of the Covid-19 virus.  We surveyed CASME subscribers to understand the actions being taken to minimise the impact of supply chain…

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What’s Next for Indirect Procurement?

Business developments, market forces and competitive pressures have a significant impact on how indirect procurement teams apply strategic, tactical and technical changes that enable them to…

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Climate Crisis: Step Forward Procurement

Bill Young, a CASME RoundTable facilitator in EMEA, asks what actions businesses are taking towards meeting the net-zero carbon emissions goal, and why Procurement should start preparing a board…

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CASME Poll Uncovers Risk Management Strategies

Procurement’s role in managing risk has increased and matured substantially during the last five years.

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How will Sustainable Procurement be Achieved?

As we look back on the last decade, sustainability was increasingly forcing the future agenda of global businesses.

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