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Change Management - "Influencing Change"
  Topic: Article Name: Author:  
  Change Management The Solution to Procurement's Change Challenges B. Ardell Email
    Revolutionizing eSourcing Adoption - Blog Reprint B. Ardell Email
    Procurement Transformation B. Ardell Email
    Partnership to Influence Change in Procurement B. Ardell Email
    Making Sourcing Savings Stick B. Ardell Email
    Getting the Most Out of Cost Reduction P. Horgan Email
    Same Process ... Same Results ... Change It for Better Results D. Hoeppner Email
    Cost-Reduction is NOT a No-Brainer P. Horgan Email
           
Strategic Sourcing
  Topic: Article Name: Author:  
Analysis Spend Analysis vs. ERP B. Ardell Email
 
Bid Analysis Optimization Meets The Midmarket B. Ardell Email
 
Cash Management It’s 2012. Do You Know Where Your Cash Went in 2011?" B. Matthews Email
 
Disaster Planning Force Majeure B. Ardell Email
 
  eSourcing E-Sourcing for Non-Profits H. Fuller Email
    Strategizing for Successful eSourcing   Implementations B. Ardell Email
    Utilize eSourcing to Collect Critical Information C. Jostad Email
         
Indirect Spend Strategic Sourcing of Indirect Non-traditional Spend Categories D. Hoeppner Email
 
  Pricing Cost Modeling Provides Key Benefits R. Patton Email
    Price Indexes - Why? R. Patton Email
    Saving For A Rainy Day R. Patton Email
    The Ins and Outs of Using Price Indexes--Indices in-Sourcing ---Part 1 R. Patton Email
    The Ins and Outs of Using Price Indexes--Indices in Sourcing --- Part 2 R. Patton Email
    What Are We Training Suppliers To Do? B. Ardell Email
          
Procurement
  Topic: Article Name: Author:  
  Auctions Auctions: How Many Bidders Do You Need ? B. Ardell Email
    Reverse Auction Abuses B. Ardell Email
          
  Bidding Competitive Bids Most Effective in Cost Reduction R. Schlegelmilch Email
The Rest of the Story B. Ardell Email
         
  Capital Expenditures Capital Expenditures Project Services J. Wiley Sommerville Email
          
  Containers Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers  - Double  Digit Savings C. Jostad Email
          
  Contracts Contract Wisely B. Ardell Email
          
  Energy Now Is The Time To Source Energy C. Shaw Email
    Understanding Utilities / Energy C. Shaw Email
          
  Fleet/Vehicles Fleets Start to Consider Electric and Hybrid Vehicles P. Key Email
         
  Healthcare Increased Cash Flow and Savings for Healthcare Providers L. Fox Email
          
  Leveraged Agreements Consortium Agreements D. Hoeppner and
B. Matthews
Email
          
  Maintenance & Repair
Operations
MRO Cost Controls and Cost Drivers H. Fuller Email
          
  Merchant Credit Card Services Merchant Credit Card Services D. Hoeppner Email
         
  Negotiating Beware of Bid Shopping B. Ardell and
R. Patton
Email
    Building Negotiation Strength P. Horgan Email
    Negotiating Tips R. Schlegelmilch Email
    Sourcing Challenge Number One - The Sales Guy P. Horgan Email
    You Have to Ask B. Ardell Email
          
  Offshoring Low Cost Country Sourcing: Is it still a Viable Option for your Company? Staff Email
         
  Packaging Don't Get Boxed In" --- (White Paper on Packaging Sourcing Best Practices) B. Ardell Email
    Simplifying a Complex Category S. Avery Email
         
  Prescription Drugs Savings Where No One Dares to Look …Prescription Drug Benefits R. Schlegelmilch Email
         
  Print Do You Know Where Your Print Dollars Are Going? C. Jostad Email
    Financial Print C. Jostad Email
         
  Procurement Marketing Procurement: A Gold Mine for Those Who Take The Right Approach G. Preece Email
          
  Procurement Consulting Carpe Diem! B. Ardell Email
    What Have You Got To Lose? B. Ardell Email
         
  Relocation Global Employee Relocation Savings Staff Email
         
  Specifications Good Specifications: Mandatory for Effective Cost Reduction H. Fuller Email
         
  Suppliers Know Your Suppliers R. Schlegelmilch Email
    Supplier Diversity L. Fox Email
    Take A Long Term View B. Ardell Email
     Vendor Sales People Have A Different Agenda P. Horgan Email
         
  Telecom Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Telecom T. Thompson Email
    The Skeptical CIO: Telecom Savings Non-Existent T. Thompson Email
    Uncovering Telecom Savings In  Local Exchange Services T. Thompson Email
    Wireless Costs Detached From Mainstream Cost Containment Processes T. Thompson Email
    Wireless Industry Consolidation: Are You Ready? T. Thompson Email
         
  Training Training for Procurement Professionals - A Customized Approach R. Patton Email
         
  Travel Does Your Travel Program Need a Tune Up? C. Jostad and
M. Clair
Email
         

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