Using Blockchain to Track, Analyse and Improve Food Freshness

Using Blockchain to Track, Analyse and Improve Food Freshness

Information is power. And when it comes to choosing the food we eat, we have a fairly good amount of power: ingredients, nutrition breakdown, and use-by dates. But what about the origin of that steak you’re about to buy? Do you have a good view of where it actually comes from? How fresh is it really? And are you sure it’s safe from contamination? Golden State Foods (GSF), one of the world’s largest diversified food service providers, is tackling this ....

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How to Raise Procurement’s Brand in Your Organisation [Hint: It Starts With You]

How to Raise Procurement’s Brand in Your Organisation [Hint: It Starts With You]

Globalisation has changed business as we know it. The world is smaller, and technology and connectivity has given us the sense that sourcing anything from anywhere is imminently possible. Despite this, procurement teams are often viewed as blockers to progress, slowing down customers in the name of process and compliance. The modern procurement function demands a more strategic professional with a unique skillset required to deliver value. Yet demonstrating this value to the rest of the business remains a challenge. ....

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Raising Procurement’s Status, Emerging Tech, and Personal Mastery: Procurement Innovation Festival 2019

Raising Procurement’s Status, Emerging Tech, and Personal Mastery: Procurement Innovation Festival 2019

As modern procurement functions continue to evolve, there is an increasing demand for professionals to deliver value from their networks by way of influencing, negotiating and tactically dealing with customers and suppliers within the supply chain. It’s clear that the skills to run a well-oiled procurement function are vast. Demonstrating this value to the rest of the business remains a bigger challenge. This idea of raising procurement’s brand within the business – from a cost centre to true value provider ....

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Get Gritty to Be Future-Fit

Get Gritty to Be Future-Fit

There’s the one habit that will keep each of us relevant and valuable during times of rapid change. Do you have it? It’s the worst of times, and the best of times. Our worlds are transforming – and fast. Now artificial intelligence is at the centre of a new wave of change. But change is our friend, says brand and PR expert Chris Savage. He’ll be sharing his insights on How to Build Procurements’ Brand Across the Business at The ....

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Innovation in Procurement: Research Report 2019

Innovation in Procurement: Research Report 2019

The procurement space is currently ripe for disruption. With the spotlight shining brightly on sustainable procurement, tougher regulations around modern slavery, and an increased focus on the bottom line for businesses globally, the procurement function is uniquely positioned to drive this disruption. The need for fresh, innovative solutions, going wide in thinking and borrowing ideas from outside functions, industries and geographies, has never been more imperative. If we focus on the areas that matter, then we are well positioned to ....

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