As 2020 draws to a close, the question is no longer what we could have done better this year, but instead, what do we need to do next year to ensure we’re better prepared? The answer to that is complex, but the essential first step is to understand what the top supply chain risks will be next year. Tony Webster-Smith, Regional APAC VP at Avetta, believes that the following five risks will be the most important for next year.
We successfully leveraged the COVID-era attention we got – now how does Procurement remain relevant and authoritative in the long term? Alex Saric shares how to build the influence to make your presence felt.
It goes without saying that procurement will have a different and more refined approach in the coming year. Global supply chains have taken a hit. While countries are slightly opening their doors, it is crucial that procurement makes changes that prepare them for what is coming.
Are you starting to plan for 2021 and what the next phase could be for your category or your team? Are you pondering what the future might hold and how to prepare?
Planning in time-horizon chunks, being in a “perpetual state of beta” and measuring your performance twice a week are just some of the recommended ideas.