Purchasing Future Trends 2013 and Beyond (Luncheon + Presentation)
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Purchasing and Supply is on the verge of a big shift. Traditional Purchasing organizations and jobs will transform more in the next 5 years than the previous 100 years. What are the changes that are coming in the next several years and what skills do Purchasing Professionals need to develop and what do they need to forget.
Topics will include:
• Everything becomes a Commodity
• Syndicated Commerce
• Big Data
• Emerging procure to pay process and metrics
• What skills are needed in the next several years.
• What skills you have no that you must forget.
• Purchasing revenue generating opportunity example.
• Optimistic view of opportunity ahead for Purchasing Professionals
Bill Kohnen BIO -> http://www.linkedin.com/in/kohnen
Bill Kohnen has over 20 years of direct experience with Purchasing for global organizations. Recently he returned to the US after several years living and working in Asia. His biggest career influences have been starting his work career in the Silicon Valley and also Graduating from the St. Mary’s College Graduate Program in Procurement and Contract Management. Besides working in various industries including Semiconductors, Defense, and Medical he also has been an Instructor at the University of Phoenix for purchasing programs.
Currently Bill is Director of Supply Management and Content at Rearden Commerce in Foster City. http://www.reardencommerce.com/
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Institute for Supply Management [ISM] - Silicon Valley
P.O. Box 32156, San Jose, CA 95152
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Institute for Supply Management [ISM] of Silicon Valley
Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the first supply management institute in the world. Founded in 1915, ISM exists to lead and serve the supply management profession and is a highly influential and respected association in the global marketplace. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — ISM maintains a strong global influence among individuals and organizations.
Institute for Supply Management [ISM] - Silicon Valley, P.O. Box 32156, San Jose, CA 95152
ISM of Silicon Valley - Santa Clara County; Fremont, Newark and Union City in Alameda County; Atherton, Belmont, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo and Woodside in San Mateo County; and San Benito, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties.