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Phil Ideson

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Philip Ideson is the founder, editor and host of the Art of Procurement Network.  His prior experience includes work at Accenture, Ally Financial Inc., and Chiquita Brands International Corporation. 

The Art of Procurement podcast delivers multi-channel learning and development programs to help procurement leaders increase the capabilities of their internal teams.

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Switching to outsourced strategic procurement and the steps to take
Apr 12, 2018    0

Making the switch to outsourced strategic procurement is not as simple as handing tasks and responsibilities to a third party. It requires wholesale change that starts from within. Someone in procurement needs to lead that change, and it may or may not be the CPO. What procurement needs to do is to find the catalysts in their midst.

A catalyst brings his or her own energy to each situation. If they are effective, they will also infuse others with that energy and rise as natural...