Procurement needs to embrace agility in 2018, argues Guy Strafford
Much like Top Gun’s Maverick and Goose, procurement will have a “need for speed” in 2018. Your CEO is worrying about speed and agility, so you should be worrying about it too.
AI, big data and digital are evocative phrases but they are agents – at various stages of progress – of a bigger force: the desire to accelerate change. The next year will not be about how to deploy these nascent technologies. It will be about something more fundamental: how CPOs respond to the desire to move faster.