Mature procurement organizations spend countless hours strategically sourcing multiple categories. Unfortunately, these same organizations miss one crucial step, they spend no time developing a strategy to manage the categories you've fought tooth and nail to source. That, from our perspective, is a huge strategic miss.
Fundamentals of developing a category strategy
Steps to managing a category on the backend
Communicate value and performance while reducing cost
Doug Van Wingerden, Senior Vice President, Procurement Transformation at Insight Sourcing Group
Doug Van Wingerden has over 20 years of consulting and operations experience and has supported large-scale, transformational programs for clients around the world in a variety of industries. His areas of specialty include process transformation, service delivery strategy, change management, organizational design, and technology rationalization. Doug has worked with and for some of the most prestigious brands in the world including AT&T, BASF, BestBuy, IBM, UnitedHealthcare, among others.