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If you have missed our monthly series of webinars on Category Management, I would highly recommend that you join us next Tuesday, June 27th.  We are getting great feedback and the number of registrants continues to climb every month – mostly through people telling their colleagues about it.  We have been using our Maturity Model [...]

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Author: Dalip Raheja
Posted: June 22, 2017, 7:17 pm

We started talking about this question back in January of this year and then added a Webinar series in April in response to the overwhelming interest in this topic.  All I can say is WOW!  Most organizations are trying to move to Category Management but are either not sure “what” it is, or  “how” to [...]

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Author: Anne Kohler
Posted: June 15, 2017, 3:42 pm

I can’t remember the first time I saw some article/white paper with that topic and blaring title but it was a looong time ago.  And I betcha if you google it today you would get a large number of hits.  We have also spoken on this topic at many conferences worldwide, written about it multiple [...]

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Author: Dalip Raheja
Posted: June 8, 2017, 6:35 pm

We launched this webinar series with a discussion of the major differences between Strategic Sourcing and Category Management and now we will move into the nitty gritty of getting there.  Using the TMG Sourcing Maturity Model as the framework, we will tackle two domains in every webinar.  The last webinar covered Strategy and Risk Management.  [...]

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Author: TMG Admin
Posted: June 1, 2017, 6:19 pm

If you think the title refers to money, think again!   Companies spend millions / billions of dollars a year on managing their balance sheet as if money was their scarcest resource.  In a recent HBR article “What if Companies Managed People as Carefully as They Manage Money?” the author notes that financial capital “is relatively [...]

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Author: Anne Kohler
Posted: June 1, 2017, 6:05 pm