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    Nine Out of Ten CPOs Agree: Better Procurement Needed by Andrew Bartolini
    Published on May 05, 2015
    Ardent Partners recently published my annual CPO-themed report – CPO Rising 2015: The Agility Agenda  – which is drawn from the responses of more than 300 chief procurement officers and other procurement executives (as well as 26 CPO interviews) and presents…
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    The Agility Agenda For Procurement [INFOGRAPHIC] by Amy Moore
    Published on April 29, 2015
    “The keys to the castle will ultimately be given to the procurement teams that can anticipate and adapt to dynamic change.” – Andrew Bartolini, Ardent Partners Over 300 chief procurement officers (CPOs) weighed in for Ardent Partners’ “CPO Rising 2015”…

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