News, Events & Insights: Category Management

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Book onto our next Category Management open course, taking place in Farnborough, UK - 4-6 June 19 More Info
A Strategic Approach to Maximize Business Profitability - 4th edition book now available! More Info
Read our latest Insight Whitepaper on making category management a powerful contributor to organizational success More Info
The fourth edition of Jonathan O’Brien’s book, "Category Management in Purchasing” is now available to pre-order More Info
Jonathan O'Brien, author of the globally-recognized "Category Management in Purchasing" text, is conducting a survey designed to gain an industry-wide perspective on what is needed to deploy category management successfully More Info
Positive CEO, Jonathan O'Brien is delivering interactive Category Management workshops in Sweden in May More Info
We are pleased to announce that our CEO, Jonathan O’Brien, has been invited to speak at Inköpardagen i Norr (Purchasing Day in the North), taking place in Sweden on 28 February 2018.... More Info
How to make sure your organization doesn't fall into an all too common trap. The same old buying approach badged as Category Management will fail to deliver results. ... More Info
Positive Purchasing, the specialist procurement and negotiation training and consultancy business, has announced a collaboration with patent renewal experts Patent Annuity Costs Ltd (www.pacipr.com) to launch a new program ... More Info
Are they an essential tool or are we limiting the potential that the supply base can offer? RFP’s (Request for Proposal) and, indeed, RFQs (Request for Quotation) are key tools in a buyer’s toolkit. These are almost certainly managed through an online platform and have become increasingly routine where there is an opportunity to run a competitive process. But do they really help bring advantage? ... More Info