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From spend management to real-time risk management. Procurement has come a long way in a few short years

15 years ago, the topic of discussion at the very first Congress that Procurement Leaders organised, was how the function could better manage complex spend.

Looking back now it seems like a much more innocent time for the function.

There had been no global financial crisis and new technologies were emerging that promised to help cut complexity and help the function get control of more areas of spend.

SEI can transform procurement’s role in modern business

Many procurement functions have a vision of what supplier-enabled innovation (SEI) can achieve. A means of bringing external solutions into an organisation to reinforce its ability to innovate, SEI has the potential to unlock new value streams and transform procurement’s role in modern business