In each of our last four reports on the state of the procurement and spend management job markets we’ve commented on the skills shortages that exist within the profession.
Many others have conducted research or written their own thoughts on how the procurement profession is adapting to change. There are links to several interesting articles below.
We believe the issue is becoming increasingly acute as the power and capability of the various procurement technology solutions available increases apace. That topic is particularly well covered in this research – The CPO Survey 2017
Here are some further opinions worth considering:
We welcome your comments on the subject below and hope we can develop an interesting debate. Also please feel free to post links to any other relevant articles