A glimpse of Apple’s power over its supply chain

As one of the most successful and profitable organisations on the planet, most people in the procurement world want to know how consumer electronics giant Apple goes about its purchasing activities. We want to know what they do and how they do it but, famously, the...

Financial services risk: Progress to proactive

Risk, at least for procurement, has two faces. First, there is the world of macroeconomic and geopolitical disruption and negative headlines. Second, the function must consider the behind-the-scenes mechanics that protect businesses from the effects of disruption....