Axis announces Smart Buildings & Smart Cities Security whitepaper

Latest whitepaper provides detailed study of benefits and challenges for smart buildings and city management and highlights methodology to effectively address associated security risks Axis Communications, the market leader in network video technology, has today announced the release of its latest whitepaper, Smart Buildings & Smart Cities Security. Authored in association with Virtually Informed and Unified Security, the […]

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Aximetria Announces New Voice Authorisation Technology for Mobile Banking

The fintech startup Aximetria developed a new private keyless voice authorisation technology for mobile banking. Voice authorisation completely obviates the need for private key generation and is sufficiently ingenious and pragmatic an approach, to secure monetary transactions. Currently, there are many different mobile wallets on the market and each of them is built on a particular method of […]

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DCT Abu Dhabi awarded CIPS Corporate Platinum Accolade

DCT Abu Dhabi, has achieved the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, CIPS, – Corporate Platinum Award, according to state news agency WAM. The award is the highest certification in the procurement profession globally that can be reached by an organisation. DCT Abu Dhabi is the only organisation to have jumped from CIPS’ Standard Level, […]

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Frank Vorrath explores the hidden potential of a strategy-driven supply chain

By Kevin Davies Listen to the podcast here! In your career you’ve identified some serious unlocked strategic potential in the supply chain, what first alerted you to this? I have been working for some time with Dr Bram Desmet and he wrote for me, one of the most profound and excellent business and supply chain […]

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TalkTalk: a mature start-up

We travelled to Salford, Greater Manchester, to catch up with TalkTalk’s Managing Director of Technology, Change, and Security, Gary Steen regarding the telco’s commitment to thinking, and acting, differently in a highly competitive marketplace… TalkTalk is an established telecommunications company that fosters a youthful, pioneering spirit. “I like to think of TalkTalk as a mature […]

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The June issue of Interface Magazine is live!

Welcome to the June issue of Interface Magazine! Read the latest issue now! This month’s cover features Gary Steen, TalkTalk’s Managing Director of Technology, Change, and Security, Gary Steen regarding the telco’s commitment to thinking, and acting, differently in a highly competitive marketplace… TalkTalk is an established telecommunications company that fosters a youthful, pioneering spirit. […]

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Vinnell Arabia: Procurement excellence – a business enabler

We speak to Dr. Preston Butler, Jr., Director of Procurement and Subcontracts at Vinnell Arabia, a unique US/Saudi company of former military expat personnel who provide training and logistics to the Saudi National Guard… Vinnell Arabia is under contract with the United States Army and has been around in various different formats since 1975. Its […]

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Veeam: a procurement transformation

CPOstrategy interviews Natalia Graves VP, Head of Procurement at Veeam Software to discuss the company’s procurement transformation Natalia Graves is the first Vice President of Procurement at Veeam Software and when she joined in January 2018, she was asked to further evaluate already existing best practices at the software company, broadening those practices across the organisation, as well as […]

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June’s CPOstrategy is live!

Click here to read it! The latest issue of CPOstrategy is live and this month’s cover story features Natalia Graves, VP Head of Procurement at cloud management giant Veeam Software who discusses its recent procurement transformation. “We looked at simplifying our processes and putting systems into place that allow Veeam teams across the globe to […]

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The Hackett Group: digital transformation helping procurement to “Do More with Less”

Digital transformation is making it easier for procurement organisations to “do more with less,” according to newly-released Procurement Key Issues research from  The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). But there is still significant need for procurement to address its critical development priorities for 2019, including: improving analytical capabilities, aligning skills and talent with business needs, leveraging supplier relationships, enhancing agility, and […]

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CIPS releases its Procurement Power List

The Chartered Institute for Procurement and Supply (CIPS) has released its Procurement Power List, which recognises those leaders in the profession pushing the field of procurement forwards.  CIPS and Supply Management asked for nominations from a panel of experts and created a long list of candidates, including the CPOs of FTSE 100 organisations and significant public sector […]

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Capgemini report: Industry wants to leverage the 5G revolution but barriers remain

Industrial companies are embracing 5G connectivity as a primary enabler of digital transformation, and plan to implement the technology within two years. This is spurring interest in private licenses, which nearly half of large industrial companies (47%) intend to apply for, according to the latest findings from the Capgemini Research Institute. The 5G in Industrial […]

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World FinTech Report 2019: The industry is transitioning from Open Banking to “Open X”

The World FinTech Report (WFTR) 2019, published today by Capgemini and Efma, indicates that even though Open Banking has yet to reach maturity, the financial services industry is entering a new phase of innovation – referred to as “Open X” – that will require deeper collaboration and specialization. The report advocates that banks and other […]

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Exclusive supply chain podcast with Frank Vorrath, Gartner

“Great companies need to do three things: out-think, out-compete and outperform their competitors…” Frank Vorrath, Executive Partner of Supply Chain at Gartner. This week, in the third episode of an exclusive six-part supply-chain masterclass, Frank Vorrath, Executive Partner of Supply Chain at Gartner, reveals how supply chain excellence operating systems can really help build the […]

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Exclusive interview & podcast with Sam Achampong, Head of CIPS MENA

A global leader in procurement and supply chain, Sam Achampong is Head of CIPS MENA, and responsible for influencing supply chain and procurement transformations across the region… Listen to the podcast here! So, could you give us a brief outline of your role at CIPS MENA? CIPS works in a number of ways. I guess […]

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