Chapter News 

As a learning organization, we will find and identify activities and articles to enhance your education in the supply profession.  If you would like to share an activity, article, or event with the community, please contact info@ism-chicago.org.   

 


 

Manufacturers Share Their Seriously Scare Stories

 

03/01/2024

These are not your typical campfire horror stories.

 

 

Full Story:  Industry Week  

View Article

 


 

Procurement's Future: Are We Ready For It?

 

03/01/2024

Procurement has a great future ahead of it, thanks to advancing procurement technology, the growth of AI, and a stronger, more strategic footing.  However, the questions remains: Are businesses adequately prepared to enter this brave new world? 

For many organizations, it's a case of Procurement in name, but Purchasing in mindset still.  Legacy industries around the world are, in many ways, dominated by a more traditional mindset when it comes to Procurement.  If you work in an organization with this mindset, what steps can you take to precipitate change?

 

Full story: Procurious  

View Article

 


 

Several Ways to slim procurement tasks with AI

  

03/01/2024

Al's mapping and inventory management increase visibility that can improve efficiency and may help reduce the 50% of total product costs that supply chains often account for, says Konstantin von Bueren, co-founder of Procure Ai.  AI also can reduce risk and offer ways to empower employees, von Bueren says, noting several other benefits.  

Full story: Procurement

View Article