CPO Rising is a news and media site written for and about Chief Procurement Officers and other supply management executives. Its mission is to engage executive leaders with top-quality, progressive, and original content. CPO Rising publishes an annual CPO-themed report, incorporating dialogue that Ardent Partners’ analysts have had with CPOs and other procurement leaders. CPO Rising is published by noted analyst, Andrew Bartolini, the Chief Research Officer at Ardent Partners

Procurement Leaders bills itself as the world’s largest and most valued procurement network and intelligence platform. Membership includes access to research and insight, tools and advisory services, and the ability to connect to an expert network. Procurement Leaders hosts the annual World Procurement Awards, in addition to various forums and congresses. The Procurement Leaders Marketplace contains the profiles of leading procurement service providers, as well as a library of free, leading-edge content. Leaders Quarterly (PLQ) and Monitor are publications designed to inspire, inform and educate procurement chiefs and their teams on the latest trends shaping the function.

Procurious is an online business network specifically created for procurement and supply chain professionals and is comprised of experts from around the world. Resources include news and thought leadership, a comprehensive directory of events, access to discussions to ask questions and share knowledge, and training and online learning opportunities in the form of featured classes, e-Learning, and podcasts. Procurious sponsors the Big Ideas Summit, which is an interactive, online event where senior executives, industry thought-leaders and CPOs share inspirational strategies and solutions with digital delegates via a live platform and face-to-face global events. Both open access and fee-based.

Public Spend Forum is a global knowledge network for public procurement and the public sector market. Free membership allows you access to the latest news, category and market intelligence, learning resources, and networking opportunities. The Market Research Library provides the latest market and supplier intelligence  with a focus on emerging technology. In 2018, GovShop was launched which is a resource that allows users to find and connect with suppliers for the public sector market. It was created and designed specifically for government procurement researchers.

Purchasing Insight’s website covers many topics relating to purchase-to-pay, including e-invoicing, supply chain finance, accounts payable (AP) automation, and e-procurement. The open access resources section includes how-to content on e-invoicing, building a business case, and procurement and purchasing processes. Pete Loughlin is the founder and Managing Editor.

The Reshoring Initiative's mission is to bring good, well-paying manufacturing jobs back to the United States by helping companies more accurately assess their total cost of offshoring. The Library is comprehensive and well designed and provides access to over 6300 authoritative articles. The website's Resources section provides links to Caste Studies, Webinars, Presentations, Programs, Videos and Reports. The News/Events section provides access to news, upcoming events, a blog, and eNewsletter. There is also The Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Estimator, which is a free tool that helps companies account for all relevant factors to determine the true total cost of ownership. Harry Moser is President.

SCM World is a global community of senior supply chain professionals. Webinars, research reports, and best practice insights are accessed in addition to educational events, conferences, and regional workshops on specialized topics. SCM World is now part of Gartner. Membership required.

Spend Matters, launched in 2004, was the first blog in the procurement and supply chain sector. It has expanded to become a respected global content community and claims to publish more research than all of the traditional industry analyst firms combined. The SolutionMap offering ranks procurement/supply chain technology (with input from both customers and analysts) tailored for organizational needs. In addition to SolutionMap, Spend Matters network sites include Spend Matters UK/EU-MX/LA, Chief Procurement Officer, Almanac, MetalMiner, and Public Spend Forum/EU. Spend Matters publishes free research, as well as premium content for Spend Matters PRO members. Spend Matters offers a wide range of coverage areas including, but not limited to, eProcurement/Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Contingent Workforce, Sourcing, and Commodities. 

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