I sat down with Michael Rösch, COO of POOL4TOOL, to chat about cloud
computing. With a lot of buzz about the impact of the cloud on business, it
was a chance to get a perspective, as well as a few hints and tips, from
someone who has been at the coalface of procurement cloud services for the
past 15 years. Michael has been at POOL4TOOL since 2000, becoming COO in
2012, and has worked on projects with German giants like Behr, Hansgrohe,
Heidelberger Printing Presses, Carl Zeiss and ThyssenKrupp Presta in that
Charlotte: The burgeoning benefits of cloud computing to businesses are
well-known. It's enormously flexible, instantly scalable, continuously
updated and accessible with just an internet connection. It's a simple
question, but an important one: how are cloud-based solutions benefiting
procurement organizations specifically?
Michael: Procurement can ben... (more)
This has been cross-posted from procurement.world.
Last December, the Boston-based PR agency, Corporate Ink, published an
article about the impact of the millennial generation on modern supply chain
trends. If you haven't heard of it, "millennial" is a demographic term for
the young and tech-savvy, most commonly born in the 90s, who can't remember a
time without a home internet connection.
As an important consumer and professional group, the values of this
generation have a massive impact on the business world. Older millennials are
already moving into middle management in more e... (more)