Kronos Group

Category: On Procurement

How can you bring supplier relationships into the future with digital procurement?

Summary In the contemporary business environment, digital procurement is becoming increasingly popular and sought after by businesses around the world. The relationships between buyers and suppliers are one of the key components of the procurement process that needs to be digitalised to create lasting relationships and enjoy better opportunities. Using digitalisation to streamline the onboarding […]

How strategic procurement is giving procurement organisations an edge over their competition

Summary Strategic procurement has become a necessity in today’s business world and organisations try to remain competitive.  Having the right procurement strategies in place can help increase supply chain agility and bring down costs, thereby increasing the value of goods and services to their customers. With the reduced cost of supplies, by negotiating and taking […]

Trends that are shaping the future of management consulting jobs

Summary The world of consulting has been undergoing a massive transformation and management consulting jobs are experiencing the impacts of these changes. With most businesses having the infrastructures needed to operate all or most of their operations remotely, consulting firms are also shifting towards adopting remote consulting working models to become more accessible to a […]

How shifting from traditional procurement to Procurement 4.0 can help achieve cross-functional synergies

Summary Procurement 4.0 is a fast-growing concept that promotes the adoption and implementation of digital procurement processes which contemporary businesses are racing to incorporate into their operations.  With certain government bodies across Europe and the world making these transformations mandatory in the face of unprecedented global challenges, businesses are moving away from traditional procurement techniques […]

Utilising procurement services to optimise indirect spend management

Summary Procurement spending is rising and businesses are missing a vital component of the procurement function that is adding to this increase—indirect spending. More contemporary businesses are turning to external procurement services to help mitigate these costs since they lack the expertise and insights to create meaningful and impactful change. One of the key ways […]

How procurement interim management is changing the face of procurement

Summary Procurement is changing. With the many challenges faced during the past few years, businesses are more vigilant than ever before. Establishing a strong procurement function that is capable of facing any challenge—present or future—is a key driver for contemporary organisations. Procurement interim management has become a clear method that most businesses utilise to gain […]

How procurement consultants can strengthen agility, innovation, and strategic foresight

Summary Procurement is fast becoming a strategic player in today’s supply chain and procurement consultants are becoming a valuable commodity. Aside from keeping their heads above water, businesses are also trying to strengthen their business operations to not only weather the existing storm but also navigate any uncertainties that may arise in the future through […]

Harnessing data analytics to fuel procurement transformation

Summary Procurement transformation consultants around the world appreciate the impact that data analytics is currently having on the transformation of procurement. Businesses too are realising the importance and taking the necessary steps to incorporate data analytics in their efforts to accelerate the transformation. Creating the right product segmentation can have a wide array of benefits […]

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Julie Brand

A part of Kronos Group’s team since 2018, Julie is a leader who has honed her specialisation in business transformation and utilised her expansive financial expertise to power business strategy and add value to what we do. She has amassed experience (Pfizer, Sony, AXA, SMEC, Tradelink) all over the world in strategy, project management, analysis, and supply chain.