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Supply Market Intelligence for Procurement Professionals by Kelly Barner, Jeanette Jones

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QUALITY ASSURANCE

In a manner of speaking, supply market intelligence provides quality assurance for all of procurement’s market-driven efforts. Without validation from third-party sources, procurement may be overly reliant on current and potential suppliers to build an understanding of a market. While suppliers are a legitimate and realistic source of information, it is wise to test their objectivity. Procurement should exert their information independence by making their own inquiries into topics of importance. Procurement should also take the time to build deliberate quality assurance measures into their supply market intelligence efforts to ...

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