Procurement leaders are well aware that new technologies are merely beginning to impact their daily tasks and performance. The arrival of new technological breakthroughs, fueled by an explosion of data, is a blessing in disguise. In a highly competitive world, organizations need actionable insights from their data to improve performance. It’s especially critical when it comes to the procurement [...]
The "Purchasing" function (including S2P) is on the verge of a new transformation. Its positioning and contribution will be disrupted in the coming years by the new digital revolutions.
Technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) or Big Data are entering a phase of relative maturity and their implementation is now much more "tangible".
Machine Learning" or "Natural Language Processing" are [...]
CKS Auctions is proud to announced its services offer has been selected by a Tier-1 Indian automotive company to accompany them in the development of their auction strategy.
Following a proof of concept auction that was carried out a few days after the completion of the RFQ phase and the technical alignment, the purchasing management of this company decided to generalize the practice of [...]
Artificial intelligence (AI) is an increasingly tangible reality for private and public organizations. Many Purchasing Departments are preparing for the arrival of this technological groundswell which will profoundly transform them.
Purchasing processes (S2C & P2P) naturally handle a large volume of data. They are at the crossroads of other equally data-intensive processes (quality, compliance, [...]
Implementation of a public purchasing management software:Benefits? Prerequisites? Costs?
Purchasing software, widely used and recognized for its effectiveness in private companies, is still underdeveloped in the public sector. In the scope of public procurement, purchasing Information Systems (IS) are still mainly associated with the dematerialization functionalities of the publication of contracts [...]
PARIS - BRUSSELS - TOULOUSE - MADRID
CKS ranks among the European leaders in electronic auctions organization and administration. Located in Brussels, our dedicated business unit CKS Auctions has managed the reverse auctions programs of significant industrial corporations as well as of major public institutions.
Our consultants develop a wide range of skills during their daily assignments at CKS Auctions.
First of all, the [...]
After the opening of a first office out of France at the end of 2016, CKS consulting keeps on expanding in the European market. Our strategic and operational consulting cabinet, specialized in purchasing systems, is proud to announce the launch of a new office in the Spanish capital. It is located in Hermosilla Street, at the heart of Madrid.
Counting on more than 15 years of experience, CKS wants [...]
CKS Group, a team of experienced consultants working toward enhanced Purchasing and Procurement, has the pleasure to invite you to the launching event of its newly created subsidiary:
This event will take place on Tuesday, June 27th 2017 from 6.00pm to 8.30pm and will be hosted at:
Smartwork Loi (L42)Rue de la Loi, 42 B-1040 BRUSSELS
This inauguration and cocktail will be followed by a series of [...]
CKS Group is proud to announce the opening of a new office in Brussels, at the heart of Europe, therefore pursuing its expansion by tapping into the Benelux market (Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg).
Our expertise, tools and practices both in purchasing and procurement remain the core of our European offer: strategic consulting, operational consulting, professional training, business process [...]