Susan Solovic podcast — 24 July 2017

Let Go of Old Business Models with Kate Vitasek Susan Solovic podcast with Kate Vitasek released on 24 July 2017. Kate shares the results of her research and her five-step plan to jump-start your business innovation. Her collaborative and innovative approach to business is a breath of fresh air, and just what you might need […]

ISM Magazine — June 2017

The Evolution of the Vested Business Model Article by Kate Vitasek in the 12 June 2017 edition of ISM Magazine Here are the links to applicable pages: http://www.ismmagazine-digital.com/ismmagazine/june_july_2017?pg=1#pg1 http://www.ismmagazine-digital.com/ismmagazine/june_july_2017?pg=34#pg34 http://www.ismmagazine-digital.com/ismmagazine/june_july_2017?pg=36#pg36

Supply Chain Brain — 2017 Resource Guide

2017 Supply Chain Management Resource Guide Supply Brain Brain’s annual resource guide published 27 Feb. 2017. Here the link to the digital edition: https://supplychainbrain.magtitan.com/magazine/issues/SupplyChainBrain-Jan-Feb-2017 Other links to articles by Kate Vitasek, Karl Manrodt and Joe Tillman: Kate’s article on SBM — https://supplychainbrain.magtitan.com/magazine/issues/SupplyChainBrain-Jan-Feb-2017/strategic-sourcing-in-the-new-economy Kate’s article on education — https://supplychainbrain.magtitan.com/magazine/issues/SupplyChainBrain-Jan-Feb-2017/putting-people-and-processes-in-position-to-prosper Karl’s story on education (with Donnie Williams) — […]

Supply Chain Quarterly — December 2016

Map your way to an effective sourcing strategy Article by Kate Vitasek published 14 December 2016 on Supply Chain Quarterly’s online site. This business-process mapping technique, designed specifically for procurement, can help you identify which relational and economic sourcing models are right for your company… Here’s the link: http://tinyurl.com/hwnhvmp  

Outsource Talks webinar — August 2016

Walking in a webinar wonderland… Jamie Liddell: “Another month, another great Outsource Talks webinar… This week it was my profound pleasure and privilege to welcome Vested’s Kate Vitasek, KPMG’s Don Ryan and ‘Art of Procurement’ host Phil Ideson to the Outsource Talks sofa, where the hour fairly flew by in a wonderful discussion of sourcing […]

Contract Management Magazine — July 2016

FINDING THE RIGHT SOURCING BUSINESS MODEL Article by Kate Vitasek in the July 2016 edition of Contract Management Here’s the link to the magazine page (sign-up required): http://www.ncmahq.org/stay-informed/contract-management-magazine/contract-management-magazine—issue-detail/july-2016

Trust = Profit

Getting trust aligned and embedded in your commercial relationships takes you to that simple equation. Trust = Profit. Why? There’s nothing quite like trust to enable businesses to work smoothly. Click To Tweet Trust is the essential ingredient for organizations to feel good about investing in value creation and innovation, which are needed for long-term […]

Check Out These Vested Stocking Stuffers

Holidays filled with the collaborative spirit of Santa, the “jolly old elf,” and his helpers always endure. Are you still looking for the perfect gift or gifts for your business partners? Here’s a great suggestion for all Santas looking for cyber stocking stuffers. And for those who are also looking for bargains—these are all free! I […]

EBGnetwork — December 2015

EBG | Play: Kate Vitasek about old sourcing models being incomplete EBG Network interview with Kate Vitasek on 18 December 2015. Here’s the link: http://ebgnetwork.com/2015/12/18/ebg-play-kate-vitasek-about-old-sourcing-models-being-incomplete/    

Buyers Meeting Point/Blog Talk Radio — December 2015

Conversation with Kate Vitasek on the book, Strategic Sourcing in the New Economy: Harnessing the Potential of Sourcing Models for Modern Procurement. On Blog Talk Radio 9 December 2015; here’s the link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/buyersmeetpoint/2015/12/09/conversation-with-kate-vitasek-author-of-strategic-sourcing-in-the-new-economy Today Buyers Meeting Point welcomes Kate Vitasek as our guest. Kate is a well known and respected authority on highly collaborative win-win […]