Visions of future procurement technology #2

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The evolution of procurement technology has been a long road travelled during which time the landscape has changed significantly. But while technology often governs what we need to do today it's important to forecast what the future may hold for procurement in technology enablement terms too. I started covering this theme in my last blog, highlighting the initial findings from Wax Digital's Procurement 2020 reports – based on a set a future gazing in-depth interviews with senior procurement professionals and experts globally. Integration of procurement technology in the wider business was the first topic, the belief being that this could significantly change the goalposts for profession. In this second blog I move on to discuss procurement'intelligence'.