Friday 4 January 2013

Social Influence: 10 Sourcing and Procurement Leaders to Follow on Twitter

Authored by Sarah Clarke

If you're looking for real-time procurement news and analysis, look no further. These 10 supply chain influencers will keep you up-to-date on everything you need and want to know via Twitter.
  1. Peter Smith | @gpetersmith | (1,000 + followers)  Peter is the editor of Spend Matters UK/Europe, and a go-to source on public sector procurement and sourcing technology.
  2. Procurement Leaders | @ProcurementMag | (3,000 + followers) Home of the Procurement Leaders Network. Procurement Leaders is a great follow for CPOs. Terrific insight on global procurement, current events and the news and issues affecting supply chains today.
  3. CIPS | @CIPSNews |(2,200 + followers) Tweets from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.
  4. Sustainable Procurement Centre of Excellence | @susprocleeds | (170 + followers)  If you're passionate about sustainable supply chains and the impact sustainable purchasing can have on higher education in the UK, then SPCE is the team to follow.
  5. Supply Management | @Supplymgmt | (2,900 + followers) Non-stop Tweets on micro and macro supply chain news from the UK publication Supply Management.
  6. Laura Cecere | @lcecere | (3500+ followers) Laura is the founder of Supply Chain Insights, a new research firm. Her tweets and research focus on helping companies improve the value of their supply chains.
  7. Supply Chain Europe | @SupplyE | (900 + followers) A top supply chain publication in Europe. Tweets, news and analysis on procurement, logistics, manufacturing and warehousing.
  8. Paul Snell | @procurementpaul |(1,400 + followers) One of the top voices in the industry, Paul serves as deputy editor of Supply Management.
  9. David Rae | @David_Rae | (900 + followers) Tweeting about the economic and business drivers impacting CPOs today. Editor of Procurement Leaders.
  10. Mickey North Rizza | @MNorthRizza | (300+ Followers) BravoSolution’s very own VP of strategic services. Mickey is a former Gartner analyst, and universally recognized as one of the top voices on supply chain, sourcing and procurement excellence. 
And of course, don't forget about the BravoSolution team at @BravoSolutionUK.  We're tweeting about the news and issues affecting today's procurement teams, and strategies for driving top-and bottom-line growth through strategic sourcing.

Who do you recommend following on Twitter?

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