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ISM International in Dallas: On Being a Successful Internal Consultant  

HUNTINGTON, N.Y.--  JVKellyGroup, Inc.(JVKG) continued its active involvement within the procurement industry through its support of the Institute for Supply Management's 98th Annual Conference. Held in Dallas from April 28-30, 2013, JVKG's support of the event demonstrated its dedication to thought leadership and idea sharing for the betterment of procurement professionals everywhere.

The JVKG-supported event featured a presentation by Jim Kelly (CEO) titled: Success as the Internal Consultant for Your Company. Mr. Kelly focused on changing the often negative perception of procurement to one of value. This requires that a procurement specialist do the homework necessary to show stakeholders a clear understanding of a commodity. The key to success is to maintain a focus on: customer/stakeholder, business process, skills necessary for the role, and the financial benefit. To be a true agent of change, one must utilize all of the resources at one's disposal. Commodities are constantly changing and so must a successful procurement expert.

"It's a great thing to show our commitment to remaining at the forefront of an industry that's constantly evolving," stated Jim Kell. ISM remains a leader in the advancement of procurement professionals and continuing education within the industry. JVKG is proud to continually support gold-standard industry information and advancement.

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JVKellyGroup, Inc. provides cost reduction and risk mitigation solutions to help companies ensure that their spend is effectively analyzed, sourced, managed and monitored. JVKellyGroup, Inc. enables more efficient and effective decision making by combining industry leading software development, years of industry experience and subject matter expertise, along with D&B's global database of information. The team helps many of the world's largest organizations increase cost savings, streamline sourcing and procurement processes and improve supplier relationships. For more information, visit www.jvkg.com.

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JVKellyGroup Supports Thought Leadership through Inaugural ISM Risk Management Conference 

JVKellyGroup, Inc. (JVKG) continued its active involvement within the procurement industry through its sponsorship of the Institute for Supply Management's 2012 Risk Management Conference. Held in Chicago from July 26-27, 2012, JVKG's support in the inaugural event demonstrated its dedication to thought leadership and idea sharing for the betterment of procurement professionals everywhere.

Sought out for his expertise on the development and implementation of dashboards and how they can shape both compliance and culture within an organization, Kelly's hour-long presentation focused on how to properly design dashboards to fit a company's specific needs. To view Jim's presentation in its entirety, click here. As Kelly reiterates on his thought-leadership blog "Spend Navigator" (www.spendnavigator.com), dashboards are often seen simply as rearview mirrors, telling the user "where [they] have been - [but] not where [they] are going." Kelly emphasizes that this view should change and that dashboards should be able to be interpreted and used to aid in understanding the direction a company should head moving forward as well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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