It is said that the flap of a butterfly wing may shift the course of history.
What sort of wave of revolution will be brought on us by the more perceptible “ripples” caused by the events of 2020? Will the economy survive? Will your company endure?
The effect mentioned above, a part of chaos theory – works both ways. Regardless of the pandemic affecting our world, we may not predict the future of events with enough accuracy to prepare ahead.
Still, we could and should do all we can to secure the future of our organizations. Is that really much different from the role procurement had in the pre-covid era?
The recent change of date (new year) is, obviously, just a conventional trace of the passage of time. We will not enter the new year with a new account, reset deadlines, and fresh supply chains waiting for us to develop and nurture from scratch.