Yesterday, I posted a mini-review of Purchasing Magazine’s latest cover story, “Purchasing 3.0.” In that review, I shared my encouragement that, after 10 years of Next Level Purchasing carrying the torch, purchasing professionals were finally embracing project management technology as a means of improving purchasing performance.

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Today, I simply wanted to point out Purchasing’s inclusion in the article of “Five bells and whistles the average buyer doesn’t use in MS Excel.” Next Level Purchasing was asked to contribute this piece to the article and we were delighted that they used our input.

Those five “bells and whistles” are:

  1. The larger capacity of newer versions of Excel
  2. Filters
  3. PivotTables
  4. Goal Seek
  5. Conditional Formatting

If you want to know what all of these things are, be sure to check out the Purchasing 3.0 article. And if you want to know HOW to use these tools, you may want to consider enrolling in Next Level Purchasing’s online class “Microsoft Excel For Purchasing Professionals.”

To Your Career,
Charles Dominick, SPSM
President & Chief Procurement Officer
Next Level Purchasing, Inc.
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Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3

Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3 is an internationally-recognized business expert, legendary procurement thought leader, award-winning entrepreneur, and provocative blogger. Charles founded the Next Level Purchasing Association in 2000, oversaw its incredible growth, and successfully led the organization to its acquisition by the Certitrek Group in 2016. He continues to blog and provide advisory services for the NLPA on a part-time basis as he incubates his upcoming business innovations. Charles is also the co-author of the wildly popular, groundbreaking book, "The Procurement Game Plan: Winning Strategies & Techniques For Supply Management Professionals."

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