Tag Archives: NYCSL




How to Win Like a Negotiations Ninja

When you think of the word “ninja,” what comes to mind? Black outfits? Nunchucks? Turtles? What about sourcing and procurement?  Not all sourcing professionals may be martial arts masters, but Sourcing’s daily work of negotiating with suppliers and stakeholders requires just as much precision and dedication. That’s why we hit the road last week with… read more

Crowdsourcing Success with Sourcing Leaders Across the U.S.

The Beatles got it right: we get by with a little help from our friends. Luckily, at Sourcing Leaders, we have a huge network of friends. In the past two weeks, we’ve met up with sourcing professionals across the country, in San Francisco, Chicago, and New York, to discuss our struggles and successes. Our goal… read more

Procurement Transformation

How to Succeed in Procurement Transformation Without Really Trying

Here at New York City Sourcing Leaders, an innovative NYC-based network of sourcing and procurement leaders inspired by knowledge sharing and collaboration, we’re all practical visionaries with big plans. But even the grandest of plans always start with small steps toward success. In 2002, the British cycling team had won just one medal in 76… read more

NYCSL Sourcing

NYCSL: Retain and Foster High-Performing Sourcing Talent with This Core Skill

When visionary leaders share powerful knowledge, it’s not only a kind gesture but also a vital activity for driving change within the sourcing community. That’s why Nicholas Ammaturo, along with a few peers, founded the New York City Sourcing Leaders (NYCSL) group, a team of innovators that pride themselves on bettering the procurement industry through… read more

Adventures in Extreme Sourcing with NYC Sourcing Leaders

What do a deluxe porta potty, a railroad across the world’s highest sand dune, a sanitary product prototype, and a curving shower curtain have in common? They’re all prototypes of sourcing innovation. After all, if it exists, it can be sourced — and, as the latest NYCSL meeting at MDC Partners demonstrated, even if it… read more

NYC Sourcing Leaders Fall Meeting

Autumn in New York. It’s the stuff of screen, song, and now sourcing legend. On October 5, NYC Sourcing Leaders gathered at WeWork Times Square for our fall meeting. After we got the meeting, greeting, and, yes, eating out of the way, we all settle in to hear the night’s panel discussion: Bridging the Gap between… read more

NYC Sourcing Leaders: Make Money, Save Money

The Big Apple. Gotham. The City So Nice, They Named It Twice. We could go on and on, but you get it: New York is a city of many names — and with NYC Sourcing Leaders (NYCSL), our goal is to put faces to names in its sourcing sphere. For the second meeting of NYC Sourcing Leaders,… read more

New York City Sourcing Leaders: Smarter Sourcing in the Big Apple

Between bagels, Broadway, and an unbeatable skyline, New York City has a lot going for it. It’s also home to an impressive array of sourcing and procurement talent. However, in the City That Never Sleeps, how do you get them all together under one roof? That’s why New York City Sourcing Leaders was established. Working with… read more