First of all, thank you, Meghan Huynh for your comment / reply.
I agree with you, very perplexing.
Since I wrote that, I saw more stuff that are also “scary”:
And that made me rethink what I wrote about Procurement being not dead…
Not totally but with another perspective. I hope to publish it here soon.
In the meantime (and it will be a central input to the post I am talking about above), I recommend that book: http://www.jrosspub.com/procurement-at-a-crossroads.html Excellent in describing the urgency for a change in Procurement.