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    Strategic Sourcing in Latin America, Importance of Networking Aggressively

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      Damon De La Pena worked in Latin America while employed by Intel Corporation. Challenges arise in Latin America when, on a local or regional level,  data is not readily accessible electronically. The solution, is to collect data manually through local government and registration agencies. Damon also recommends that commodity managers in countries like Latin America begin networking more aggressively, and encourages companies to support their buying agents and strategic procurement professionals by allowing them to network. "I experienced it myself, in Latin America," Damon said, "I had to reach out to learn what organizations suppliers belonged to, what professional organizations could I join, or at least network in, to help me collect market intelligence." http://logipi.com/public/item/249665