The next big thing in 2022 is higher expectations! Even more from Procurement as there is an additional burden to reinforce itself as a center of gravity for value creation and strategic leadership. As markets emerge from the pandemic with pentup demand and unprecedented expectations, Procurement leaders are summoned to do more with less, or even lesser! In this paper, we share how to make Cognitive Procurement happen. It is the strategy that we've refined over the past 5 years. And is tempered with insights from internal and external experts.