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Procurement Commentary

We Just Don’t Know How Good Public Procurement in the UK Really Is

Spend Matters UK/Europe founder and ex-MD, Peter Smith, revisits with a commentary on public sector procurement.  How effective is public sector procurement in the UK? […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. It […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. It […]

Are IT Buyers Receiving Special Bid Discounts from VARs?

Recently, IT products, services and solutions marketplace provider, Probrand, conducted a survey of 61 IT vendors in the UK to find out whether the discounts […]

Internet First: Is NHS-Digital Calling for an End to HSCN?

We welcome this guest post from Mike Thomas, managing director of Innopsis, the trade association for suppliers of digital infrastructure and services to the UK […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. It […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. It […]

Poll Shows Fewer Women than Men Interested in AI Role

In the lead up to London Tech Week of June 10, and to mark the anniversary of the ‘AI Sector Deal’ (in which the Government […]

Back To The Future (of NHS Procurement) – A Lesson in Time With Help from Mr H G Wells 

Today (June 18) at the HCSA’s Summer Conference at Whittlebury Hall, Towcester, about 300 senior procurement professionals, national policy makers, commissioners, professional and technical experts […]

2019 Key Issues Study: Procurement Needs Improvements In Analytics, Skills Alignment, SRM, Agility & Customer-Centricity

Last month The Hackett Group released its Procurement Key Issues research, highlighting procurement’s critical development priorities for 2019. It identifies analytical capabilities, aligning skills and talent […]

In Case You Missed It … Procurement and Supply Market Roundup

We can't comment on every press release that hits our desks, but here are a few market news stories this week that we thought we […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. It […]