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Procurement good practice

eWorld – Some Sessions Not To Be Missed!

Only three weeks to go for the eWorld Procurement and Supply conference this year. September 24th at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, London, will […]

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 […]

Boardmasters Cancellation Raises Risk and Supply Chain Issues

We are delighted to feature a guest post from erstwhile Spend Matters Europe MD – Peter Smith. Last Tuesday, the Boardmasters music festival in Newquay, […]

Sustainable Procurement – How It Is Evolving as a Procurement Priority

EcoVadis (which provides sustainability ratings and performance improvement tools for global supply chains) has published its biennial report the ‘Sustainable Procurement Barometer,’ which sets out […]

Official IT Partner to Social Enterprise UK – SAP Ariba on Procurement as a Force for Good

In April this year, SAP revealed its plans to do more to support the UK government’s Buy Social Initiative and promote ethical firms (by making […]

Consider Digital Transformation as a Value Generator

Everywhere you look now there seems to be reports, events and discussions about the “digitisation of procurement data” and the 'digitalisaton of procurement processes' and […]

How Confident Are You That Forced Labour Isn’t Happening In Your Supply Chain?

On one level, there is more awareness of human rights issues in the supply chain than ever before. We have the Modern Slavery Act of […]

Segmenting Supplier Information Needs

We keep hearing that we must be ready for AI (in all its guises) if we are going to succeed in the increasingly competitive world […]

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 […]

Procurement Performance – Why the Time Is Right for Community Intelligence

We have several briefing papers still available to download - one of which is Community Intelligence – A Procurement Revolution, sponsored by leading spend management software […]

Forensic Files: How Better Risk Management Practices Can Keep the Court Systems Moving

When The Guardian reported last weekend that the main supplier of forensics services to the UK police force had suffered a ransomware attack a few […]

Procurement with Purpose Continues to Gain Pace

SAP Ariba Live

We attended the SAP Ariba Live event earlier this month, but we couldn't make the Sustainability Summit that preceded it, however, our good friend and ex-colleague […]