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Procurement good practice

Pearls of CPO Wisdom from Global Business Intelligence Event – Part 2

Our chief marketing officer, Carina Khul, continues her roundup of ‘little gems’  learnt from the Global Business Intelligence CPO event in New York. Part 1 […]

Getting Started with Sourcing Technology

It is easy to think that every procurement function in the world is using procurement technology, or even the latest procurement technology the market can […]

Pearls of CPO Wisdom from Global Business Intelligence Event – Part 1

We don’t usually like to duplicate articles on Spend Matters, but our US-based chief marketing officer, Carina Khul, recently attended the Global Business Intelligence CPO […]

5 Things Big Brands Can Do To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics from Their Supply Chains

Please welcome this post from Daniel Ball, Business Development Director, Wax Digital Plastic use and pollution remain a key environmental issue for businesses and supply […]

Supplier Management – Exploring Regulation and Reputation

One of our more recent papers this year comes courtesy of Peter Smith in conjunction with supplier information management firm HICX. The firm held a breakfast […]

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 […]

Ensuring Supplier Transparency in Uncertain Times – D&B Supply Chain Risk Report

We are pleased to feature this guest post from Chris Laws, Head of Product Development - Supply & Compliance at Dun & Bradstreet. Supply chain […]

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 […]

How To Attract and Identify Top Talent in Procurement and Supply

We welcome this post from Ross Mingotti, a Managing Consultant within the Procurement and Supply Chain practice at Michael Page. When companies begin the hiring […]

‘Buying From Social Enterprises’ Initiative – SAP and Ariba Get On Board

SAP is the latest big tech company to endorse British firms opening up their markets to social enterprises, for the social good. Just last week it announced its partnership with Social Enterprise UK to promote ethical firms, and make it even easier for organisations to find and do business with certified social enterprises on its world-leading trading platform –  Ariba® Network – where £2 trillion is spent annually.

Cyber Risk – Actions and Mitigation Strategies

We have several new briefing papers available and today we’re delighted to bring you a paper written by Peter Smith and sponsored by riskmethods, who provide […]

Invisible Spend of Growing Headcount

We welcome this guest post from Steve Lorde, Co-founder and Director of recruitment solutions provider Consult Inhouse. When an organisation is in its growth mode, […]