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Procurement good practice

Becoming Paperless – Tips & Tricks (Part 2)

Yesterday we featured the first part of ‘how to become paperless’ from Dan Butts, Principal Consultant at Xoomworks procurement consultants and business intelligence experts. Today, […]

Are You Still Pushing Paper? Becoming Paperless – Tips & Tricks

We are pleased to feature this guest post from Dan Butts, Principal Consultant at Xoomworks, procurement consultants and business intelligence experts. Embarking on a mission […]

Basware Report on Prompt Payments – Still An Issue for UK SMEs

Last week Payments and eProcurement firm Basware published the results of a UK survey around small business and prompt payment. The survey of over 2,000 […]

Redefining Procurement Models – A Next-Generation Operating Model

One of the ‘quick fire’ case study presentations at ProcureCon Indirect in Copenhagen last month, under the Redefining Procurement Models umbrella session, covered Next-Generation Operating Models. […]

Brexit Planning and Supply Chain Risk – Advice for SMEs (Part 2)

In Part 1 yesterday, Advice from Ferrero on Brexit Planning and Supply Chain Risk - SME Preparedness Is Critical!, we explained how we came to […]

Advice from Ferrero on Brexit Planning and Supply Chain Risk – SME Preparedness Is Critical!

You may have read our post on Edbury Daley’s workshop at eWorld in March ‘Brexit Contingency Planning at eWorld – Or Lack of It.’ Andrew Daley […]

Tom Lewers on Supplier Enabled Innovation – Another ProcureCon Indirect Stand-out

We’ve heard Tom Lewers’ name before, he’s been around a while in Rolls-Royce, Barclays and elsewhere, but never really met him properly. So introducing him […]

Redefining Procurement Models – Outsourcing

The session on redefining procurement models at ProcureCon Indirect, with Anton Shibanov of MTS and Alpar Kamber of WNS-Denali, looked at the reasons for outsourcing […]

Procurement With Purpose – How You Can Make A Difference

At the SAP Ariba live event last week, I participated in a panel discussion around “Procurement with Purpose”, which is a big theme for the […]

Capita Discovers Procurement – Is It Too Late?

We wrote here about the issues that might arise for customers of services firm Capita following their poor financial results and a recent rights issue. […]

Technology Working in Practice for the Procurement Function

The first morning session at ProcureCon Indirect last month focused largely on innovation: innovative technology to help the procurement process, examples of innovation in action, […]

How Danske Bank Is Using Procurement To Reposition Itself With Clients

“The world needs banking, but it does not need banks”. That’s a quote from Bill Gates, highlighting the pressures that banks are under globally, particularly […]