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Three Occasions when Procurement Should Spend More – Spend Matters Top Papers

In the run up to Christmas and my passing over the Spend Matters UK/Europe reins, we’ve been featuring some of the briefing papers I’ve written […]

Procurement and Value – Plus a Bit About Dinosaurs

There was an amusing Twitter exchange last week, following Malcolm Harrison’s remarks at the CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply) conference last week. Katie […]

Procurement Value – It’s Not All About Savings

We’re less than a week away from our webinar in conjunction with Coupa Software,  on Tuesday September 25th, titled "Procurement Delivers Value in Eight Ways […]

Procurement with Purpose – Paper and Pub Debate!

Our new briefing paper, supported by SAP Ariba is all about Procurement with Purpose. It is titled “Making a Positive Impact on Organisations, Human Rights […]

Best of 2017 – Five Principles of Sourcing and Spend Analysis Insight

Continuing today our review of the papers we published this year, let’s turn to Trade Extensions. We have worked extensively with the firm over the […]

Collaboration in Public Procurement – New Paper Out Now

When do you think procurement collaboration in the UK public sector first started being considered seriously? OGC? The Buying Agency? A bit earlier? Might it […]

What Leads to Procurement and Finance Falling Out?

Yes, we have a new Spend Matters briefing / best practice paper to tell you about, and one thing is beyond argument – it has […]

How Can Procurement & Finance Work Together More Successfully?

Yes, we have a brand new Spend Matters briefing / best practice paper, which looks at the sometimes troubled relationship between finance and procurement, and […]

“Man-Made” Risks – New Briefing Paper Covers This Varied Supply Chain Risk Category

Our previous supply chain risk briefing paper covered natural disasters, but now the fourth in our series, available for free download here, and sponsored by […]

The Future of Sourcing – Category Management and Centres of Excellence

In the four short papers published already in our “Five Principles of Sourcing” series, sponsored by advanced sourcing gurus Trade Extensions, we have looked at […]

The Evolution of Procurement and What It Means for Contingent Labour

In our latest briefing paper written in conjunction with Comensura,  The Evolution of Procurement – and What it Means for Contingent Labour, we look at […]

Managing Risk Beyond the First-Tier Supply Base – Why Is It So Challenging

We have a new briefing paper (sponsored by riskmethods, but written independently) available to download now. It is titled Supply Chain Risk – Getting To […]