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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 […]

The Five Principles of Sourcing – The Future

If you have followed the progress of our “Five Principles of Sourcing” series, you will know that in the four briefing papers we have published […]

Procurement-as-a-Service: One Approach to Meet the New Expectations of Stakeholders

Procurement today needs to show it adds significant value to the business as a whole: be that private sector, public authority or third sector. And […]

The Five Principles of Sourcing – Commerciality

We’ve been telling you about our Five Principles of Sourcing for a while now, and we’re pleased to announce the publication of the penultimate paper […]