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Science Warehouse Customer Event – Focus On Product Enhancement

Science Warehouse (SWL), the Leeds-based eProcurement business, was initially a spin-out from Leeds University, created by Dr David Hames to meet the needs of scientists […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Science Warehouse, Melinda Johnson, CIPS and Selena Gomez

I was in Leeds this week for the Science Warehouse customer conference and had an early dinner at the Town Hall Tavern, on my shortlist […]

ExceleratedS2P Announces Prepackaged SAP Ariba Offering, Aimed at Mid-Market

At the recent SAP Ariba event, we spent some time talking to Paul Jones and Conor Mullaney of consulting and SI (systems integration) firm ExceleratedS2P. […]

This House Believes that Robots will Run (and Rule) Procurement by 2020 – Pub Debate

We’re pleased to tell you more about our next Pub Debate, on Thursday July 13th, 6pm prompt start, at The Clarence pub where we held […]

Smith & Nephew Procurement Transformation – a SAP Ariba Conference Highlight

We’re going to be featuring a number of articles based on last week’s SAP Ariba event in Prague, so let’s start with a customer case […]

Down the Procurement Pub with SAP Ariba, CIPS Awards, BravoSolution, Science Warehouse and Sandy Denny

Here is a group of "top procurement analysts" at the SAP Ariba event in Prague on Wednesday night (before the disastrous London fire hit the […]

Procurement Excellence – Why Is It So Hard To Sustain?

While a small number of firms have maintained a leadership position in procurement performance over the years, many others have waxed and waned in terms […]

SAP Ariba Live Event – Positive Customers, Light Sabres and Impressive Progress

Greetings from Prague, still a beautiful city but now overrun by tourists to the point where parts of it might as well be Disneyland. But […]

Introducing Free YouTube Masterclasses on Category Management and Strategic Sourcing

The International Institute for Advanced Purchasing & Supply (IIAPS) “is dedicated to the raising of international standards in purchasing and supply management so that real business […]

An Everyday Story of Reputational Risk – Supplier Failure the Cause

It shouldn’t be a shock to anyone, really, but it never fails to surprise me how procurement and supply chain issues come into every part […]

Wedgbury Departs HTE – and Some Interesting “No-Bids” for Health Procurement Contracts

We mentioned last Friday that Jonathan Wedgbury has left the Midlands-based HealthTrust Europe (HTE), one of the largest collaborative procurement bodies in the UK health […]