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procurement processes

If it’s Friday it must be more Procurement Fraud-day!

If it's Friday it must be fraud-day. Yes folks, it's our regular feature when we look at the wild and wacky world of procurement and […]

Using the PQQ to select the supplier short-list – don’t fall into the big is beautiful trap

Over last weekend I was working on our latest research paper, which features the topic of pre-qualification processes. (Look out for that on the site […]

Procurement News from the US – Weekly Round-Up

As Peter has recently written about, it’s getting to be conference/event season. Why not brave a couple days in Chicago’s notoriously glorious March weather to […]

Procurement News from the US — Weekly Round-Up

Do you feel like coming to Chicago on March 19-20, 2012? We're putting on our next conference, Commodity Edge: Sourcing Intelligence for the New Normal. […]

More Open Procedure and open contract advertising – Carmarthen make it work

We featured here the good work going on in Value Wales - their approach to PQQs and their “SQuID” project, which is looking to provide […]

A tale of two (procurement) catalogues part 2: jCatalog

We discussed catalogue management yesterday and our recent meeting with ProcServe. Today, we move on to jCatalog, a German company that is probably the market […]

Best of last week’s comments; consumer procurement offers, lotteries and political hypocrisy

We get great comments on a regular basis, so here's a selection of some of the best from last week.  Please do comment - it […]

Public sector procurement may see ‘lotteries and ballots’ become commonplace

We've now featured several aspects of the initiatives around supporting smaller firms (SMEs) who compete for UK Govenrment work. One potential result of the wider […]

Dynamic Discounts & Reverse Factoring: the Bottom Line

(We're pleased to feature a guest post today from Lucy Beck of Palette, giving what we feel is a clear and useful introduction to the […]

UK Government SME announcements part 1 – the Contracts Finder

This is the first in our series looking at the range of announcements made last Friday by the UK Government relating to how smaller organisations […]

Procurement QOTW – SMEs and eSourcing

Well, we had another great response to our question of the week, which to remind you was this; What are the barriers that smaller firms face […]

QOTW: how can procurement choose the right ‘partner’

After the huge success of our first question of the week (QOTW), we'll pose something that is maybe a little more challenging for you learned […]