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Procurement transformation

Capita’s Plans for Procurement – More Questions and a Few Suggestions

In Part 1 we looked at the questions I posed the MBA students last weekend during my session at the University of Birmingham. Taking the […]

Digital Procurement – Some Practical Considerations

“Digital” is such a hot topic at the moment – and becoming a bit of a buzzword in procurement as we aim to digitise or […]

ProcureCon Indirect – Impressive Line Up of Speakers and Diverse Topics

One of the next big European procurement events in our calendar this year is ProcureCon Indirect. April 17 to April 18, 2018 at the Radisson […]

Procurement Transformation – An Interview with CPO George Owens

Procurement transformation continues to be a hot topic, and we’ve debated it over the years, including asking what exactly it means, as well as providing […]

The Manchester Airports Group Procurement Transformation Programme (Part 1)

The procurement team at Manchester Airports Group (MAG) recently won awards at both the CIPS Supply Management UK Awards and the CIPS/ProcureCon European Awards in […]

Galp Energia and WPP Explain their Procurement Journeys at BravoConnect

Today, we’ve got a couple of customer stories from the recent BravoConnect event in Madrid (BravoSolution's main customer event).  Those sessions are often a highlight […]

Procurement Transformation – With and Without the Burning Platform

I’ve been doing some preparation for a workshop that will cover a number of topics including procurement transformation, so thought we would revisit some of […]

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust – A ‘Forgotten About Procurement’ Story

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) underwent a procurement transformation that was so successful it ended up being shortlisted for, and came very close to […]

Emerging Trends in Source-to-Settle – Nick Bacon at eWorld

Another highlight at the recent eWorld event was Nick Bacon, partner at EVR, a specialist in eProcurement system selection and implementation, telling us how to implement […]

The Fujitsu Procurement Transformation Story (Part 2)

Yesterday we began our review of the Fujitsu procurement transformation programme, following our discussions with Dr Clive Rees, Fujitsu’s CPO in Europe and the Americas, […]

The Fujitsu Procurement Transformation Story (Part 1)

I’ve known Clive Rees for many years, going back to his time at Abbey National, working for our friend Guy Allen, but he’s now in […]

Procurement and Finance: an Elite Group

A regular contributor to Spend Matters, Gerard Chick, chief knowledge officer at procurement outsourcing experts, Optimum Procurement Group, looks at what could be gained from a finance/procurement […]