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Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. It […]

Procurement and Finance Fall Out All Too Easily – Let’s Kiss and Make Up

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

Back to Procurement Basics – Explaining to An Alien

Let’s imagine for a moment that a few hundred very, very smart and very friendly aliens have arrived on Earth and (unlikely I know) have […]

Supply Chain Management – Coming Soon to a Primary School Near You

As it states on the APICS website:  “By 2025, 60 million baby boomers will exit the workforce, leaving a gigantic gap in talent, with only 40 […]

ProcureCon Marketing — You’re Better Off Talking to the Goldfish!

At the recent ProcureCon Marketing event, a rather interesting and well delivered presentation came from Tim Duffy, Chairman, M&C Saatchi UK Group and Saatchi Institute, on the […]

Contingent Labour Review: Tomorrow’s Market and How To Manage It

We’re excited to announce the publication of the second half of the Spend Matters/Comensura research paper -- Contingent Labour Review: Key Procurement Priorities. Part Two […]

ProcureCon Indirect – SRM with Les Ball (and Others)

How do the largest and top-performing firms address the key issue of Supplier Relationship Management, what tools do they use and what are the other […]

Down the Procurement Pub with CIOs, April Fools and A. K. Paul

OK, it has been Easter week and whilst we have been working, the Spend Matters team has taken a few days out between us to […]

Procurement and Cyber Security – New Best Friends?

We are delighted to publish this post by Lucy Ashdown, head of network compliance for Tungsten Network, leading global eInvoicing, financing and analytics expert.   Cyber security […]

Bid Feedback – What Procurement Says, What Procurement Means

Here is another of our "best of" posts from 2015 for your holiday period reading pleasure!  ____________ I still do a small amount of consulting work […]