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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 […]

Charles Dominick of Next Level Purchasing Gives Us His Ten Commandments

Going back to our “10 commandments for procurement” theme that we’re looking at this summer, it's been pointed out to us that there is an […]

Procurement – The Innovation Mavens

Alan Day, Chairman and Founder State of Flux, discusses how Procurement can become idea mavens for their organisation and how information on supplier innovation can be […]