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Procurement & Finance – A Fine Purchase-to-Pay Romance?

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Samson and Delilah. Kermit and Miss Piggy. Perhaps you have been in that situation personally - you can’t live with […]

The Five Principles of Sourcing – Rigour and Openness

Trade Extensions has just published the third paper in our Five Principles of Sourcing series. We have defined five core principles that we think everyone […]

Free Research Paper – The Five Principles of Sourcing, What and Why?

We have produced several research papers during the course of the past few months, some you may have missed owing to the holiday season. If […]

The Five Principles of Sourcing – more on Coherence and Alignment

A little while back, we launched our Five Principles of Sourcing idea.  Inspired by conversations with Trade Extensions, whose software supports the most challenging, interesting […]

The Future of Contingent Labour – Read Part 2 of Our New Research

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 […]

Value Categories – When It Is Right To Spend More

We've had a lot of coverage here recently of marketing services procurement, driven in the main by the recent ProcureCon Marketing event, and it reminded […]

What Do Consumers Want From “Buying Technology”? And Why Does That Matter?

Having done quite a bit of travelling, finding restaurants to eat in, buying birthday presents, and looking for car parks in Manchester in recent days, […]

The Five Principles of Sourcing – What Do You Think?

We told you last week about our new paper, the “Five Principles of Sourcing”, sponsored by advanced scoring experts Trade Extensions. This is the first […]

Happy Spring Holiday to our Readers – Enjoy the Sunshine

Today is Spring Bank Holiday in the UK, or Whit Monday as it used to be known, when it had a religious connection that even […]

Contingent Labour Review: Avoid the “Back Bedroom in Blackpool” Syndrome!

We have a new research paper available for download - “Contingent Labour Review: Key Procurement Priorities -  Setting the scene for change”. This is a […]

Quick Wins for the New Procurement Leader – the Raw Materials

We recently published a briefing paper titled Quick Wins for the New Procurement Leader – sponsored by the good people at BravoSolution. It is based […]

Quick Wins for the New Procurement Leader – Download Our Paper Now

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We recently published a briefing paper titled Quick Wins for the New Procurement Leader – sponsored by the good people at BravoSolution. It is based […]