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Research papers

A Buying Manifesto – Jason Busch Lays Out the “New Purchasing”

Jason Busch, founder and managing director of Spend Matters, has teamed up with  eProcurement technology firm  Vroozi to deliver a new “buying manifesto” for the […]

The Twelve Procurement Days of Christmas – Complex Services Analysed!

Our latest Paper, sponsored by BravoSolution, the Twelve Procurement Days of Christmas is available for download here. It explains how the song was NOT written […]

The Twelve Procurement Days of Christmas – Risk, Swans and Ladies Dancing

Our latest Paper, the Twelve Procurement Days of Christmas is available for download now. Sponsored by BravoSolution, it explains how that ancient song is actually […]

Procurement Systems – Build or Buy? Read our Paper, See the Arguments

Our recent Paper looking at eProcurement choices faced by public sector organisations also has a read across to private sector in a number of aspects. […]

Who Gets to Keep Procurement Savings – our Paper Answers this Question!

We announced our new research paper (sponsored by BravoSolution) a couple of weeks ago - Three Occasions When Procurement Should Spend More. And you can […]

Three Occasions When Procurement Should Spend More – Reasons Two and Three

We announced our new research paper (sponsored by BravoSolution) a couple of weeks ago - Three Occasions When Procurement Should Spend More. And you can […]

Three Occasions When Procurement Should Spend More – and a Christmas Treat!

We announced our new research paper (sponsored by BravoSolution) a week or so back - Three Occasions When Procurement Should Spend More. And you can […]

New Paper – Three Occasions When Procurement Should Spend More

We’ve got a new research paper for your delectation and delight, and this one is, we feel, relevant and interesting for everyone in the procurement […]

Happy (wet and cold) August Bank Holiday!

Today is August Bank Holiday in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and by tradition, the weather forecast is for torrential rain over most of the […]

Marketing Services procurement – structuring the supply chain

Our new briefing paper is available for download free of charge here. It’s called "Decoupling Creative and Production Procurement – Handle with Care!" Sponsored by […]

Structuring Procurement – devolved doesn’t have to mean ‘out of control’

The launch of our new briefing paper “Centralise or Devolve Procurement – Why Not Both”? sparked some interesting comments, including the whole question of how to structure the procurement function, both in terms of the pure procurement staff and how the function relates to stakeholders. We discuss this perrenial favourite here.

Readers’ comments – on Capita and the procurement centralisation debate

We haven’t had our usual round-up of readers’ comments for a couple of weeks now, but let’s get back into that today.   And somewhat to […]