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Risk

Meeting New Tech Vendors, Consultancies and Consortia at eWorld this Autumn

The eWorld Procurement and Supply conference this year seems to have only just passed, but here it comes round again for its second showing on […]

Procurement in Emergency Situations — Preparing for the Hurricane Season

Last year the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) organised an intensive two-day workshop on procurement in emergency situations. The event brought together people from around the […]

Catching Up With The Smart Cube – Part 2

Yesterday we outlined The Smart Cube’s developed proposition since we last spoke to them several years ago. Today, having spoken with co-founder Gautam Singh, we […]

Another Dry Summer Ahead Threatens UK Wheat and Potato Supply

As we sit in the middle of this unprecedented snap of warm weather in the UK, it seems an apt time to consider extreme weather […]

Understand the Risk Big Picture – How Is 2019 Shaping Up?

Our final webinar of 2018, and my final webinar as MD of Spend Matters UK/Europe, is on Thursday December 13th at 2pm (UK time).  It’s […]

Product Update at Coupa Inspire

In his Welcome and Introduction at Coupa Inspire Rob Bernshteyn touched on three product features that got our attention: Coupa Contingent Workforce – (following its […]

Integrating Supplier Risk Management into Your Procurement Processes

Our Autumn series of webinars continues with next week’s session on managing the procurement function, and then on October 31st (Halloween!) at 10 am UK […]

Events For Your Diary – Our RoundUp of What’s Coming Soon

For the next few weeks at least, we are going to be giving you a round-up every Friday of forthcoming events that we’re involved with […]

Procurement Can Play an Important Role in Sales

It strikes me that we look at the comparisons and battleground between Procurement and Finance to try to find how the two functions should more […]

Are You Prepared for Brexit? Really!

Deloitte and SAP Ariba are publishing a series of articles on the Digitalist website around the theme of Brexit and how organisations should be preparing […]

How Procurement Professionals Can Tackle the Next CO2 Shortage

Following our post "Carbon Dioxide Shortages Bite, Highlighting Procurement & Supply Chain Issues," in July this year, Paul Ellis, Managing Director, Wax Digital,  has some […]

Risk Management – You Can’t Just Look At Your “Strategic” Suppliers

Last week, I spent some time with Costas Xyloyiannis, the self-confessed computer geek and founder of HICX, the software-as-a-service firm who specialise in supplier information […]