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Risk

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 […]

Dun & Bradstreet Spend Intelligence – Master Data Mastery

We mentioned here that we were featuring a banner on our website from Dun & Bradstreet recently (and as I said then, I worked for […]

The Intelligent Way to Manage Supply Chain Risk – Insight from Rolf Zimmer of riskmethods

We’ve worked with riskmethods for a while but I don’t think I have seen Rolf Zimmer (co-founder) speaking in public. He did so at the […]

Supply Chain Risk, Heatwave, Drought, Maths and Hedges

As the heatwave and drought continues in the UK, procurement and supply chain managers will be looking at their contingency plans if we get into […]

Getting To Grips With Tail Spend – Without The Barriers

We welcome this guest post from Ian Nethercot MCIPS, supply chain director at Probrand Look at any organisation’s spending habits and you’ll typically find a large […]

Capita Rights Issue & Procurement Points To Watch When Suppliers Are In Trouble

Last week, services provider Capita announced a rights issue to shore up the firm’s finances. Investors chipped in £701 million in new money as pre-tax […]

Wetherspoons’ Steak Shortage Raises Supply Chain Risk Issues

What seemed at first to be a somewhat humorous news story last week turned into something more serious for many businesses. It first hit the […]

Risk and Governance in the Utilities Sector – Discussion in Cardiff

Last week I took the train to Cardiff for a BravoSolution workshop at the Principality Stadium aimed mainly at the utilities sector and focused on […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Andrew Daley, Bloom, Geo-Political Risk and Courtney Barnett

Lots of socialising this week as Jason Busch passed through London and I spoke at the Bloom event (see below). Let’s go with this, as […]

Procurement In The Utilities Sector – Event Next Week in Cardiff

Attention readers in Wales and the Bristol area! Next week, on Wednesday November 22nd, I’m in Cardiff for a BravoSolution event, held at the Principality […]