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Why We Can No Longer Pay Lip Service To Supplier Relationship Management

Supplier relationship management (SRM) is not a phrase you regularly see at the top of a procurement specialist’s job description, but it’s becoming a hot […]

CIPS Paper – The Future of Procurement and Supply Management (Part 2)

Today we’re continuing our review of the recent CIPS publication, The Future of Procurement and Supply Management (PSM) (see part 1 yesterday). The second part […]

Book Review: “Relationship Management – Unlocking the Hidden Value in Your Supply Base”

It’s almost four years since we reviewed Jonathan O’Brien’s book “Supplier Relationship Management – Unlocking the hidden value in your supply base”. This impressive work, […]

Alix Partners – Firm Needs Spend Matters SolutionMap Subscription!

It’s remarkably easy to destroy your own credibility as an “expert” , or at least find you’ve suffered a self-inflicted credibility wound. That’s what consulting […]

Creating Public Sector Value Through Supplier Relationship Management

Last Thursday Public Spend Forum (PSF) held a webinar on Creating Public Sector Value Through Supplier Relationship Management. It didn’t tout the usual mantra of ‘engagement, […]

Tom Lewers on Supplier Enabled Innovation – Another ProcureCon Indirect Stand-out

We’ve heard Tom Lewers’ name before, he’s been around a while in Rolls-Royce, Barclays and elsewhere, but never really met him properly. So introducing him […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. […]

Redefining Procurement Models – Outsourcing

The session on redefining procurement models at ProcureCon Indirect, with Anton Shibanov of MTS and Alpar Kamber of WNS-Denali, looked at the reasons for outsourcing […]

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Cloud? – Getting To Grips With Supplier Collaboration

It's not uncommon at eWorld for exhibitors to use their speaking slot as an advertisement – but sometimes we can forgive that, as on this […]

Webinar Recording on SRM Available Now, and Register for Strategic Cost Management

“Supplier relationship management will become a genuine core competence in organisations, not just for the procurement function.” That’s a fundamental thought from David Atkinson, who […]

Six Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Consultant (Part 2)

This is another in our series of articles relating to good practice in terms of procurement of consulting and related services, published in conjunction with […]

BravoSolution Real World Procurement Webinar – Atkinson on SRM Skills

Next Tuesday (26th) you can participate in the latest of the BravoSolution Real World Procurement webinars. It is titled Supplier Relationship and Value Management: Does […]