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US Withdraws from Paris Climate Change Agreement – The End of An Era?

(We wrote this article last Friday, but the US withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement has been knocked off the front pages in the UK […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Education, Atlanta, Manzils, and Sundara Karma

We enjoyed an excellent gig last weekend from Sundara Karma. Reading University Students Union (really good venue) saw the band returning to their home town […]

Editorial Calendar, Invitation to Sponsor and Contribute

Our sister site over in the US has released a new Content Calendar for 2017 – basically what we would call "Forward Features". It has […]

Why Procurement Should Worry About Mexico – Insight From Spend Matters US

We talked about supply chain risk on Tuesday and how the global situation seems to be getting more uncertain as we enter the era of […]

David Cameron To Speak at ISM Conference – An Expensive Gimmick?

The US Institute of Supply Management has booked the ex-Prime Minister of the UK, David Cameron, as the keynote speaker for their 2017 conference in […]

End-of-Year Procurement Tech Reviews from Spend Matters US

Our colleagues at Spend Matters US are a couple of weeks into an excellent and informative series of year-end tech reviews. The are looking at […]

Amazon Business – Insight from the Spend Matters Tech Summit

It is fair to say that one of the most eagerly anticipated sessions of last week’s Spend Matters / ISM Procurement Tech summit was from […]

Down the Procurement Pub with the Tech Summit, David Shields and the Last Shadow Puppets

Here is another picture from the ISM / Spend Matters Procurement Tech Summit this week, showing around 50% of the Spend Matters contingent enjoying some […]

Women in Procurement – Spend Matters USA Takes Up the Cause

Our US colleagues at Spend Matters are starting a new series, all about women in procurement. We confess to mixed feelings at this. In part, […]

Down the Procurement Pub with BravoSolution, Vortal, Trade Extensions, Webinars, IBM and Bear’s Den

We held a planning session for the second half of our BravoSolution Real World Sourcing series 2015 this week. It was a very onerous and […]

Next Week! How Do Apple’s Contract Terms Affect Their Suppliers?

If you haven't already registered for next Thursday's webinar, Understanding Risk Exposure: An Analysis of Apple’s Contract Terms For Their Suppliers, we highly recommend that you join us. It should make for a lively conversation between our Chief Research Officer Pierre Mitchell, Tim Cummins from IACCM, and Ulf Zetterberg from Seal.

Nightmare on Procurement Street: How NOT to Do a P2P Implementation

June is turning into quite a month for webinars here at Spend Matters. We have THREE in the works right now, and while not all of them are a fit for everyone, we hope you'll be able to join us for one of the following: 6/18 - Declaration of the New Purchasing: A Buying Manifesto. 6/25 - Understanding Risk Exposure: An Analysis of Apple’s Contract Terms For Their Suppliers. 6/30 - Nightmare on Procurement Street: How NOT to do a P2P Implementation.