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Great acquisitions — and how technology helps us avoid bad buying

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Anyone who reads Spend Matters knows that technology makes a vital contribution to effective procurement these days. Not using it properly can also lead to problems, and in my new book, "Bad Buying — How Organisations Waste Billions Through Failures, Frauds, and F*ck-ups," I talk about some issues where technology can undoubtedly help us avoid problems.

Amazon Business Exchange: ‘Digital-First’ – Interact with Amazon Business and its customers in a free-to-attend event

Next month, October 6-7, sees the return of Amazon Business Exchange (ABX) — a free-to-attend event for procurement, finance and supply chain leaders. This on-line event will bring together a community of B2B buyers from procurement and the supply chain, and representatives from industry, to connect and collaborate and to share the experiences and learnings that heads of procurement and finance from some of largest organizations across Europe are experiencing right now. Two morning sessions will address the business buying challenges that leaders are facing and will have to face up to in the coming months.