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Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement news from this week

public sector procurement

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement. GovShop is its free-to-use government […]

10 Baby Steps to Procurement Agility

Spend Matters welcomes this guest post from Sergii Dovgalenko FCIPS, Chief Procurement Officer at JSC Ukrainian Railway. ‘While cost savings once again remains the top […]

Q1/Q2 report – firms experiencing higher levels of spend fraud risk

spend fraud

As we said earlier this week, August is traditionally a month of fewer meetings, conferences and so on in the European workplace calendar - a […]

Structuring T&Cs in your new contracts and renewals – legal implications of covid crisis from Danske Bank

contracts CLM

Last week ProcureCon Europe hosted its flagship international event for procurement practitioners online, for the first time. The virtual event proved very popular, probably because […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement news from this week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement. GovShop is its free-to-use government […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement news from this week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement. GovShop is its free-to-use government […]

Three ways to improve payments processes and protect supplier relationships

e-invoicing

 This guest post comes to us from Maria Parpou, Head of Product at Barclaycard Payments. Over the past few weeks several well-known brands have come […]

Need help moving from manual sourcing to electronic? We can answer your questions

From our own conversations with practitioners over the years it is clear that many procurement organisations are still no closer to moving from manual sourcing […]

Data, risk and forecasting – three wheels of procurement

The big data growth we have been witnessing is set to skyrocket with developments in AI, IOT and machine learning and the increasing uptake of […]

Why Supplier and Contract Management are the hot topics for government CPOs and CCOs right now

While it has come a long way in introducing a whole range of online services, the public sector still has far to go to achieve […]

A focus on SMEs – social value and a cost-saving initiative

Apart from various Home Office initiatives, which include the spending target/aspiration/ambition with SMEs, and The Prompt Payment Code in response to the Government’s ‘Creating a […]

The dangers of dirty data — How to do a quick and easy spot-check

“Data is not my responsibility or a priority as a CPO” … Yes it is! Data should be everyone’s responsibility, from the bottom of an […]