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Procurement good practice

Category Management: still a value-creation tool for procurement – part 1

Category Management has long been - in fact for about 30 years - referred to as the most powerful instrument in procurement’s tool box. As […]

A.T. Kearney lays down fundamentals of a plastics exit strategy before 2021

Procurement teams across the EU will need to adjust their mindset alongside their supply chains in preparation for the upcoming ban on single-use plastics set […]

eWorld London overview – not deserted as we almost expected

Yesterday we attended eWorld in London, although we had been wondering whether anyone would turn up for this global, procurement and supply industry event given […]

How procurement value transformation was achieved at BT – an eWorld keynote

It’s not too late to register for eWorld Procurement and Supply which takes place next Tuesday March 3rd in London. eWorld gathers procurement practitioners, solution […]

GSCOP – Get trained, know the code, speak up!

We haven’t heard from 4C Associates in some time, but they look to have been busy with new hires and a new website. We’ll be […]

In Case You Missed It … Procurement and Supply Market Roundup

We can't comment on every press release that hits our desks, but here are a few market news stories this week that we thought we […]

Master Data Management – Why you’re doing it wrong and how to fix it

More than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is generated worldwide every day and that number is set to grow rapidly, according to business intelligence provider […]

Essential Trends and Impacts Presentation for Procurement Executives – a GEP event

On Tuesday March 3, just after eWorld and at a nearby venue, procurement and supply chain solutions experts, GEP, will be hosting a drinks and […]

A very succinct guide to winning contracts – for suppliers

By nature procurement is a competitive business – and while that sounds obvious, sometimes we don’t stop and think about just how hard it is […]

Vodafone – transforming procurement processes with real-time analytics

We can’t deny that Vodafone has had some service quality woes reported in the mainstream press recently, but in terms of its procurement provision, it […]

eWorld Returns – Time to reserve your place

In case you didn't know - but as a procurement, supply chain or finance professional you probably do - eWorld is just around the corner, […]

Partnering with the specialists for fully automated services spend management

The procurement of services is a growing and important sector and is now one of the largest “master spend categories” for an organisation. But procurement […]