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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 […]

The supplier data quality dilemma – what it means for procurement

While it is widely accepted that digital transformation relies on the effective application of digital technologies, a recent report into the challenges and opportunities associated […]

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 […]

CIPS Coronavirus Hub contains inspiration for all procurement heroes

As many will be aware, the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply has a Knowledge page on the CIPS website dedicated to procurement- and supply-related […]

How to run an IT change programme without destroying your reputation

This Sponsored Post comes from Mark Elkington, Senior Managing Consultant at Barkers Commercial Services Limited. When IT projects go wrong they can threaten the very […]

Why invest in a contract management solution? Listen to our webinar and the question will be – why wouldn’t you?

We have just hosted an interactive webinar with eProcurement specialists Medius (Wax Digital) drawing on their expertise in the contract management space: “Contract Management – […]

The Power of Contracting to Accelerate Procurement and Mitigate Global Risk

We have a webinar coming up on March 3, a popular day it would seem for procurement events, with contract life-cycle management (CLM) cloud solution […]

A Procurement survival guide for 2020

As our vendor procurement predictions series for 2020 has come to an end, we are also looking towards the processes and strategies that procurement organisations […]

Beyond Command and Control – a Better Way of Contracting for Complex Services?

John Seddon is a highly original and interesting thinker, whose work over the years has often gone against the grain of conventional ideas about business […]

The first principle of procurement – get your specification right!

All spending organisations, whether private, public, tertiary, charity, are experiencing a period of considerable economic and political uncertainty - that we all know too well. […]

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 […]

Why Procurement Needs To See Marketing as Another String to Its Bow

George Smart, group business development director at APS Group, talks about how Procurement can strengthen its relationship with Marketing – and why that’s important. Procurement […]