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LLP Conference – Some Positive Signs for NHS Procurement

Last Friday there was a real buzz around the NHS London Procurement Partnership conference which went by the snappy title "Savings and improvement for the […]

Do You Know Someone or a Team that Deserves to Win the Welsh National Procurement Awards?

The Welsh National Procurement Awards (WNPA) ceremony is to take place on 10th June at Bangor University. These annual awards are organised by Bangor University’s […]

This Week’s Summary of Articles from Public Spend Matters Europe

Here's a summary of our stories from around Europe on Public Spend Matters Europe this week. There’s a new article every day so the volume […]

Maintaining a Healthy Supply Chain

Regular supplier health checks can help you avoid any unnecessary risks and deal with any issues before they become a real problem.  Here, Jane McAuliffe, […]

Lessons from leaders in supply risk management + the best business books of 2015

We're wrapping up our webinar series on 2015 procurement predictions, blabbing about business books, drawing connections from the circular economy and The Breakfast Club (soundtrack not included), and we've released two new papers on the rise (and rise, and rise) of supplier networks and lessons you can learn from leaders in supply risk management. It's been a busy week in the Spend Matters US office, to say the least.

2015 procurement predictions continue + happy holidays from Spend Matters US

Happy last weekly Spend Matters US round-up of 2014! We're all signing off next week for some much needed rest and relaxation (and wine). Today we'll walk you through some more of our 2015 procurement predictions, give you some more last-minute gift suggestions, and talk a bit about the amazing album that D'Angelo Beyonce'd upon the world (yes, I used that as a verb) earlier this week.

It’s time for 2015 procurement predictions

It's the most wonderful time of the year...when everyone starts releasing their year-end lists of best albums and movies and then predicting what will come next year (us included). Today's US news features a continued foray into the Spend Matters Gift Guide, some new research on how to choose the best procurement technology that will actually grow with you over time, and some other procurement miscellanea for your reading pleasure.

Clarity and Expectations in Recruitment (Part 1)

The Chasm Separating Companies from Good Candidates Following on from his recent article “Confessions of a Procurement Recruitment Specialist – An Insider’s Experience” part 1 […]

Relationship Problems (and other questions) – Solved by Doctor Procurement

Since we started Spend Matters, we have had one request above all others. Quite literally, a reader asked, “why don't you run a problem page?” […]

Dr Ian George on Procurement Transformation – Finally, Transformation

This is the final post in a compelling series on Procurement Transformation by Dr Ian George, a senior partner and practising consultant at Agile Partners. This article looks […]

Dr Ian George on Procurement Transformation – Keep Improving

Continuing the theme of Procurement Transformation, we’re delighted to feature the next in the series from Dr Ian George, a senior partner and practising consultant […]