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Down the Procurement Pub with NHS SBS, Reading, Cloudbuy and Bad Sounds

I had lunch this week with my friend Guy Allen, forgot to take any pics again -  but here’s one that I think was from […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Sheena Smith, NAO, Cloudbuy, Michael Gove and Whitney

Here is Sheena Smith from Spend Matters US having a glass of wine and doing her emails at our place after a hard day meeting […]

Down the Procurement Pub (Restaurant) with the IoD, Xchanging, the Garden Bridge, Cloudbuy and Julia Holter

Had a very good lunch this week at the Institute of Directors restaurant – much better than expected, strong flavours and good combinations. However, on […]

Down the Procurement Aquarium with Beeline, the NHS, 4C Associates, CloudBuy and Night Flowers

Beeline are a force in the international VMS market; software to support contingent labour workforce management. They held a customer conference last week, which we […]

Down the Procurement Pub with BravoSolution, SpendLead, eWorld, Cloudbuy and Dilly Dally

Going back to last week, here is the new BravoSolution Marketing Head for Australia, Craig Avery, having dinner with me in Dubai. He’s going to […]

cloudBuy and Apsiz launch UK PLC, a marketplace catalogue aimed at SMEs

cloudBuy plc, e-marketplace, spend analytics software firm and Apsiz Services Ltd, procurement consultants headed by my old friend David Shields of (ex) Government Procurement Service […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Cloudbuy, women’s rugby, dodgy charities and Vampire Weekend

Down the procurement golf club this week, with my first round for about 8 years. Should I take it up again? I don’t know. It […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Monty Python, the NHS SBS, CIPS,Coupa and Lucius

I had lunch with my co-creator of the Real World Sourcing series, Guy Allen this week. We were very good, just had a half (honest […]

cloudBuy – update on a procurement solutions enigma

One of the most enigmatic and puzzling firms in our entire procurement solutions world is the business that was known for some years as @UK […]