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European/North American Split in Digital Procurement Knowledge

Source-to-pay experts, Jaggaer, have issued the complete results of their 2019 study on the adoption and advancement of digital procurement across the globe within the […]

Our Woman on the Ground – Jenny Draper at ProcureCon Indirect

Spend Matters GM, Jenny Draper, was at ProcureCon Indirect last week - Europe's premier event for CPOs and Heads of Indirect from Europe’s biggest indirect spending […]

CPOs’ Evolved View of Their Transformation Priorities

We wrote an introduction to this year’s ProcureCon Europe event a couple of weeks ago. It was an overview and a look at the inspirational […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. […]

What Makes A Successful CPO? Three Key Factors Can Certainly Help

(I came across this article the other day, from the early days of Spend Matters UK/Europe in my files. I have slightly amended it, but […]

Procurement Organisation and Structure – Why It Matters For CPOs

I was a CPO in three large complex organisations over a ten-year period; one was divisional and multinational;  a public sector body was national but […]

Top Tips for Effective CPO/CFO Engagement 

We are delighted to feature this guest post from Omer Abdullah, Co-Founder and Managing Director of The Smart Cube, professional services experts specialising in procurement, analytics […]

CIPS Paper – The Future of Procurement and Supply Management (Part 2)

Today we’re continuing our review of the recent CIPS publication, The Future of Procurement and Supply Management (PSM) (see part 1 yesterday). The second part […]

Procurement in a Digitised World – Basware Dinner Discussion Ponders the Future

A couple of weeks back, a group of CPOs came together under the Alchemy Club banner at a very pleasant dinner at the Covent Garden […]

Technology Procurement Symposium – Post-Event Recap

Two weeks ago Public Spend Forum (PSF), in conjunction with Dcode and Shatter Fund, held the public sector Technology Procurement Symposium in Los Angeles supported […]

Succession Planning – Are You Prepared?

We expect to hear soon who has made it to the short list for the Crown Commercial Service CEO role, one of the toughest, biggest […]