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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. On […]

Poll Shows Fewer Women than Men Interested in AI Role

In the lead up to London Tech Week of June 10, and to mark the anniversary of the ‘AI Sector Deal’ (in which the Government […]

SAP Ariba Live Day 2 – Some Excellent Responses to Some Very Tricky Questions

Following on from the article from our ex-colleague and contributor Peter Smith yesterday, Day 2 is as impressive and big as Day 1. There really […]

TUI on Redirecting Procurement Resource to the Value-Add Projects

Almost one month today, Global Business Intelligence (GBI), a long-running events, marketing and multimedia firm, is holding its European CPO event - June 27 to be […]

Supply Base Rationalisation – Five Potential Negatives

There’s a great article on the Spend Matters US site from Nick Heinzmann of the US Spend Matters team, who is quickly developing into a […]

Beware Unconscious Assumptions – Diversity in Procurement

Most of the sessions at SAP Ariba Live in Amsterdam were about technology in some sense, naturally. However, one that I enjoyed was "Leading with […]

Procurement Is THE Least Diverse Profession in UK at Senior Levels – Why?

Here is another of our favourite articles of 2017 - although this covered a somewhat delicate subject for the procurement profession. We reported yesterday on […]

Procurement’s Gender Gap – Is It Really A Procurement Problem?

An article published by Procurement Leaders that popped up in my feed the other day managed to be both thought-provoking and somewhat naïve in equal […]

Procurement Is THE Least Diverse Profession in UK at Senior Levels – Why?

We reported yesterday on the report from think-tank Policy Exchange - THE TWO SIDES OF DIVERSITY - Which are the most ethnically diverse occupations? In […]

Procurement Comes 8th Out of 202 Occupations on Diversity – That’s NOT Good News

Great news for the procurement profession! In a survey covering no less than 202 occupations, and based on the 2015 England and Wales Labour Force […]

Women in Procurement – Spend Matters USA Takes Up the Cause

Our US colleagues at Spend Matters are starting a new series, all about women in procurement. We confess to mixed feelings at this. In part, […]