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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. It […]

Brexit is Coming – What Should Procurement Do NOW? Join our Webinar To Find Out

Unless something extraordinary happens, the UK will leave the EU in just six months time. Well, probably … While many organisations have been adopting a wait and see approach, that is becoming increasingly untenable as the clock continues to tick. This is not the time to assume that all will somehow be well – organisations need to be proactive and take some actions now as well as planning for the different options which are still on the cards. (Actually, from what we have seen recently, anyone who assumes that our politicians will “make it all right” needs their head examining).

SAP Ariba LIVE – Day One In Amsterdam

Good morning from Amsterdam!  Copenhagen last week, Amsterdam this – but very much a flying visit, in at lunchtime yesterday, out at 7pm tonight, after […]

Greetings From Copenhagen – Day One of ProcureCon Indirect

Greetings from wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen (our older readers will understand the reference …).  My first experience of the city was as a 20-year old student, […]

Trade Wars – Relative Negotiation Positions More Complex Than They First Appear

As the trade wars between the US and China escalate, the relative negotiating positions of the two primary parties are interesting to compare. At first […]

Passport Procurement Exposes Brexit Divisions – Free Trade or Protectionism?

Let’s give our UK government some credit for their handling of the passport procurement issue.  It would have been easy for ministers to panic when […]

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 […]