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Down the Procurement Pub with Jaggaer, the NHS, Deloitte, 4C/Scanmarket and Fickle Friends

My colleague Nancy Clinton and I had a very pleasant lunch yesterday with the Jaggaer team - Richard Hogg, Julian Kulkarni and Joey Lai (who […]

Reading Festival Sunday Review – Rain, Hippo Campus, Let’s Eat Grandma, Welshly Arms, Slaves and More

(It is a public holiday in the UK today - back with more procurement insight and news tomorrow). At 1pm yesterday, one of my favourite […]

Reading Festival Saturday Review – starring The Magic Gang, Panic!, Rex Orange County and IDKHBTFM

Saturday at Reading Festival – good weather, a headliner in Kendrick Lamar that I confess I didn’t see, plus one of the oddest 20 minutes […]

Reading Festival Friday Review – Faim, Rae Morris, Maggie Rogers, Beach Riot and Wolf Alice Stand Out

After the long hot summer, a cool, cloudy, showery weekend was forecast for Reading Festival, and worried parents across the South-East of England were telling […]

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 Festival with Determine, Proactis, Bloom, NHS Fraud and Faim

Well, my only trip to the pub this very quiet week was with my colleague Nancy for our monthly catch-up in person, and we forgot […]

Down the Procurement Beer Festival with Virgin, Carillion, SolarWinds and Broken Witt Rebels

Down the Procurement Pub comes to you this week from the Great British Beer Festival at Olympia, where I have spent the last 72 hours […]

Down the Procurement Pub with the NHS, Basware, the RSA and Deaf Havana

Here I am with Jeff Meredith from Basware having lunch in the Ned in the City. Jeff spends much of his time in Europe, despite […]

Down the Procurement Barn with SAP, YPO and Jack Johnson

We were in Suffolk last week for the wedding ceremony of my daughter and the young man who is now my son-in-law. It was held […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Basware, Wax Digital, Outsourcing Fails, and Amy Shark

Let’s get a bit personal today. This is me and my mother in law Lucy – who has her own Twitter following as a vegetable […]

June / July Album Review – Snail Mail, Let’s Eat Grandma, and Jayhawks

We had the first half of our June / July album review last week, with Slow Readers Club, Florence, Ben Howard and Courtney Barnett. Today, […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Politics, Football, Ms Bailie, and Rolo Tomassi

Another picture from our recent pub debate ... James Marland and Martine Booth from SAP Ariba, in the very pleasant private room we used at […]