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Procurement process

Partnering with the specialists for fully automated services spend management

The procurement of services is a growing and important sector and is now one of the largest “master spend categories” for an organisation. But procurement […]

Amazon Business Exchange Conference Overview – It’s All About Innovation

What looked like about 500 people turned out yesterday for the first ever Amazon Business conference (Amazon Business Exchange – ABX) held in London. It […]

Competition in the Audit Market – How Procurement Could Help

Here’s something the procurement profession could do that would have benefits to the UK economy, to governance of quoted companies, to the health of a […]

Interview Your Bidders – Why Wouldn’t You?

I do less of it these days, but when I advise buying organisations, in public or private sector, on their supplier selection processes, one of […]

Tenuous Link to World Cup Procurement Post – How to Score Tenders

OK, we apologise, we have re-scheduled a couple of this week’s articles so we can feature something about the World Cup. Well, if we can’t […]

The Phantom CPO on the Barrier Reef “Scandal”

It’s not just UK public sector procurement that can sometimes raise eyebrows. We received another article from the Phantom CPO recently, addressing a highly controversial […]

Developing a Good PQQ – three types of question that support an effective procurement process

We’ve now run the BravoSolution supported Evaluating Bids and Tenders Real World Sourcing session in both the UK and Dubai. It’s gone down well, and […]

Procurement fraud – make CPOs and CFOs accountable

Here’s something that really, really gets me worked up.  Madeleine Webster has been sent to prison for spending £160,000 of her employer’s money on printer […]