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Procurement strategy

Talent vs Behaviour vs Skill – What do we really need? Thoughts from ProcureCon Indirect

At a previous ProcureCon Indirect event, we witnessed a discussion panel on hiring procurement talent featuring Robert Turner, transformation lead at John Lewis, Kevin Will, […]

eWorld – Some Sessions Not To Be Missed!

Only three weeks to go for the eWorld Procurement and Supply conference this year. September 24th at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, London, will […]

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 […]

How Does UK Procurement Perceive the Impact of Automation, Digitisation and Trade Patterns?

On June 5th The Economist Intelligence Unit in conjunction with Basware published a new report called “What’s Now and Next for Finance and Procurement?” It […]

Six Procurement Truths for the New Year (Part 2)

Continuing with some “final” high-level thoughts from me – points one to three are here. If you remember nothing of my writing but these six […]

Six Procurement Truths for the New Year

I wanted to write something deeply meaningful here before I go and pack up my Managing Editor of Spend Matters UK/Europe kitbag … but this […]

Three Occasions when Procurement Should Spend More – Spend Matters Top Papers

In the run up to Christmas and my passing over the Spend Matters UK/Europe reins, we’ve been featuring some of the briefing papers I’ve written […]

Chris Bell at Basware Connect – Police Horses and Ringing Bells!

We’re still catching up on the round of autumn conferences, and one noteworthy session came from Chris Bell at the Basware Connect event in London […]

Another Brexit Referendum? Yet Another Scenario For Procurement to Consider!

We’ve stayed off the politics of Brexit here, in part because I was lucky enough personally to forget to register for a postal vote, hence […]

Is Fairness A Good Basis For Commercial Relationships?

We often hear comments along the lines of this – “we are happy for our suppliers to make a fair return”.  That comes from procurement […]

Procurement Value – It’s Not All About Savings

We’re less than a week away from our webinar in conjunction with Coupa Software,  on Tuesday September 25th, titled "Procurement Delivers Value in Eight Ways […]