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Proxima e-book proposes some solutions to the procurement dilemma

In part 1 of this review, we looked at the new e-book from Proxima, the procurement outsourcing firm. It supports their excellent report from last […]

Proxima asks – are businesses drowning or waving when it comes to procurement and managing suppliers?

Proxima, the procurement outsourcing firm, have produced some excellent thought leadership material in recent times, most noteworthy being the Corporate Virtualization report which we featured […]

Down the procurement pub with the Bluelight portal, Boeing, Proxima, health data and Hozier

The Museum Tavern for a working lunch with Guy Allen. Good beer selection, but £6.29 for a toasted cheese and ham sarnie (with salad) or […]

Down the Procurement Pub with empty bars, South Africa centralisation, Proxima and the New Pornographers

How much did England’s early exit from the World Cup cost pubs and bars in this country? If the Pitcher and Piano in Cornhill is […]

Proxima webinar – shifting corporate management’s attitudes towards procurement

The Proxima report from last year on Corporate Virtualization is going to be an essential part of the procurement library for many years to come. […]

Time to break the Procurement / Finance link? Join our webinar next week to hear more

I’ll be contributing to Proxima’s  webinar exactly one week today. Titled 'Shifting corporate management's attitudes towards procurement,' the session will pick up on the implications […]

How to position procurement and change attitudes – webinar with Proxima

The report from Proxima, procurement outsourcing experts, titled “Corporate Virtualization  – A global study of cost externalization and its implications on profitability” put the cat […]

Proxima Harvard Business Review article – Don’t Downplay Procurement

Well done to Proxima who have got an article from their CEO Matthew Eatough in the Harvard Business Review – well, on the online 'Blog […]

External Resource Management – is this THE new name for Procurement?

We featured Guy Strafford (Proxima founder and director) and his blog a while ago when he asked the very provoking question - does procurement need […]

Proxima Report – Corporate Virtualization and the central role of suppliers in business (part 4)

In our previous post looking at the Proxima report "Corporate Virtualization  - A global study of cost externalization and its implications on profitability" we highlighted […]

Proxima Report – Corporate Virtualization and the central role of suppliers in business (part 3)

One of the most startling findings in the Proxima report (see here for our previous posts) comes from the interviews undertaken as part of the […]

Proxima Report – Corporate Virtualization and the central role of suppliers in business (part 2)

We covered earlier this week the launch of the Proxima report,  "Corporate Virtualization  - A global study of cost externalization and its implications on profitability". […]