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Pub debate

Pub Debate Results: Robot Takeover Defeated – Well, Delayed Maybe!

So our pub debate last Thursday went very well, with around 45-50 people in our private room at The Clarence pub in Whitehall - enough […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Robots, Proactis, Good Work and Wolf Alice

Quite a week with Jason Busch, Spend Matters founder, here from Chicago. So enough meetings, socialising  and lunches to keep Down the Procurement Pub in […]

One Week To Our Pub Debate – Have You Registered Yet?

Have you thought about which elements of your procurement role  – or your department’s or function’s role – could be done by robots? Or more […]

This House Believes that Robots will Run (and Rule) Procurement by 2020 – Pub Debate

We’re pleased to tell you more about our next Pub Debate, on Thursday July 13th, 6pm prompt start, at The Clarence pub where we held […]

The Robots Are Coming – Save the Date for Our Pub Debate, July 13th!

We are delighted to announce another of our very popular Pub Debates on Thursday July 13th at 6pm, an end of term treat just before […]

Are Suppliers Ripping Off the Government? Arguments from Our Procurement Pub Debate

We promised to look in more detail at the arguments for and against at our recent pub debate with procurement software firm Basware – the […]

Pub Debate Result – Are Suppliers Ripping Off Government?

So, we promised you the result of our pub debate held last week at the Clarence in Whitehall, where the motion being considered was “This […]

Final Call For Tomorrow’s Pub Debate – Please Join Us In London

Tomorrow evening (Tuesday March 28th ) we are holding our pub debate, sponsored by procurement and finance software firm Basware, at the Clarence Pub, Whitehall, […]

Pub Debate – Public Sector Project Failures, Blame the Suppliers!

Stop press! We now have our final two speakers confirmed. Caroline Cake is a founder of consulting firm 2020 Delivery, which has done brilliant work […]

Pub Debate – Manage Major Suppliers, Don’t Get Ripped Off!

We have what should be an enjoyable and interesting event planned for the end of this month. But some background first - we’ve started going […]

Procurement Pub Debate – Are Suppliers Still Ripping Us Off?

We are holding another of our famous pub debates: anyone who has been to one before will know they are based (loosely) on the Oxford […]

Procurement – Alive and Definitely Kicking!

When Peter Smith followed up the results of our recent Pub Debate with his article "Procurement Is Not Doomed! But Needs to Change…" little did […]