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Risk management

Facebook Shareholder Value Crashes – Procurement Partly to Blame?

Big problems for Facebook last week as over $100 billion was wiped off the value of the firm. That was driven principally by an announcement […]

Construction Giant Carillion Goes Bust, Big Issues Ahead For Customers

We’re a little surprised to wake up to the sad news this morning that construction and services giant Carillion has gone into liquidation. Last night […]

Managing Supplier Financial Risk – First Briefing Paper In New Series

We have been focusing here more regularly on procurement and supply chain risk in the last few months, and we produced this paper you can […]

Webinar With Titleist & riskmethods – How Is Your Risk Strategy?

We introduced our new friends and sponsors from riskmethods here, and it was a pleasure to meet some of the team yesterday at the ProcureCon […]

Welcome to a “Risky” New Sponsor – Can riskmethods Protect Your Business?

Eagle-eyed readers will have spotted last week a new Associate Sponsor logo appearing on the site. riskmethods (lower case and a single word) “provides comprehensive […]

Construction – a Risky Business

We welcome this post from guest author Daniel Ball, director at Manchester-based eProcurement specialist, Wax Digital. Relatively speaking, building sites are dangerous places to work. Figures […]

Ivalua Procurement Dinner – A Risky (Supply Chain) Business?

Last week, procurement software firm Ivalua held a dinner at Claridges which saw around 40 procurement folk get together to discuss some big topics - […]

Cloud Puts Spotlight on Contract Management

We are pleased to welcome a new guest author to Spend Matters. Deborah Saunby is a director at Software Europe, a leading cloud technology solutions and services […]

5 Predictions on How Predictive Analytics Will Change Procurement

Gerard Chick, chief knowledge officer at procurement outsourcing experts, Optimum Procurement Group, looks at how predicting the future can stand you in a better position than […]

Risk Management Is Your Job, Not Just “A Priority!”

Supply Management recently reported a global survey by Consero Group in which almost half of CPOs named supplier risk as a top concern – “their […]

Spend Matters 50/50: SciQuest – A Provider to Know in 2015

We announced here and here our two (not ranked) lists: Spend Matters 50 To Know and 50 To Watch firms for 2015/2016. In the first case, […]