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Procurement’s changing role in professional services firms

A one-time procurement consultant, Sebastian Hartmann is now an advisor to services firms and is global head of technology strategy at KPMG. Recently he returned […]

UK and US finance leaders on the role of Procurement in the business

The April 2020 Proxima Finance Leaders Outlook report, a survey* of CFOs and financial directors in the UK and the US, also has some interesting […]

The 2020 Procurement and Supply Predictions from the Market — Efficio

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Continuing our series of procurement and supply chain related predictions for next year, we have gathered a variety of predictions from leading vendors in the […]

The Fifth Age of Procurement – Wider Value

We weren’t able attend the riskmethods Supply Chain Risk Management Summit last week, but our good friend Peter Smith was there presenting a keynote - […]

Help Influence Procurement’s Role and Purpose of the Future – New Survey

International business consultancy, and one of Europe’s leading specialists in procurement and supply chain management, Inverto, is spearheading a survey of procurement leaders across the […]

Why Is Procurement Obsessed With Being a “Partner” to the Organisation?

We are pleased to bring you this guest post from Romy Hughes, Director at Brightman Business Solutions. A common trend within large organisations today is […]

Is It Time To Retire Procurement?

We welcome this guest post from James Bousher, Operations Performance Manager at  Business Performance Consultancy Ayming. Every now and then, a profession seems to go through […]

The Role of Procurement in Disaster and Emergency Situations

We have mentioned Craig Brewin before, he featured in one of our posts on eWorld Procurement and Supply when he was Head of Commissioning at […]

Procurement of Tomorrow (or the day after that) Part 2

Ed Cross, Executive Director at Odesma Ltd continues his take on how procurement might look in the future – part 1 is here.   In […]

Procurement of Tomorrow (or the day after that) Part 1

We welcome another guest post on our summer hot topic of the Future of Procurement – this is from Ed Cross, Executive Director at Odesma […]

Grenfell Tower Report – Did Procurement Contribute To Disaster?

The final report from the UK government’s “Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety” was published last month, a year after the terrible tragedy […]

How Danske Bank Is Using Procurement To Reposition Itself With Clients

“The world needs banking, but it does not need banks”. That’s a quote from Bill Gates, highlighting the pressures that banks are under globally, particularly […]