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2019 Key Issues Study: Procurement Needs Improvements In Analytics, Skills Alignment, SRM, Agility & Customer-Centricity

Last month The Hackett Group released its Procurement Key Issues research, highlighting procurement’s critical development priorities for 2019. It identifies analytical capabilities, aligning skills and talent […]

20 Yrs Ago 3% of Knowledge Was Digitised, Today Just 3% Isn’t: Procurement’s Tipping Point

A future led by the likes of AI, robotics and 3D printing will change the workplace as we know it. What this might mean for procurement, […]

Future of Procurement – A Round Up of This Summer’s Series

It’s that back to school, start of a new academic year feeling this week, and suddenly the daily email load will jump 50% as everyone […]

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. […]

Government Commercial Organisation Update (Part 1)

I caught up with Jim Carter from the Cabinet Office recently for a chat about the skills and talent development programme that has been running […]

“Dear Procurement Stakeholder, Please Show Me Some Love”

We thought over the holiday period we would feature some of our favourite guest articles from 2016. So let's kick off with one from Sigi […]

Advice to Aspiring CPOs from Bernhard Raschke and a Role Model in Lewis Love

We mentioned last week our lunch with Bernhard Raschke. He was a senior consultant with PWC before joining top head-hunters Korn Ferry a couple of […]

TfL’s Supplier Skills Programme – More Jobs and Skills in Engineering & Construction

We very much enjoyed the conference presentation that we reported on here from Tim Rudin of TfL (Transport for London), all about social responsibility in […]

Career Development and When to Leave a Job

Meeting Lucy Harding at the Procurious event recently got me thinking about my own career. I don't consider it finished yet, or anywhere near that, […]

Civil Service Learning Contract – More Flak for Capita and Crown Commercial Service

We covered yesterday the issues that have surfaced around the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Contingent Labour contract; now let’s look at their Civil Service Learning […]

But Do We Really Need Procurement Talent?

Procurement Talent – we all want the best people, don’t we? That is the people with the best inherent intelligence and personal characteristics. The people […]

Procurement Talent – We Need to Be Smarter About Education and Training

Our hot topic this month is drawing a lot of interest in terms of guest posts, but I thought it was time I contributed something […]