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How to start a career in Procurement

As we enter a new year of new opportunities, you might be considering a new career. It’s true that some careers have more appeal than […]

Leading Through Analytics

We welcome this guest post from Raphael Demmer, Senior Consultant at INVERTO, a BCG company. “The pace of change has never been faster, but it’s […]

Justin Sadler-Smith: the new face of Basware UK shines a light on a well kept secret

From SAP Ariba to Basware; several people I’ve chatted to in the past couple of weeks have been theorising about the move of Justin Sadler-Smith […]

How to identify and recruit top procurement talent

We welcome this advisory post from Daniel Ball, business development director at Wax Digital. Good news, your procurement team is growing, and you need a new team […]

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 […]