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Strategic procurement

Category Management – still a value-creation tool for procurement, Part 2

Yesterday we began our conversation with Mark Webb of Future Purchasing about whether category management has had its day or is still as critical to […]

Cirtuo: A Laser for Strategic Procurement

The power of the platform combined with external advisory is back! Typically, an organisation will go for the platform of choice for its needs, complemented […]

The Future Talent Shortage Within The Procurement Industry

Tom Graham

Talent shortage and talent management have been on the agenda of procurement leadership teams for many years. Tom Graham (pictured), a consultant in the Procurement and Supply Chain practice […]

BCG’s Inverto Announces New MD and Plans To Accelerate Growth in the UK

More Breaking News --  just hours ago, global management consulting firm The Boston Consulting Group announced the UK expansion of its procurement and supply chain subsidiary, INVERTO, […]

Views on Strategic Procurement from Coupa Customers

The first panel session of the day at Coupa Inspire recently was a customer Q&A moderated by Chandar Pattabhiram, Coupa’s CMO. He had lined up […]

Advice from Ferrero on Brexit Planning and Supply Chain Risk – SME Preparedness Is Critical!

You may have read our post on Edbury Daley’s workshop at eWorld in March ‘Brexit Contingency Planning at eWorld – Or Lack of It.’ Andrew Daley […]

Sigi Osagie on Procurement Change Management at the Trade Extensions User Conference (Part 2)

Today we continue our overview of “Procurement Success: What to Pack for the Voyage of Change,” by Sigi Osagie, at the Trade Extensions user conference, at […]

Sigi Osagie on Procurement Change Management at the Trade Extensions User Conference

Sigi has an inimitable way of delivering speeches: he has a genuine passion for what he does (helping people build a credible and effective procurement […]

Spend Matters 50/50: Zycus – 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, […]

Selecting the Right Outsourcing Provider

Milan Panchmatia, Director at 4C Associates, leading procurement consulting / outsourcing services provider, gives professional advice on procurement outsourcing.  Deciding to bring on a third-party provider can have […]

Dealing with Price Volatility in the Food and Drink Sector

We are delighted to publish another thought-provoking post from Milan Panchmatia, Director  at 4C Associates, a well established procurement consulting and managed services firm, on how strategic procurement departments in […]