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How to run an IT change programme without destroying your reputation

This Sponsored Post comes from Mark Elkington, Senior Managing Consultant at Barkers Commercial Services Limited. When IT projects go wrong they can threaten the very […]

IWD: Women in Procurement share their voices

In support of International Women’s Day on March 8, we have been talking with Carina Hoogeveen, senior director of marketing EMEA at contract lifecycle management […]

The evolving art of supplier negotiation – more data analytics please!

Yesterday, Barclaycard Payments revealed the findings of its survey in conjunction with Oxford University, asking more than 500 procurement decision makers across the UK from […]

A Procurement survival guide for 2020

As our vendor procurement predictions series for 2020 has come to an end, we are also looking towards the processes and strategies that procurement organisations […]

Time to dispel a few myths about procurement

We recently published a post from Daniel Ball, business development director, Wax Digital, on how to identify and recruit top procurement talent, read that here. […]

Peter’s Compendium – A Veritable ‘Matrix’ of Procurement Stories

I never cease to be amazed at the power of Mr Smith’s brain. No – not you Peter – the other Mr Smith – primary […]

Thoughts on Procurement Technology Investments

When I started working in the procurement technology space many moons ago the solutions were very specialised (i.e. e-sourcing) and often just an ERP add-on […]

Three ways any organisation can mitigate risk in procurement for any Brexit outcome

We were delighted to catch up again with Richard Hogg, UK Managing Director of leading comprehensive source-to-pay solutions provider, Jaggaer, who we look forward to […]

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. It […]

Four Quick Ways For Small Businesses To Power Up Their Procurement

We welcome this advisory post from Eleanor Matthews, Co-Founder at WorkFutures. The rise of the procurement team’s profile in industry has been well documented, with teams […]

What Makes A Successful CPO? Three Key Factors Can Certainly Help

(I came across this article the other day, from the early days of Spend Matters UK/Europe in my files. I have slightly amended it, but […]

How To Use an Approved Vendor List Without Stymying Innovation

We welcome this guest post from Jaren Nichols, Chief Operating Officer at ZipBooks, accounting software for small businesses, and previously a Product Manager at Google. An approved vendor […]