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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 […]

Getting To Grips With Tail Spend – Without The Barriers

We welcome this guest post from Ian Nethercot MCIPS, supply chain director at Probrand Look at any organisation’s spending habits and you’ll typically find a large […]

How To Encourage eSourcing Adoption – Tips from Scanmarket

We mentioned in our overview of Basware Connect last month that we would write a bit more about the presentation from Richard Brown of Scanmarket: […]