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Breaking News – Xchanging Acquires Spikes Cavell

Earlier today, Xchanging announced it was acquiring Spikes Cavell, the UK-based spend analysis provider with operations in the US and UK, serving both the public […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Optimum, Xchanging, Trade Extensions and Rae Morris

We missed Down the Procurement Pub last week as I was skiing, so rather than a pub scene, let’s have the desserts table at the Hotel […]

Procurement Infographic – A Snapshot Of All You Need to Know

We’re always on the lookout for good procurement content at Spend Matters and we especially like infographics, so long as they do what they are […]

Xchanging procurement’s new leader, Chirag Shah, and some hints about their future

Just over a year ago, Chirag Shah was a true entrepreneur, running MarketMaker4, a fairly small eSourcing firm, and having previously been a founder of […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Walkers of Whitehall, Resilient Music, Tungsten, Xchanging, and Charli XCX

I have discovered my new favourite pub in (or just off) Whitehall (London) - Walkers of Whitehall. Don't know why or how I have never […]

MarketMaker4: Xchanging’s eSourcing success – and the key to future direction?

We featured the change of strategy at Xchanging here, and coincidentally I recently spend a couple of hours with the firm, taking a look at […]

Xchanging xchanges focus and appoints Chirag Shah to head up procurement business

Xchanging, the business process outsourcing firm, has made significant announcements over the last few days. Following the departure of Ed Cross, Chirag Shah has as […]

Down the Procurement Pub – Ed Cross leaves Xchanging, Roy Ayliffe, BravoSolution, and Louise Golbey

Here is Mr David Smith, CIPS Past President and one of the keynote speakers at this week's BravoConnect 2014 customer event, Louise Golbey, an excellent […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Dr Richard Russill, Xchanging, CIPS and Sun Kil Moon

How can it be the end of February already? That’s ridiculous. Only six months to the Reading Festival though, that’s the good news...  And this […]

Down The Procurement Pub with CIPS, Xchanging, OB10, Iasta, and Pete Seeger

Here’s a picture from my recent skiing holiday – cold and tasty Austrian lager! Blue sky! And it’s not raining. It is rather depressing here […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Sir Bob Geldof, Xchanging, the HCSA and Sir Cliff Richard!

My picture is from the British Business Awards dinner this week at the Grosvenor House, where a seemingly endless range of prizes were awarded to […]

A Seat at the Top Table – preparing yourself for those top jobs

Back to our paper, "A Seat at the Top Table” written by Ed Cross, Executive Director of Xchanging Procurement Services, and me. In our last […]