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Zycus Horizon (Part 2) – How Zycus Fits Into the Heineken Landscape  

In Part 1 yesterday of our account from the Zycus Horizon event in Budapest last week, we talked about the Zycus success journey and learnt […]

Zycus Horizon – Coffee Republic Success Story and Zycus Spills the Beans on Exciting New Developments

It’s been a week of great events in our S2P ‘vendor sphere.’ I spent Monday and Tuesday of last week at the Zycus Horizon event […]

Down the Procurement Stadium with West Ham, Shared Services, SSRO and Lazarus

My good friend David Smith (CIPS Past President etc.) took me to see my team, Sunderland, play at West Ham's new ground, the Olympic Stadium […]

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, […]

The Future for Procurement – Brilliant or Bleak? Join Our Webinar Next Week

There is a pretty good chance that the “procurement profession” has passed its peak. Sorry about that ... But we can all help to make […]

Securing the Future of Procurement – Webinar on February 4th

Last November, I spoke at a dinner (hosted by Zycus, the spend management software firm) in London. My topic was “Securing the future of procurement […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Zycus, the Labour Party, Science Warehouse, and The Vinyl Records

Thanks to everyone who came to the CPO Connect Zycus dinner on Tuesday night in London. Interesting food at the Maze restaurant - small "tasting" […]

Dinner with Zycus and Peter Smith – Discuss The Future of Procurement

We all know what a success procurement has been over the past 20 years or so. That is not all because of the brilliance of those […]

Securing the Future of Procurement – join me and Zycus for dinner and debate

Procurement has been a great success story over the last ten years or so. When I was President of CIPS in 2003, we had I […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Zycus, BravoSolution, the new CIPS President and Neon Waltz

I foolishly didn’t take any pictures in Berlin from the German pub (with Guy Allen), the Irish bar (with two very eminent CPOs), the Italian […]

Webinar next week – Cradle to Grave procurement

We’ve spoken quite a bit about the importance of contract management recently, and why procurement should take an active interest in improving their organisation’s performance […]

Free webinar on September 30th – making a “cradle to grave” procurement contribution

Procurement alignment with and connection to “the business” is obviously a critical success factor for the profession, functions and us as individuals within procurement. But […]