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Perspectives Beyond Procurement - Major Chris Hunter
September 24, 2021 at 4:03 PM
To become an expert at bomb disposal you need to understand the bomb maker’s mind.   So says Major Chris Hunter who encountered some of the most challenging life and death situations, during tours of Iraq and Iran.
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More procurement professionals prefer digital and remote supplier interactions
September 10, 2021 at 10:00 AM
More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, corporate buyers and procurement professionals, in general agree that digital and remote interactions are here to stay according to research and analysis conducted by McKinsey & Company.
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Perspectives Beyond Procurement - Lucy Harding
September 1, 2021 at 11:52 AM
In this episode - procurement recruitment specialist Lucy Harding knows exactly what she is looking for to recruit top talent.  She believes the pandemic has shone a light on the vital role of the procurement community at the highest levels of strategic decision-making.  
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What's the true cost of bad supplier data?
August 13, 2021 at 1:28 PM
Much is said about how good supplier data can help procurement make better decisions, negotiate more favourable pricing, and help avoid possible risks and disruptions in the supply chain, but how does bad supplier data affect the supply chain?
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91% of procurement professionals prefer e-procurement over traditional methods
August 6, 2021 at 3:15 PM
A recent survey conducted by Amazon Business with 250 B2B buyers and procurement professionals found that 91% (nine in 10) prefer e-procurement over traditional purchasing.
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Perspectives Beyond Procurement - Mark Gallagher
July 21, 2021 at 11:46 AM
Today we a launch our new blog series Perspectives Beyond Procurement – insights and inspiration for ambitious procurement professionals. In the week of the British Grand Prix, we kick off with how the ESG agenda is driving major change in F1.
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Improving sustainable procurement
July 16, 2021 at 10:16 AM
During the months of May and June 2021, Procurious and Ivalua surveyed over 470 procurement and supply chain professionals in order to assess the maturity levels of sustainability across multiple supply chains, what impact organisations are driving, and how sustainability can be improved by procurement teams.
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Lawrence Dallaglio and Malcolm Harrison discuss tail spend management
July 9, 2021 at 11:30 AM
Described as the “untidy room in the house”, tail spend presents a huge opportunity for efficiencies and savings.  Maistro Director - Lawrence Dallaglio sat down with CIPS CEO, Malcolm Harrison, to discuss thoughts on what forward-thinking professionals can achieve by actively managing their low-value spend.
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The Maistro solution to managing tail spend
July 7, 2021 at 10:50 AM
Tail spend has a specific set of challenges, quite different to those faced with the management of strategic spend. We recently spoke with several procurment leaders about some of these challenges and how they might be addressed.
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