The hidden benefits of tendering for services

Tenders: a lengthy and complex process best used for procuring large contracts? It may be the generally accepted view, but it’s not necessarily the right one. This article will outline why...

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27th November 2020

Assessing Solutions: Source to Pay vs Procure to Pay

‘You need it? You buy it’ - if only procurement was so simple. The reality is, procuring goods - or services - sparks a chain reaction between different departments. The biggest challenge for...

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20th November 2020

Applying Total Cost of Ownership to Services

Total cost of ownership, or TCO for short, is a term most usually associated with assets, goods and software. Procurement takes the base price of the asset, add the cost of shipping, import duties...

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13th November 2020

Key Tailspend insights from over 400 procurement professionals

There's lots of info out there on tailspend, but we wanted to dig a bit deeper. So we teamed up with CIPS and Supply Manager Insider to run an in-depth survey. We had an incredible response, with...

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6th November 2020
Maistro Updates

Maistro gains ISO27001 certification

Maistro is proud to announce our recent attainment of ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification. Gaining accreditation was the culmination of hard work and careful process planning spanning the last 12...

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4th November 2020

The changing procurement landscape

The procurement world is emerging from the paralysis of lockdown to discover the landscape before them is quite different.  The urgent need to cut costs, supplier chain disruption, longer...

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30th October 2020

Digital transformation - is there hesitancy in procurement?

Digitisation is the talk of the town. For more than 6 months now businesses have had to adapt to a scattered, remote workforce with company crisis contingencies being tested almost across the...

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23rd October 2020

Working from home may be here to stay - finding balance will be key.

For more than 6 months now, half of the UK's workforce has been working from home. So, is this likely to become the new "normal” as we move forward and start to put 2020 behind us, and if so, what...

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16th October 2020

Why automation should have a place in modern procurement

If there’s one thing that could be usefully taken away from 2020 and all its troubles, it’s the idea that when worst-case scenarios occur, businesses who adopt a more proactive approach to shoring...

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9th October 2020