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Building the case for digital procurement

The 2020 Insights Report was produced in association with WBR Insights, in order to understand the challenges and perceptions of... View Article

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COVID-19: Readjust, Recover, Reboot

Plan ahead, but take action now There is a once in a generation chance to restart businesses in response to... View Article

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Gender, Diversity, and Inclusion

A Conversation with Four Inspirational Women “Diversity is being asked to the party. Inclusion is being asked to dance.” Read... View Article

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The Great Retail Opportunity – GNFR Procurement

GNFR (or Goods Not For Resale) refers to any goods or services bought by a retailer but not intended to... View Article

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Magic vs. Logic: How do you make decisions?

Humans are irrational.  Did you know that 1 in 8 British men think they could take a point off Serena... View Article

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Healthcare and Hospital Systems

Industry Update Healthcare is big business and it’s getting bigger. At first glance, it’s easy to dismiss growth as a... View Article

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What does Social Value mean for the forward-thinking CPO?

Too often, executives have seen Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a passing fad, with Social Value having a slot on... View Article

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Procurement Leaders & Proxima Insight: Workforce Planning

Download Proxima’s Insight: Workforce planning whitepaper, in partnership with Procurement Leaders, to hear from distinguished CPOs, senior consultants, academics and... View Article

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Finance and Procurement – they worry about the same things

After chairing the 2019 World Finance Forum of 250 CFOs, I was left seeing many parallels between the journeys and... View Article

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CPOs can get the top procurement technology but not make material gains

Embracing technology itself won’t make your function best in class, but your function won’t become best in class without embracing technology. When done well, it is a critical enabler of the above benefits, but when done badly, it can cause reputational damage to a function all too often under fire.

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Probability tells us that your company is shrinking

Today’s high growth corporations are embedding agility to become the exception to the rule. So what does the agile CPO... View Article

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Uber Freight surges into Europe. But will the darling of disruption do it again?

A couple of weeks back Supply Management published the news that Uber Freight had launched its first trials with Heineken... View Article

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