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The case for digital transformation

There are two phrases which come to mind when reading through the results of the Proxima Digital Transformation Survey, these... View Article

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Taking a fresh look at supply management

Post-COVID, we now know that your relationships with your suppliers will change. Managing them through the rearview mirror on past... View Article

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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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The path of a future CPO

Consider the following: The Future CPO will have performed a stint outside of Procurement before becoming CPO.  Digital is creating... View Article

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Thinking differently to create commercial revenue streams

Landscape Our client is large multi-function nuclear site operating services that include reprocessing, waste storage and decommissioning. The client is... View Article

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Complex savings delivery in a complex landscape

Landscape The Collaborative Law Enforcement Procurement (CLEP) is a Home Office programme that joins together local forces across the country.... View Article

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The Innovation Game

Think Differently – think like a challenger How do small and innovative companies suddenly appear from nowhere? How are entrepreneurs... 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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The state of finance – grappling with big changes and basics at the same time

Last Thursday, I chaired a conference of 250 of the UK’s leading CFOs for the World Finance Forum 2019. While... 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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Corporate Virtualization: A study of cost externalization and profitability

The nature of what a ‘company’ is has changed dramatically. 25 years ago what was a labor cost is now... View Article

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Balancing commercial and creative outcomes

Building a procurement function in tune with the creative sector Landscape This is one of the world’s largest entertainment businesses... View Article

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