We know Gen Z don’t fit into the traditional workplace – but how can procurement organisations embrace these revolutionaries to benefit from their rebellious nature and leverage their innovative approaches? As a procurement manager with very rigid, process driven procurement software in place, how do you plan to manage the potential chaos that will come … Continue reading Are You Ready For The Procurement Rebels And Revolutionaries In Your Team?
What are the implications of Brexit on Procurement? And how should the function be preparing for the various possible outcomes? Zycus’ webinar The Brexit Effect Understanding Brexit and Its Impact On Procurement takes place on Tuesday, 21st November 2017. Register for free here. On June 23 2016, the world woke up to some very unexpected news. … Continue reading Deal Or No Deal? The Brexit Effect
Procurement teams with mature SIM and CLM systems can extract greater value from supplier relationships. How can the two be brought into better alignment? This article was written by Kelly Barner for Determine Procurement is so accustomed to aligning our technology and processes with the objectives of the business at large that we sometimes miss … Continue reading Have You Aligned Your SIM & CLM Systems?
Driving change within the public sector takes forever… and ever! Right? Tim Hamper begs to differ as he explains why procurement consolidation will only accelerate in coming years, if not months! A few weeks ago another UK public sector body, Fastershire (a partnership between Gloucestershire County Council and Herefordshire Council, backed by the Department of Culture, … Continue reading Why Public Sector Procurement Consolidation Won’t Take Forever
There are so many misconceptions around blockchain and its potential impact. Will the fundamental concept of blockchain really have a significant impact on procurement, finance and supply chain? Last month’s Procurious London Roundtable was sponsored by Basware. Blockchain is the coolest technology of the moment and the hype surrounding it only appears to be growing … Continue reading Blockchain: Are You Bothered?
The workforce is fundamentally changing and it’s increasingly important that you can access the skills you need when, where and how you need them. But with the increase in corporate usage of external workers comes additional challenges and risks. Driven by the digital age, we’re seeing a shift in the way work gets done. Globalisation … Continue reading Whose Services Are You Really Procuring?
That might sound subversive – after all, CSR isn’t about the bottom line. Is it…? There are many definitions of CSR. In general terms, it is about delivering benefits for economic, social and environmental stakeholders. On the ground, we’ve seen fantastic work going on – exemplified by organisations like Business in the Community. We genuinely believe … Continue reading How Much Business Does £300m Of CSR Get You?