The critical moment between signing a contract and handing it over to the business seems like the perfect time to take the hands off the wheel and celebrate. But don’t pop that champagne just yet – this is a time for procurement pro’s to shine! Ensure you remain front and center for the contract roll … Continue reading Is Your Contract Rollout Turning Into A Psychodrama?
The Statement of Work (SOW) is the heart of any contract – so ensure you get it right the first time, thanks to this expert guide by Lawrence Kane, COP-GOV, CSP, CSMP, CIAP The Statement of Work (SOW) is the heart of your contract. It defines requirements and success factors for your supplier, describing what … Continue reading Getting Your SOW Right The First Time
Ever been to a therapist and felt like they’ve read you like a book? Uncover their secrets in this article and harness your own superpowers. Got a big meeting or negotiation coming up? Learn how your adversaries and your team tick to make sure you stay in control. My partner has a superpower. When he … Continue reading Ace Your Next Negotiation – Uncover Your Suppliers’ Secrets
Look at your latest supplier contract. Does it specifically mention Zoom catch-ups? If not, why not? Sally Guyer from World Commerce & Contracting talks with Procurious about getting the most from suppliers and technology. Have a look at your latest supplier contract. Does it specifically mention communication like regular Zoom catch-ups or phone calls? If … Continue reading What Will The 4 Hot Topics In Procurement Be In 2030?
At a time when costs need reduction but healthy Supplier Relationships are paramount, here are 9 ways to reduce costs using Supplier Relationship Management. There isn’t a procurement pro on the planet right now who isn’t looking at ways to reduce costs. But this comes at the end of a year where we’ve all been … Continue reading 9 Ideas To Reduce Costs Using Supplier Relationship Management
We can’t just get our own house in order. We need to help our suppliers’ suppliers if we want a truly resilient supply chain. Procurious gets expert advice from riskmethods’ Bill DeMartino How can companies of any size manage the huge number of risks in any supply chain? Procurious Founder Tania Seary recently sat down … Continue reading 3 Ways to Improve Your Supply Chain Risk Management Strategy
If you haven’t already delivered bad news to a supplier, you’ll likely have to soon. Here’s how you should do it. Economically, this year is officially the worst year since the Great Depression. And while we, as procurement professionals, have largely been shielded from the worst of it owing to our critical importance to organisations, … Continue reading Tough Talk: How To Deliver Bad News In A Good News Way