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August 2016

Top Tips to Make Your Procurement Suite RFP Stress Free

In this toolkit, Top Tips to Make Your Procurement Suite RFP Stress Free experts will focus on how to find the right procurement suite to meet the organisation’s strategic goals.This decision on finding the right technology can impact the company’s bottom line.

Look at how to identify the top four frequently overlooked areas that you should consider when choosing […]

7 Reasons why Projects Succeed

Delivering a project on time, on budget and meeting expectations is a great achievement. Where a change management project is concerned, it’s a stunning achievement that can have immediate effects on the wider organisation. Of course, not all projects go to plan but knowing the reasons why projects succeed can go a long way to helping ensure […]

June 2016

Top 10 Reasons why ERP fails Procurement

Constrained budgets, leaner workforces, having to “do more with less” and the necessity to report on value contribution are all increasing the need for technology to help drive procurement transformation. At first glance, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems get the attention of Finance and IT, but the realities of associated cost, project length and lack […]

March 2016

Putting Suppliers at the Centre of your Organisation

For the majority of organisations, suppliers are central to their very existence, and to their success or failure. […]

December 2015

Quick Wins for the New Procurement Leader

In this briefing paper, we look at why it is important for new procurement leaders, in whatever leadership role they hold, to focus on demonstrating some “quick wins” in their relatively early days in the job.

Those quick wins must be aligned with longer-term strategic goals and places, but showing benefits quickly is important for credibility […]

10 Steps to Unlock the Power of Procurement

By Mickey North Rizza, VP at BravoSolution

“Procurement must move to unlocked procurement or risk obsolescence”.

Learn the ten critical steps required to move beyond conventional procurement to the next generation of “unlocked procurement” in order to reap significant value from your procurement processes and supply base.

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The Role of Procurement in Delivering Improved Company Valuation

Improving an organisation’s procurement brings benefits far beyond saving money or raising quality standards. It can dramatically improve the valuation of the organisation as a whole.

At a time when many companies are facing tough times, procurement is becoming recognised as an essential component of corporate strategy for leading organisations. It is well understood by CEOs […]

Our Only Security is Our Ability to Change

Change can be daunting; it’s riddled with risk and challenges. Yet, it is our ability to change and innovate that offers our only security to grow and survive within a competitive market.

In this white paper we examine the importance of change in procurement and offer 10 best practices for managing change across the supply chain, […]

New Approaches to Procurement Negotiation

By Peter Smith, Spend Matters UK

“Factors such as priming, anchoring and risk attitudes can play a serious role in how we behave in negotiations. Understanding these and other biases, fallacies and illogicalities can help us make sure that a clever negotiation opponent does not take advantage of us; and can help us use techniques appropriately […]

The 9 Habits of Highly Effective Procurement Organisations

By Mickey North Rizza, VP at BravoSolution

There’s a well-kept secret fueling the profitability and growth of the world’s most successful companies, and it exists within your company, too. It’s the Procurement team. However, the Procurement teams at companies like Colgate-Palmolive, Intel and Nestle do not resemble a typical Procurement department. So what sets them apart […]