SRM Public Sector

Supplier Relationship Management in the Public Sector: from Process to Engagement

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The concept of supplier relationship management (SRM) was first introduced in 1983 by a consultant named Peter Kraljic in a Harvard Business Review article titled “Purchasing Must Become Supply Management” in which he wrote: “Instead of simply monitoring current developments, management must learn to make things happen to its own advantage. This calls for nothing less than a total change of perspective: from purchasing (an […]

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Centralising Public Sector Data

Centralised Public Sector Procurement Data and Spend Visibility Will Bring Many Benefits to the Taxpayer

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The needs of the various central government departments are many and varied. For example, much of the Ministry of Justice’s high level of spending is specific to that department, notably private sector-managed prisons. But there is also a lot of overlap and shared contract information and spend visibility across departments will give the taxpayer much better value.  For example, [...]

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Dynamic Purchasing System for Public Procurement

Dynamic Purchasing Systems: An Answer to Public Procurement Burdens?

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Every year, more than 250,000 public authorities in the European Union spend around 14% of GDP (around €2 trillion per year) on the purchase of services, works and supplies. Their peers in the United States are also responsible for about $2 trillion in spend. Could the money be better spent? Absolutely. How? Now that’s a [...]

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Molly Fletcher speaking at JAGGAER's Global Procurement Forum, REV 2019, on negotiation

The Heart of Negotiation: A Conversation with Molly Fletcher

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Procurement experts know that making deals is a key part of the job. From agreeing on bulk pricing with a supplier to working out budget numbers with internal stakeholders, procurement teams are locked in a constant give and take. But negotiation doesn’t have to be a battle and learning the steps to success is simpler […]

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Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf

Crossrail Relies on JAGGAER to Source Europe’s Largest Construction Project

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It would be near impossible to manage [bidding] without the software. Specifications, drawings, methodology, and milestones may inevitably change during the bidding period, and we need to be sure those changes are reflected universally and communicated instantly to the suppliers. The JAGGAER system is a reliable communication system and traceable; it’s real-time and it’s live.”— [...]

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Higher education

Higher Education Institutions Can Increase Value and Minimise Risk with Holistic Supplier Management

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Holistic supplier management is a concept that is gaining ground in many sectors and has been given further impetus in recent months by the uncertainties, risk, and disruptions to supply chains created by the coronavirus pandemic. But what are the specific challenges for supplier management in the higher education sector? Download our white paper on […]

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European supply chains

How Europe is Coping with Supply Chain Disruption

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Adapting to the present and future challenges of COVID-19 Can the complex global supply network survive the COVID-19 pandemic? And, assuming it can, how will it adapt to the new realities? Define your procurement response strategy. Catch the on-demand webinar on building business continuity plans and business strategies for the short, mid and long-term. Just-in-time […]

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Augmented analytics

What Does Augmented Analytics Mean for Procurement?

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It’s OK, we understand. Here we are throwing another buzzword at you. But bear with us because it is not really the words that matter, but the thinking and the technology behind the words. And most importantly, what augmented analytics can do for you. Read up on How Augmented Analytics Will Transform Your Organization: A […]

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Annual supplier meeting

Forgotten About This in Your Annual Supplier Meetings?

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With 2020 well and truly begun, the timely question of whether you’ve had you had your annual supplier meetings yet, or not, springs to mind. If you haven’t, do your suppliers know what you expect from them? And if your answer is ,”Definitely! All done. We’ve updated prices so everything is now sorted”, ask yourself […]

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TJ Nguyen, of Coca-Cola Buyers' Sales and Services, speaks about change management in procurement

Technology is Not a Panacea: Change Management with TJ Nguyen

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At REV2019, JAGGAER sat down with some of our speakers for a podcast series on the biggest questions facing the procurement industry today. Among them was TJ Nguyen, Senior Director of the Procurement Center of Excellence at Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales and Services Company, or CCBSS. CCBSS is the consortium buying arm of all the bottler-owners […]

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