Brexit Impact: How technology can help Procurement?

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Brexit: What will be the impact on Procurement? As we move into the New Year, Procurement is faced with yet another year of Brexit uncertainty. Although nothing is certain, it appears that the United Kingdom is edging towards a withdrawal agreement with the European Union and the start of talks for a future free trade [...]

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Impact of Brexit for Procurement: Tariffs and business

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What does Brexit mean for Tariffs & Trade? And are there any positives for Procurement and business in general? We explored the impact of Brexit for procurement on Supplier Contracts in our last blog. In our next blog series, we welcome back Jeremy Smith, Managing Partner, 4C Associates and Peter Smith, Managing Director, Procurement Excellence. […]

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Impact of Brexit On Procurement: Supplier Management

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Earlier this year, we asked you to submit all your questions that Brexit raises for Procurement. Here is Part 1 of the most commonly asked. As we await the decision on Brexit, we spoke with procurement experts on how Brexit will affect the us: Jeremy Smith, Managing Partner, 4C Associates and Peter Smith, Managing Director, […]

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What's next for procurement?

What’s Next for Digital Procurement?

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Our survey of the global procurement community and the subsequent report, Digital Transformation in Procurement: How Close Are We? revealed heightened awareness of digital technologies and their potential to transform the procurement function, but little progress over the past two years. It identified a couple of key challenges. We dealt with one of them in […]

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Retail

A Toast to Technology this Thanksgiving

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If you’re like many Americans, you’re scrambling with last-minute preparations for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. Perhaps you’re just now thinking about the menu items, decorations and supplies you’ll need, the guest list and what side dishes everyone is bringing. To pull off Thanksgiving successfully, you need to rely on many people, hope the stores have […]

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What to Buy (and Not to Buy) This Labor Day Weekend

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It’s Labor Day here in the US… time to take off your corporate “purchaser” hat and play “consumer”. So let’s have some fun with this quick retail buying guide to the best deals found over the  weekend as we close the book on the summer of 2018. The last hallmark “three-day weekend” of 2018 is […]

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Procure-to-Pay Tips from Tetris

Procure-to-Pay Tips from Tetris: Fill the Gaps in Your Process

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Tetris: the fun puzzle game you played as a kid (or as an adult, no judgement here), where a “level-up” is the reward for your strategic block placement. Every new game begins with the blank screen. You put the first blocks down, filling in blank spaces and developing a game plan as you go. Each […]

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