Do we need a global standard for procurement?
Does your organisation have the right processes? Does your team have the right skills for your sector? Do we need a global standard for procurement?
What do Procurement Role Models do differently?
To be heard at board level procurement needs to think outside the box. What do Procurement Role Models do differently?
How does etendering fight corruption?
Ensuring integrity in the procurement process should be paramount for both public and private sector organisations. Can etendering fight corruption?
Avoiding potential pitfalls in services procurement
Procuring services presents more challenges and complexity. To avoid the potential risks of services procurement you need to have a clear plan.
Procurement checklists and best practice
Whether you’re new to procurement and contract administration or you’ve been doing it for years, it pays to follow a methodology.
World Bank outlines why procurement is key to development
3 reasons procurement has a key role to play in working towards the World Bank's development aims.
Can technology deliver effective decentralised procurement?
Many CPOs are looking for ways to ensure good procurement practice across as much of their organisation’s purchasing as possible. Is eProcurement the way to achieve it?
Can buyers really be in partnership with suppliers?
It’s common for suppliers to speak of their ‘partnership’ approach to customer (or client) relationships. But can you really ever be in partnership with suppliers and what makes a supplier relationship truly a partnership?
Balancing cost reduction and strategic value
A number of recent high-profile news reports take the view that cost reduction initiatives can go too far. Can that really be the case?
Nextenders and its customers win at ‘Digital India’ awards
Nextenders were recently successful in the e-Tendering/e-Procurement category for its work with the State Governments of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram.