The costs of procurement corruption
A recent Forbes article questions how close we are to a universally transparent procurement culture and looks at the implications of procurement corruption.
Part 3 of the Nextenders procurement jargon-buster
Part three of Nextenders' procurement jargon buster, explaining the terms used in the world of procurement.
Procurement in the networked economy
What are the impacts and opportunities for procurement in the networked economy?
Focusing on procurement value-drivers
Aligning the procurement function with the goals of your organisation is one of the key ways to improve the effectiveness – and success – of the procurement team. Maintaining focus on the activities that deliver value will also improve procurement’s relationship with the rest of the organisation. So what are the procurement value-drivers that you… Read More »
Botswana benefits from eTendering transparency and convenience
The PPADB has launched the pilot of online tendering in Botswana's government. The Nextenders solution delivers eTendering transparency and convenience.
Fighting cartels in public procurement
Fighting cartels in public procurement is essential to delivering the best value for the taxpayer. What are the key tactics that public bodies need to adopt?
From Call-off Contracts to CPV Codes: More procurement definitions
We continue our series about the language of procurement, looking at procurement definitions including CPV codes, collusion and contingent liability.
3 ways data-centric tender eProcurement makes sense
Using an electronic system for your tender eProcurement saves time and money. However, moving to a data-centric system offers even greater benefits.
Procurement Planning software: 5 questions to ask about your needs
Procurement Planning software helps to manage and monitor procurement activity across a whole organisation. Is it right for yours?
Procurement Glossary Part 1 – Accelerated Procedure to Business Questionnaire
Procurement has its share of jargon and specialised language. Our procurement glossary is a guide to the terms that you'll find in procurement situations.