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A 30-page guide to help you and your teams understand the power of data and technology in your risk management processes.
A 34-page guide to planning, implementing and managing social value factors to help your business grow. In this insightful and practical playbook, we look at the background of social value policy and the details of the components of social value that will impact your business moving forward.
The value-adding potential of procurement is now widely recognised. It was not always so. In previous times procurement occupied a peripheral position within most organisations. It was viewed in operational or tactical terms, but rarely as a strategic, value-adding activity. Trends in global business, industry, organisational management, and business education have all contributed to a new perspective.
The development of e-procurement technologies has opened up new possibilities for firms to inject greater transparency into supply chain management; and this is achievable without incurring major costs or disrupting existing financial and enterprise resource planning systems.
e-Procurement benefits from the cloud's reduced costs, time and infrastructure, its performance and reliability, and crucially its ability to pave the way for the implementation of best-practice information security.
The construction industry presents buyers with a unique and sometimes tricky set of considerations, but this needn't be a reason to shy away from online sourcing. In fact, it can make the move to e-sourcing even more advantageous.