Procurement Research

Case Study: Procurement in SNCF demonstrates its value to the organisation

In this case study, we take an honest, detailed look at how France’s giant national rail network, SNCF, implemented Sievo’s spend management solution to improve procurement transparency and ultimately prove its value to the organisation.

Contract Management: Making the Business Case for Investment (Part 3) – Improved Risk Management

In the final part of this series, we look at the risks that can be mitigated through effective contract management, and pull together final thoughts on the topic.

A Seat at the Top Table

Learn how procurement professionals can position themselves best to work at the highest levels of organisations, and how they can show they’re ready for the top jobs!

Contract Management: Making the Business Case for Investment (Part 2) – Identifying Opportunities

In the second of this three part series, we look at identifying the various opportunities that can be generated from effective contract management.

Putting the Supplier at the Heart of Procurement Thinking

Is it time for a change of procurement focus? Should the supplier be more central to our thinking than the category or the process? How would that benefit our organisations? Read our paper and decide!

Contract Management: Making the Business Case for Investment (Part 1)

In the first of a three part series, we look at why procurement should be pushing their organisations to invest in contract management, and the principals behind writing a convincing business case.

The Four Faces of Procurement

What does the changing environment for procurement professionals mean for the skills and capabilities successful senior executives will need in 2020?

Driving Real Value from Multiple Supplier Framework Contracts

How technology can simplify contracting and help buyers maintain competitive pressure when using frameworks, in the public sector and beyond .