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The European Commission has published new white papers on its goals for creating a single market for personal and non-personal data and promoting the development of artificial intelligence in Europe. The aim of the strategy is to create a genuine …
The current COVID-19 outbreak has raised several questions within the government contracting community. From canceled events, to closed facilities, to strains on supply chains; government contractors are having contingency plans put to the test. As companies scramble to interpret force …
Spend Matters recently invited Eved’s founder and CEO, Talia Mashiach, to submit a guest article on how procurement organizations can navigate through supplier negotiations given recent conference and event cancellations. Eved is a spend management and payments platform built for …
In the report the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Construction Council has looked at the role that risk management plays in the fortunes of UK construction. Poor risk allocation between clients and contractors prevents construction projects from being procured and …
In 2017 the UK government launched the Industrial Strategy, setting out its four “grand challenges” and specific objectives to put the UK “at the forefront of the industries of the future” and stimulate innovation. The objectives are: to harness the …
The UK’s upcoming Integrated Review of foreign policy, defence, security and international development, will make Ministry of Defence (MOD) procurement overhaul a priority. The Integrated Review commits to maintaining a spend of 2% of GDP on defence and is set …
A public sector drone framework has been launched by YPO, one of the UK’s largest public sector buying and procurement organisations. The new Drones and Associated Products and Services framework has been designed for the emergency service and the wider …
Conducting market research and gathering market intelligence is a critical part of any acquisition and procurement process. It can also take a good amount of time that most procurement professionals don’t have, given the other demands of the acquisition lifecycle.
Let’s say you’re a government contracting professional with an opportunity to step outside the ordinary and try one of the innovative acquisition methods to procure emerging technologies.  You and your customer are excited about introducing emerging …
For my first official BLOG entry (are they called entries? Oh well, mine are called entries now), I have been overwhelmed with ideas. This specific post has had multiple titles and themes as I chase each shiny object that illuminates …