Entries by EvaHorgan

How to Deliver Realised Cost Savings in 2021

Do you want to save money? I pose this question to you not in a rhetorical sense, aiming to spark some sort of deep reflection on the meaning of life and the futility of wealth; but literally: do you want to save money?   If so, you’re not alone.   Deloitte’s 2020 Chief Procurement Officer […]

How is Procurement Your Company’s Most Strategic Function?

Part 1: Try to visualise this scene. Your R&D department has just finalised your new product design. You’re excited! The development from prototype took months. Jeff from procurement happens to walk by. “Hey, that looks cool.” He picks up your new GPS integrated, smart phone compatible, Spotify connected, ultra slim, fully waterproof fitness watch, and […]

Promoting Sustainable and Innovative Procurement Culture: Business Opportunities for Public Partnerships

What is Innovation Procurement? Innovation procurement can deliver solutions to challenges of public interest, presenting businesses with opportunities through innovative product response. IDDEA procurement expert, Mary Ryan, provides an overview of the Innovation Procurement Brokers Project, offering valuable first-hand insight.   Through her involvement in Procurement Transformation Institute (PTI), Mary has had the pleasure of […]

World Environment Day – 5th June

Today is #WorldEnvironmentDay.  This is a day where across the globe we come together to educate, celebrate  and try to help our ailing planet and each other.  This year has a significant new and urgent narrative as we all try to adapt to Covid 19 and our future beyond it. Ireland is still in lockdown, […]

”Prepare To Win”- Full Life-Cycle Tender Management

The clock slowly ticks towards the end of the game. The score is leaning heavily in their favour, but the players at both sides still power on and push for success. Each play, tactic and technique has been well prepared and planned for the win, everyone pulls together and ultimately the best team wins. Other […]