Reflecting on the Impact of COVID-19 in Ireland. Key Points from RTE’s ‘Open for Business’

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by EvaHorgan

It was a privilege to appear on RTE’s 'Open for Business'; a mini-series supporting local Irish businesses and consumers on their journey through COVID-19 recovery, helping them adjust to the new normal. At IDDEA, we help customers buy better and I was delighted to have the opportunity to make a contribution and share our expertise. Here are my key takeaways. To fully appreciate the impact of COVID-19 in Ireland, first and foremost, we need to acknowledge four realities:   Distant…

The ‘New Normal’ is the Triple Bottom Line: Changing Trends Emerging from COVID-19 Recovery

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by EvaHorgan

In 1859, Charles Darwin’s ground-breaking text, On the Origin of Species, changed the very fabric of scientific knowledge and the way we perceive the natural world. Darwin revealed to the world that ‘it is not the strongest of species that survives, but rather, that which is most adaptable to change.’ A veil had been lifted and a new period of enlightenment began. Never before, in our modern era, has a lesson from the past held more truth. Recovery from the global COVID-19 pandemic will…

Top tips for attending one of the world's largest private label trade shows; PLMA

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by EvaHorgan

Private Label has grown over the past 25 years, with grocery chains experiencing a significant rise in private label of up to 60% (Oracle, 2019). The objective required of procurement professionals in the retail industry is to ‘buy better’ and compete with discounters. With the uncertainties of post-Brexit, trade tariffs need to be taken into consideration to combat future costs whilst maintaining quality for the consumer. This rapid movement to alternative suppliers will put pressure on food…

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

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by EvaHorgan

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 than having incredibly skilled players, a playbook is essential to any team’s success. A playbook for tender lifecycle management is as essential to a tender’s success as it is for a team’s.…

When ''I'' is replaced by ''We''

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by EvaHorgan

As the Irish nation re-adjusts to life working at the kitchen table, it can be difficult to switch off after ‘’a day in the office’’. The IDDEA team are lucky in one sense as we have been developing remote working skills over a period of time and working from home is part of our weekly routine. We have a good balance between visiting clients on site and working remotely. I would love to share our top tips for staying connected during these unprecedented times. Top Tips: Stay in contact:…

Procurement Framework

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by missioncontrol

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Strategic Sourcing life-cycle

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Aligned Policies

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eAuction Management

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