The Chefs in Your ‘Organisational Kitchen’

A lot of effort, dollars and leadership attention expended on improving organisational capability is often targeted at technology and process enhancements. That’s not a bad thing per se. Technology can provide powerful advancements in how we do the work; for example,...

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Sigi Osagie Explains How Procurement Will Get Its Mojo Back

My interview with SciQuest, prior to my keynote speech at their ‘Next Level 2016 conference, where I addressed some interesting questions; Has Procurement lost its mojo? During your Next Level session, you are going to speak about Change Management; do you have any...

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Organisational Talent and the Destiny of Success

The feedback from the recent BravoSolution webinar I co-delivered with the handsome Peter Smith of Spend Matters was fantastic. My guidance on Procurement talent and helping people find their destinies appears to have struck a chord. Perhaps it’s a reflection of the...

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“Putting Strategy into Action: A Procurement Roadmap”

I co-delivered a BravoSolution webinar with Peter Smith of Spend Matters, covering five important topics for Procurement managers and executives in any organisation: Spend analysis – where is the money going? Challenging long-standing contracts Identifying staff and...

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Procurement Processes Should be Enablers, Not Inhibitors

I’ve frequently expounded the importance of the softer elements of organisational success – the intangible factors like culture; leadership; attitudes; and behaviours which typically differentiate top-notch Procurement functions from the mediocre. But this in no way...

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