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eWorld Procurement & Supply Date Change

PRESS RELEASE   16th September 2021 - United Kingdom   eWorld Procurement & Supply moves to 1st  March 2022.   Revolution Events confirms postponement of UK’s leading procurement technology event.    With many still cautious about attending face-to-face events, Revolution Events has made the difficult decision to postpone the Autumn edition of eWorld Procurement & Supply until the coming Spring.  Our Autumn event was shaping up to be another fantastic outing despite the ongoing disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. We have, however a primary duty of care towards the safety of […]

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eWorld Goes Virtual for March 2021

PRESS RELEASE: 18th November 2020 – United Kingdom eWorld Procurement & Supply Goes Virtual for March 2021 Revolution Events announces new virtual platform for leading procurement technology event With proven vaccines for Covid-19 finally starting to materialise but much of the world still under emergency measures to contain the virus, the current restrictions on business […]

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Proactis at eWorld – the next decade of procurement

In our overview of eWorld, we said we would tell you more about the session on What Might the New Decade Have in Store for Procurement? from Charlotte Carter, Solutions Specialist at Proactis. Of course that was just before the western world started to feel the deepest effects of the current pandemic. But she made […]

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Procurement’s place at ‘centre of the spider’s web’

Automated processes, sustainability, supplier-centricity and becoming an information centre are the key procurement trends for the next decade, according to a procurement leader. Speaking at eWorld Procurement & Supply, Dave Jones, procurement consultant and former leader at the John Lewis Partnership, outlined four major future trends that will shape the procurement function. Click here to […]

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Tips from Clifford Chance on how to buy IT

Angela Chaggar, senior IT procurement manager at law firm Clifford Chance, has shared her top tips for successful tech buying. Speaking at eWorld Procurement and Supply, Chaggar described how to choose between software agreements, what to consider when negotiating contract terms, and pitfalls to avoid. Click here to read more

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Three lessons from Fujitsu’s global procurement overhaul

Revisiting key cornerstones of business has been crucial on Fujitsu’s journey to establishing a global procurement function, a conference was told. Clive Rees, VP, international chief procurement officer at Fujitsu, told delegates at eWorld the firm had begun its journey towards a global procurement function towards the end of 2018 to tackle its “very fragmented” […]

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Why a care home provider put its procurement strategy ‘on hold’

The procurement boss at a UK care home provider has described the challenges it faced in the scramble for personal protective equipment (PPE) at the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak. Michael Bennett, head of procurement at The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT), said the organisation faced a “PPE triple-edged sword” comprising government guidance, […]

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Getting to a global procurement function with Fujitsu at eWorld 2021

We are delighted that eworld Procurement & Supply is returning this March, marking the first-ever virtual eworld. The last time we were there was just before the first Covid lockdown in London. Being online means the event can not only offer the same range of sessions and calibre of presenters, panellists and sponsors that previous […]

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Switching suppliers over coronavirus risks insolvencies

Firms must be cautious of placing additional financial pressure on suppliers as they look to keep business moving during coronavirus disruption, a conference was told. Shifting business to suppliers not impacted by coronavirus could lead those suppliers to take on more work than they can fulfil, putting them at risk of collapsing, Nick Hood, business […]

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How BT solved a sourcing dilemma

BT is insourcing software development for its broadband routers in order to widen its supply base for hardware design, a conference was told. Cate Warman-Powell, head of procurement, consumer technology and supply chain said more suppliers were available to provide hardware, whereas far fewer were capable of delivering both hardware and software. Speaking at the […]

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