In most organisations there will be a mixture of IT Services providers split between internal resources, third-party specialists and generic suppliers.
I recently guested on a Podcast with the change gurus Ian Kingstone and Jonathan Parnaby over at Beer and Butterfly (due to air on 16th June – more to follow on this) and we had a lively and lengthy discussion about Procurement’s role in supporting change.
For some businesses, homeworking has meant that professional development and process improvement has taken a back seat, or at least has looked different as the focus has been on the need to learn new skills to rise to the homeworking challenge as well as ensuring employee wellbeing.
Here at Aster, we pride ourselves on being prepared to challenge our clients’ thinking and taking a down-to earth, straight-talking approach when supporting them with their Procurement challenges.
Does your business know that it needs some procurement support but you aren’t sure what exactly you need in terms of skill set or whether your spend justifies employing a full time resource?
When is it the right approach and what benefits does this model bring?
Super Suppliers are a force for good for your organisation, if you know their powers and how to effectively manage them.
April seems to have been a particularly important month for ‘new starts’ this year. With the first stages of lockdown easing in England seeing some businesses opening up again, the start of the new tax year, which for many companies coincides with the start of their financial year, it is a traditional period of goal setting and new targets.