At times of uncertainty, the role of contracts in both protecting and delivering value becomes even more evident.
That is one clear result of Brexit, the unexpected decision by the UK to leave the European Union (EU). 267 more words
Censeo Consulting Group and the Public Spend Forum recently announced their findings on ‘the required skills of the public procurement workforce’. They discovered under-performance ‘in nearly 70% of identified competency areas’. 479 more words
IACCM undertakes regular capability assessments for its corporate members. We have data from hundreds of different organizations around the world, enabling individual results to be benchmarked against both global and industry standards. 316 more words
Its easy to write about the many areas where contract management could be improved. It is the failures that make the headlines. But sometimes it is important to reflect and recognize the success stories. 255 more words
Back in medieval times, the routes to a healthy mind and body were simple. Regular bleeding ‘to balance the humors’ could be accompanied by periodic flagellation, to encourage self-reflection and atone for bad thoughts or behavior. 425 more words