Most companies set out to implement BPO effectively, but many end up failing to deliver this. All too often I hear of lost bargaining power, ill-conceived short-term contracts and weakened commercial terms with suppliers. (more…)
It’s a well-publicised fact that investing resources into setting capital project delivery strategies early will save time and money later. However, many large-scale capital programmes still fail to be delivered to the budget, time and quality aspirations originally set.
So how should procurement position itself to ensure it has the time to influence the key upfront decisions and how should capital projects be set up for success? (more…)