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The Keystone Column - No 50. Disruptive innovation Bid ManagementBusiness GrowthKeystone ColumnProcurement SourcingProcurement Strategy

Keystone Column 50 – Disruptive innovation

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. As we approach the Christmas gift-giving season, we are reminded that gift-giving is not always welcome in procurement and we look at high-tech ways of dealing with corruption.  This…
Donnacha Phelan
16th December 2016
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Keystone Column 49 – open contracting

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. This week's focus is on the merits of open contracting: publishing in detail the outcomes of procurement competitions. Our weekly list of open tenders in the Irish public sector…
Donnacha Phelan
8th December 2016
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Keystone Column 46 – Scaling business

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. This week's focus is on scaling business: we look at the Web Summit which has grown to a level beyond what the conference infrastructure of its first home, Dublin,…
Ross McCarthy
18th November 2016
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Keystone Column 45 – Global turmoil

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. This week's news revolves around the US and the surprising victory for Donald Trump and the risk of global turmoil arising from it. We also observe evidence from the US…
Donnacha Phelan
11th November 2016
The Keystone Column - No 44. Localising supply chains BrexitBusiness GrowthKeystone ColumnProcurement SourcingProcurement Strategy

Keystone Column 44 – Localising supply chains

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. This week's news is again dominated by Brexit and its impact across the Irish border, prompting us to consider the merits of localising supply chains. Our weekly list of…
Donnacha Phelan
4th November 2016
The Keystone Column - No 43. Incrementalism versus innovation Business GrowthKeystone ColumnProcurement SourcingProcurement Strategy

Keystone Column 43 – Incrementalism versus innovation

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. This Halloween week some troubling stories have arisen, the implications of which are deeply concerning. We also focus on the importance of incrementalism in company and societal development. Our weekly list of…
Donnacha Phelan
28th October 2016
The Keystone Column - No 42. Whole life costing Business GrowthKeystone ColumnProcurement SourcingProcurement Strategy

Keystone Column 42 – Whole life costing

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. This week, we look ahead with some macro-economic predictions and consider the importance of whole life costing. Our weekly list of open tenders in the Irish public sector is also…
Donnacha Phelan
21st October 2016
The Keystone Column - No 40. Innovation and procurement Bid ManagementBrexitKeystone ColumnProcurement SourcingProcurement Strategy

Keystone Column 41 – Innovation and procurement

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. This week, we catch up with more Brexit procurement developments and we look at innovation and procurement. Our weekly list of open tenders in the Irish public sector is also included…
Donnacha Phelan
14th October 2016