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The Keystone Column - No 36. Procurement trends Bid ManagementKeystone ColumnProcurement SourcingProcurement Strategy

Keystone Column 36 – Framework Agreements

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 focus on procurement trends: why in-house legal counsel seem less than impressed with the value for money they are getting from external legal advisors on framework agreements,…
Donnacha Phelan
9th September 2016
The Keystone Column - No 35. Supplier Debriefing Bid ManagementKeystone ColumnProcurement SourcingProcurement Strategy

Keystone column 35 – Supplier debriefing

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 focus on why marketing is different, more trouble in VW, what to expect from supplier debriefing and a recent story of an innovative development we have been following.…
Ross McCarthy
1st September 2016
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Keystone Column 34 – Procurement risk

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 focus on some recent news from around the world illustrating how procurement risk is evolving. Business stories – risky business! Supply chain risk hits three-year high Global supply chain risk climbed…
Donnacha Phelan
26th August 2016
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Keystone Column 33 – Purchasing strategy

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, inspired by Dundalk's valiant efforts in the Champion's League, we look at purchasing strategy through the lens of soccer. We also see how canny purchasing decisions regarding IT infrastructure allowed…
Donnacha Phelan
19th August 2016
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Keystone Column 32 – Innovative solutions

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 at the how innovative solutions can unlock massive potential for local communities and the Irish software industry. Business stories – Work local, reach global This month saw the…
Donnacha Phelan
12th August 2016
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Keystone Column 31 – Procurement tools

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 at procurement tools - both in terms of the procurement tools businesses use to manage their own procurement activities, and the use of procurement as a…
Donnacha Phelan
5th August 2016
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Keystone Column 30 – Digital landscape

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 at stories that illustrate how the future digital landscape will look and conclude with our weekly listing of procurement opportunities. Business stories Losing ARM  Almost two weeks after UK…
Donnacha Phelan
29th July 2016
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Keystone Column 29 – Procurement framework

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 at the opportunities arising from joining a procurement framework - we discuss two: the Irish housing plan and the United Nations procurement activities (a framework for…
Donnacha Phelan
22nd July 2016
The Keystone Column - No 28. Evolving procurement requirements Bid ManagementBusiness GrowthKeystone ColumnProcurement SourcingProcurement Strategy

Keystone Column 28 – Evolving procurement requirements

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 at the rapidly evolving procurement requirements following the transposition into Irish law of the 2014 EU Procurement Directives. Business stories Procuring public housing  A draft copy…
Donnacha Phelan
15th July 2016
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Keystone Column 27 – Change as a Strategy

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 at change as a strategy for business. There are value loans on offer via Microfinance Ireland which are a change from traditional retail bank offers. InterTradeIreland's advice on Brexit…
Ross McCarthy
8th July 2016