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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 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
Keystone Column 33 – Purchasing strategy BrexitBusiness GrowthKeystone ColumnProcurement SourcingProcurement Strategy

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 26 – Post-Brexit Consequences

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy in winning tenders developed by ambitious SMEs. This week, we look at what Brexit means for the EU’s public procurement system and possible impacts on companies selling into Northern Ireland or other…
Ross McCarthy
30th June 2016
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Keystone Column 23 – Access to public procurement

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and advice on how businesses can prepare winning bids in public procurement tenders. This week, we focus on how procurement teams can prepare for Brexit, whose interests should regulators prioritise and levels of access to public procurement for small business -…
Donnacha Phelan
10th June 2016
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The Keystone Column No. 19 – Bid Management Opportunities

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and bid management opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies focused on public procurement.   Business stories - bid management opportunities Silicon Republic reports on yet another delay to the rollout of the long-awaited National Broadband Plan which aims to…
Donnacha Phelan
13th May 2016