Procurement governance has never been a particularly exciting topic. Given increasing compliance requirements, procurement has given and been given a host of policies and guidelines to follow. But is it enough to mitigate procurement risks and ensure compliance?
Recent high-profile court cases have put compliance management back in the spotlight in the world of procurement. This, as well as the growing pressure to cut costs across the supply chain, has presented unique but not impossible challenges to overcome.
So, what can procurement expect to come up on the agenda in 2020 when it comes to Australia's compliance landscape?
After attending PASA’s Brisbane-first ProcureTECH event in the week gone, we picked up a few things about the aches and pains procurement teams are still facing every day.
Not only did we run an interactive session where attendees worked on an imaginary case study identifying common procurement-related risks, but we learned a thing or two from our fellow speakers and formed interesting conversations throughout the day.
Felix has had one for the record books this past financial year. With more product releases than ever before, new partnerships with some of Australia’s leading Tier-1 organisations, and a team that continues to grow exponentially, this year Felix has taken a major step to becoming one of Australia’s leading procurement technology providers.
In this blog I will provide you with some highlights from the past year, along with a sneak peek into our future.
Ever since its passing by the Australian Government in late 2018, the Modern Slavery Act has been a key area of focus at procurement conferences and trade shows across Australia. However, while it is often on the agenda, the nuances of this complex act remains a mystery to many.
A new Australian Government policy is designed to prevent Black Economy activities from harming the integrity of the supply chain involved in the government's procurement.
What’s your relationship with procurement technology? Does your organisation trial and error the full breadth of the market, or is any new software implementation a multi-year process?
Rapidly evolving digital technology is impacting procurement processes across many organisations and industries. With higher-than-ever demand for savings, transparency, efficiency, and value-driven procurement, companies must embrace this change to keep up with the competition.
Are you leveraging social enterprises in your tenders? Because your competitors are. There's a growing expectation for contractors to include social enterprise when bidding and delivering commercial and major government projects, yet navigating social procurement remains a minefield for many. Understanding how social procurement can work with, and for the benefit, of your organisation is crucial to ensure survival in today's complex and changing construction environment. It takes canvassing the current market landscape and tools available.
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