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The big impacts of today's global problems can't be tackled if we're all playing a 'zero sum' game focused only on what's in it for us. Collaboration holds the key - and contracting can lead the way. Our essential Blueprint for Transformation sets out the steps that can make it happen for you.
Are you a vendor banging your head against the wall of a large company's procurement department? Do you have a great product or service, but can't get anyone to talk to you? This article reveals why procurement can't help you - with a few ideas that might help you get through the door.
Creating an accurate business case is a critical first task when putting together an outsourcing agreement - but it's often rushed or overlooked. Why must you have one, how should you build it? Kimber Riley explains it all, using a logical and easy path to follow...
With engineering and plant construction projects growing ever more complex, claims and disputes are also on the rise - taking months or years to resolve. This article reveals the top reasons for claims, and how to settle them early.
With India emerging as one of the hottest and most stable economies of the world, author N. Balachandar sees a growing and vital role for contract and commercial management in realizing the country's massive potential. And he's confident the talent is there and ready to take on the task.
Huge global change programs being rolled out to pave the way for imminent international tax law changes will put organizational structures to the test as never before. Will yours be one that pays the price? Or will you, as a contracting specialist, be the one person who can save the day?
The public sector's lack of skills, expertise and overall capacity for negotiating and overseeing contracts with the private sector have been the focus of much recent criticism of government contracting. But could governments' own processes and approaches be at least partly to blame?
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