CPO Viewpoint – Procurement’s view of the findings

Our recently launched research study, CPO Viewpoint– What the business really thinks of procurement’s value, which revealed what internal departments (Finance, IT and Sales and...

IT: Procurement’s unknown ally?

Marcus Willbourn, Chief Operations Officer, Wax Digital discusses the importance of collaboration between IT and procurement, highlighting the benefits of a successful working relationship. Our...

Developing a successful relationship with IT

In this blog Daniel Ball, Director at Wax Digital looks at the relationship between procurement and IT departments. Our recent CPO Viewpoint Research involved 200...

86% of UK sales and marketing teams say procurement hinders progress

Sales and marketing is the department least likely to get the best deal from its suppliers, with a massive 86% saying procurement hinders their progress,...

IT department revealed as major culprit for maverick spend

Billions of pounds of business IT spend is being put at risk annually by IT teams that skirt corporate procurement rules and processes, according to...

Finance is from Mars, Procurement is from Venus

Despite sharing financial processes, software systems and one commonly reporting to the other, finance and procurement teams often behave like they’re from different planets, suggests...

Are procurement rule breakers squandering UK business budgets?

Rule breakers in UK businesses could be squandering budgets, using risky suppliers and spending without permission, due to a lack of collaboration with procurement, according...