Category Management

Has category management had its day?
The team hires venues around the world to run exams for its programmes – from GCSE to CIPS ©Mat Wright/British Council
Case study: British Council's local/global balance
Northumbrian Water's John Murray and Laura McMain (centre) pictured with comedian Russell Kane and Patrick Dunne of Sainsbury's at the CIPS SM Awards 2018
How to create a compelling supplier day
Steal ideas from other professions 'with pride'
"Start by understanding your supply chain and the supply chain of your supply chain" © PA Images
Brexit: What can procurement do right now?
Use the rainbow to remember the principles ©Jackson-Crocker
Get the best out of category management
Procurement lessons from the office tea round
When it rains more than 39.5m cubic metres of sewage is discharged from London’s Victorian structures into the River Thames ©PA Images
How I buy indirects for London's new Tideway super-sewer
City of Cardiff Council, which had one of the lowest maverick spends, said it achieved this by implementing a category management system ©123RF
Maverick public spend as high as 63%
The Office of Management and Budget has brought all mobile device acquisition into a single category ©Press Association Images
US government consolidates $1bn mobile spend