This topic contains articles on e-procurement, artificial intelligence, robotics the ‘internet of things’ and big data, as well as advice on buying IT goods and services.

The average artisanal miner digs three bags a day © Getty
E-tagging and selfies to prove provenance
Generative design enables a new range of production and design options ©Autodesk
Tech briefing: generative design
Space defence strategy to include ‘millions’ for UK companies
'Use hydrogen to store renewable energy'
Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, are facing increased legislation ©123RF
What drone regulations apply now?
Taxi! This two-seater prototype is being tested in New Zealand © Kitty Hawk
Flying taxis to giant monkey frogs: a world of innovation
Caesars Entertainment uses data to predict consumer behaviour © Getty
How to get value from procurement data
Metro Bank's procurement team has joined others in using FSQS to tackle GDPR ©Philip Hartley/Metro Bank
Why Metro Bank is collaborating to tackle third party risk
At Primark, procurement is supporting in-store experience ©Getty Images
Four ways to add top line value
Bring innovation to your business – employ a machine
Ikea's Coal Removal Project has helped Chinese manufacturers move to cleaner energy ©Ikea
Ikea is helping its supply chain remove coal
Teenager Hadi Daoud shared his knowledge of technology with CIPS New Zealand procurement professionals
Want to know about blockchain? Ask a teenager
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