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.

2020 is about embracing training and the green agenda
Cora is just one of RBS's digital friends improving engagement with customers - and suppliers
Procurement innovation in action
Talent was a key topic at the CPO round table on the digital future of the profession ©Peter Spinney
How to future-proof your procurement team
Harrison: “Today's priorities are increasingly being set by important issues for society’’ ©Cressida Jade
Interview: Malcolm Harrison, CIPS Group CEO
 Consolidating point-of-sale suppliers saved Intel more than $2m in its first year
Winner: Intel's supplier rationalisation
Aluminium is recyclable but it requires lots of power to produce ©Jeffrey Coolidge/Getty Images
Global focus on… aluminium
Big picture: every move you make
Suppliers were encouraged to offer innovative energy solutions, while internal teams collaborated to implement the new strategy
Winner: how Santos saved $10m with solar power
One million core procure-to-pay transactions  for around 180,000 low-value spot-buy items are now automated at Sabic
Winner: Sabic's digitisation to streamline processes
RoboTaxis will be scaling up to cover other cities around China. ©
Self-driving RoboTaxis launch in China
The Surrey CC marketplace "empowers communities". © Jack Taylor/Getty Images
Social Value Marketplace became a 'hub of innovation'
UAE plans new procurement platform
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