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Five Steps To Make Your Supplier Relationship Management Strategy Digital

Your supplier relationship management strategy, and your supplier on-boarding process to gain compliant credential renewals are a strict necessity towards…
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The Benefits of a Supplier Portal

Supplier Portal, Supplier Log In, Supplier On-Boarding Process… its functionality and benefits take many names and forms. Many people do…
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Five Strategies To Build Supply Chain Resilience

Supply chain resilience is currently an increasing concern for professionals in procurement as supply chains falling through has severely affected…
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Implementing Contracts Management: The Proof is in the Pudding

Has the COVID-19 pandemic sped up digital transformation in your organisation? Despite the virus’ devastating impact on the economy, businesses…
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Are spreadsheets stalling your company growth?

There are many ways to assess the potential growth and health of a company, from measureable data such as a…
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Control, Compliance & Connected Supply Chain Management

The supply chain is at the heart of business strategy – used to plan your organisations supply and demand for…
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How Can Directors Help Procurement Teams Be More Strategic?

We understand that within the organisations the biggest area of spend is in procurement, so how can directors – especially…
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Are You Pushing Your Spreadsheets To Beyond Their Limits?

How do you currently use Excel? Would you say you are the whiz kid of creating complex calculations and colourful…
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How To Prepare Your Contract Repository For 2019

It’s the second week of January and we are all back to business. Now that you have got your feet…
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Procurement Moves Forward with Connected Supplier Relationship Management

“With supply chains becoming more globalised, technology rapidly advancing and increased participation in social media, there is room for a…
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Collaborative Work for a Strategic Supply Chain

“We’ve essentially lost touch with what “value” truly means and more importantly how an organization must collaborate, both internally and…
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A lesson to be learned: The sensational story of data misuse

‘Tech giant Facebook and data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica are at the centre of a dispute over the harvesting and…
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GDPR compliance within your contracts management system

In two months the new General Data Protection Regulations will go live, and it will be having a massive impact…
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Evidence compliance, eliminate risk and control contracts

What lessons have we learned from the recent collapse of the British multinational facilities management and construction services? Compliance and…
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New Year, New Contract Management System: How Accord can help in 2018

The usual cliché saying and chatter around self-improvement and change around the beginning of January can sometimes not be took…
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Accord: 2017 Updates You May Want

Twelve months, 52 weeks, 260 working days. During 2017 we made some changes to our Accord Contracts Management System that…
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Regulation 84 Accord Development Shortlisted for Award

Target have developed some new functionality to the Accord Contract Management System and is now shortlisted for another Innovation Award.…
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Securing your Supply Chain and Contracts Data

‘Securing information and ICT infrastructure begins at the time of purchase. The reality however, is that to protect the organisation…
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Contract Management Systems the Solution to Help Save Your Risk Management

“Management functions help increase consistency and reduce workload for internal resources by establishing standard key performance indicators for critical relationships…
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Accelerating Efficient Procurement Processes Within The NHS

‘NHS England will take a new approach to IT procurement that combines a centralised focus on obtaining “key systems” to…
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Health Service Procurement Equipment Management to Control Spend

It has been said that despite the reform, the NHS’ procurement process still delivers poor value for money. The reform…
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Setting Procurement Processes for Success in the Public Sector

At Target we are seeing some great results and success from one of our products in the public sector. Our contract…
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Built For Purpose Systems To Improve Data Audits

‘The provider did not have adequate systems in place to monitor covenant compliance, despite being warned in an audit management…
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Reaching New Levels In 2015

Now we are back into the full swing of work from the holidays, we are once again asking the same…
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Handle 2015 Budget With Better Procurement Strategies

‘Procurement leaders need to take a look at their processes and goals to determine how they can best showcase their…
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Importance Of A Contracts Life Cycle

‘The failure to place contracts in a system where they can be reviewed, organized and managed through their life cycle…
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Better Procurement Practices; It’s For A Greater Good!

‘Better procurement practices represent a tremendous opportunity to improve efficiency and free up as much as £2 billion more for…
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The Need for Change

‘The National Audit Office (NAO) said that changes in culture and practices are necessary after identifying a number of weaknesses…
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How Do You Shape Up Your Suppliers To Negotiate Better Contracts?

Supplier Relationship Management is an important aspect to contract management and success in procurement and purchasing. If you haven’t got…
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The Problems for Non-Users of Contract Management Systems

“Mass storage without a centralised archival system , whether hardcopy or digital, still leaves companies with an insufficient portrait of…
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The Problems for Non-Users of Contract Management Systems

“Mass storage without a centralised archival system , whether hardcopy or digital, still leaves companies with an insufficient portrait of…
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Technology Evolution for Business Procurement

Technology in terms of software is expanding in to the dimensions of procurement. The evolution of technology over the years…
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The Butterfly Effect of Contracts Data Management

In chaos theory, the butterfly effect is the sensitive dependence on initial conditions in which a small change in one…
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Procurement Central to NHS Development

The NHS is one of the world’s leading health systems for quality and the very best value for money; it…
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Bedford NHS seek and secure Supply Contract Compliance with Accord

Bedford NHS Trust working with Target’s contract management system, Accord to secure control of supply contract compliance. Bedford Hospital NHS…
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Let Contract Management Take Centre Stage

2011 is fast approaching; there is just only over a month left until the end of the year! The overwhelming…
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Salisbury NHS select Accord Contracts Information Management to remove spreadsheets and deliver automation

Salisbury District Hospital have long been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment they provide for their patients…
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Blackpool and The Fylde College select Accord for Purchasing Contract Management System

The College is governed by the Corporation Board, a group of individuals who represent the interests of the College and…
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4 Important traits to have in Online-Based Contract Management Systems

There are a lot of contract management systems out there on the market, but what makes a good online based contract management…
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Deliver Control, Compliance and Savings with Five Key Functions

Every year, devastating losses are being made in businesses from missing crucial contract deadlines. The process of negotiation, drafting, reviewing…
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We’re Going Beyond Basic Contracts Management

Here at Target we have described many times how important it is to dump your existing contract management solutions and…
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