Moving to a new supplier is exciting, but how do you ensure the changeover goes smoothly? With over 16 years experience, our Programme Director Jane tells us her top 5 tips to manage the change.
Getting out of the starting blocks
The advice we often give is to simply start the journey, get out of the blocks. Initially do not over complicate your buying objectives but gain some clarity over existing behaviours and processes. Give it go, read more of our tips here....
Discover where you've come from - SMARTdiscovery
“If you do not know where you come from, then you don't know where you are, and if you don't know where you are, then you don't know where you're going. And if you don't know where you're going, you're probably going wrong” Terry Pratchett. How do you know the best way forward for your organisation?
Summer is the perfect time to focus on goals and actions.... Get ahead of the game, deliver quick tactical wins and identify longer term strategic opportunities.
Is it true? Are Robots taking over Procurement?
Cognitive technology is coming, and it is getting us to re-think the way we consider our future roles in society as employers, employees and consumers. We think working alongside technology could change the future.
#FundFinding, it costs LESS than Fundraising
Charities must look at new innovative ways to fund critical projects and continue delivering front line services. We've coined the term #FundFinding, a process that will help your organisations financial health.
The power of training your team in-house
Regardless of the size of your organisation, investing in your team is a critical factor for success and should be considered best practice in any sector. Falling behind in our knowledge is no longer an option, take GDPR as an example. Legislation that we all need to understand before the May deadline. If we don’t there are legal consequences. Team training is a high priority for us and here are 4 benefits that can be realised.
Do You Know What You Have To Do For The Upcoming GDPR Enforcement? Lawbite launch their GDPR Checklist
With all the hype around GDPR and 2017’s cyber-attacks (remember what happened to the NHS?), individuals are far more aware and hot on their data rights than they ever were before. Our Legal Partner Lawbite Legal has launched their GDPR Checklist to help you identify data practices that need to be addressed.
Thank you eWorld! We showcased our SMART tools to help procurement in charities shine
Firstly, a big thank you to eWorld for inviting us and all those who attended our workshop at the recent eWorld: Procurement and Supply event in London. Alongside Rohan Yoganathan the Novo-K team enjoyed sharing expertise and tools around procurement in the charity sector. Tool 1 is downloadable in this blog
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