When you work for a consultancy you get used to working remotely, so Proxima have plenty of advice to share with functions just now settling into new patterns of working
Covid-19 is not only going to change how we view risk in our suppliers, it may also change how government thinks about buying, writes Proxima
Cloud computing is here to stay - but what does that mean for commercial functions? Proxima explains how best to optimise the Cloud across organisations
Overconsumption is creating new risks for both society and commercial functions to manage. Proxima investigates whether the circular economy might present a solution
Why is all the talk on new trends, when doing the basics right is still a challenge for many organisations? Proxima offers advice for those organisations enticed by promised developments who still...
As 2019 draws to a close, Proxima looks back at the topics which have shaped this year in the commercial and procurement sphere – and predicts which buzzwords may feature heavily in 2020
From uptime to outcomes: How IT service providers are linking their performance to real business outcomes
What is outcome based contracting, and how does it represent an area for potential in the public sector? Proxima dives in
Are you wondering what happens to procurement activities during purdah? Proxima explains what the pre-election restrictions mean for Government Commerical
Challenger Thinking is a technique used by those who want to innovate despite the perceived barriers in their way - Proxima walks us through how we can use the technique to achieve more
Do conventional career paths even exist anymore? What is the 'skills gap' referring to? And what effect does this have on Government Commercial? Proxima addresses all this and more
On the anniversary of the second Management Consultancy Framework, Proxima examines the steps taken by government commercial to deliver a successful procurement strategy, and asks whether MCF2 is...
What does Brexit mean for Government Commercial? Proxima walks through some of the main areas of uncertainty, and the efforts that have been made to prepare
Proxima speaks with a company whose work emphasises the growing trend of procurement professionals looking not just for value, but also good ethical practice
Proxima examines the systems currently in place for awarding public sector contracts, and asks whether there are alternative options that achieve better value
‘Innovation does not occur without failure’: What happens when innovation and procurement come together?
Procurement is uniquely placed across departments, meaning the function could be a centre for learning within organisations. Proxima explains how procurement and innovation intersect.
Proxima examines the different approaches to advertising in the private and public sectors, and offers insight into the public sector campaigns process