Procurement Blog

Bolton at Home, Case study

Bolton at Home’s IT contract is due to expire in 2020. In advance of the expiry of this agreement, they needed Barkers’ IT strategic and delivery consultancy services to develop a procurement strategy and plan for replacement of the current agreement. Working to a...

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SSE, Utilities, IT agreements

SSE needed to deliver a new set of IT agreements that met Directorate strategic objectives whilst considering technological challenges from across the business. We supported them to successfully transition to a smaller number of framework suppliers, all on standard terms. This resulted in a...

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SSE, Case Study in Utilities

SSE needed a procurement team setting up within their £2billion Smart Metering Programme. To tackle this complex challenge, we developed a procurement strategy for smart meter expenditure and associated contracts, put the required system integration contracts in place, recruited a team of permanent staff...

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SGN

SGN needed support to transition their internal IT services to a cloud first system. Using our procurement transformation approach, we worked with them to successfully develop an IT Procurement and Commercial (P&C) function which fully integrated with their existing governance and operational frameworks. SGN...

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