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Top 10 Tips For Customers Running Supplier Due Diligence Exercises

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During any significant IT service procurement process, there should be a due diligence exercise to allow bidders to access enough information for them to produce firm quotes that can subsequently...

How To Negotiate IT Service Contracts Successfully

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IT Service contracts form a core element of most organisation’s spend. In this thought leadership piece, IT Procurement expert, Mark Elkington reveals top tips on how to negotiate an IT...

FTSE 30 CPG Client – IT Procurement

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Barkers were retained by a FTSE 30 CPG client to support its selection of Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software and a MES Systems Integrator and the subsequent software licensing and...

FTSE100 CPG Client – IT Procurement

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Following a successful engagement to support the client’s purchase of new ERP software, Barkers were retained to support the selection of an ERP Systems Integration partner and the subsequent contract...

FMCG Client – IT Procurement Support

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An FMCG client required specialist IT Procurement resource to support a mid-term re-negotiation process with a critical Software as a Service provider. They were able to realise a cost reduction...

Procurement Value Proposition

Procurement Value Proposition

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Procurement Value Proposition - Barkers Commercial Services are leading experts in procurement. The team understands what an accomplished procurement department looks like. Crucially, they know how best to achieve success...

IT Change Programme

How to Run an IT Change Programme Effectively in 2020

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Imagine that your IT project went so badly, it threatened the very existence of your company… When IT projects go wrong, they can threaten the very existence of the company....