February

November 21, 2017
Ichiban Commercial Solutions Tendering Season

Tendering Season – Real opportunity or just a sales ploy?

Tendering Season – A real opportunity or just a sales ploy? Have you also received the emails telling you to […]
November 4, 2017
Aboriginal Business : IPP - the right procurement for the right reason

Aboriginal Business – The Right Procurement for the Right Reason

Aboriginal Business: The Right Procurement for the Right Reason I find great personal reward when working with Aboriginal business, assisting […]
July 23, 2017
Ichiban Commercial Solutions Procurement Advise Tender Writing Category Management Spending

Category Management – Making it into the Spending Bucket List

Category Management – Making it into the Spending Bucket List “Category Management” is one of those buzzwords chief procurement officers […]
July 20, 2017
Ichiban Commercial Solutions Procurement Advise and Tender Writing Government Procurement

Commonwealth Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Bill 2017

COMMONWEALTH GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT (JUDICIAL REVIEW) BILL 2017 – A PROCUREMENT VIEW The Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Bill 2017 is currently […]
July 16, 2017
Ichiban Commercial Solution Procurement Advice and Tender Writing Procurement Team

Take 5 to Improve the Performance of your Procurement Team

Take 5 to Improve the Performance of your Procurement Team How is your procurement team performing? What is the perception […]
July 4, 2017
Ichiban Commercial Solutions Procurement Advice & Tender Writing: Leading Successful Tenders

Leading Successful Tenders – Tendering Leadership

Leading Successful Tenders – Tendering Leadership I recently had the privilege of presenting at the PacPrint 2017 Forum in Melbourne. […]
June 5, 2017
Small business procurement

Debunking 5 Myths About Small Business Procurement: Procurement Basics

Procurement Basics for Small Business: Debunking 5 Myths about Small Business Procurement Procurement forms an essential part of any business […]
May 3, 2017
Outsourcing or Insourcing? Pain or Panacea?

Insourcing or Outsourcing? Pain or Competitive Leverage?

Insourcing or Outsourcing? Pain or Competitive Leverage? Insourcing or Outsourcing? Pain or  the Panacea around competitive leverage? It would appear that many […]
April 18, 2017
Tender preparation

Tender Preparation – Using Demonstration Tenders to Practise Tender Downloads and Uploads

Tender Preparation : Using Demonstration Tenders to Practise Tender Downloads and Uploads Do you work really hard on your tender […]
April 4, 2017
procurement transformation

Procurement Transformation – Building the Foundations for the Transformation Journey

Procurement Transformation – Finding True North and Building the Foundations for the Transformation Journey Gone are the days where suppliers […]
April 3, 2017
Brainstorming

Eight Tips for Successful Brainstorming

Eight Tips for Successful Brainstorming : Using Brainstorming to Uncover Innovative Business Solutions Brainstorming is a technique for solving a specific […]
April 3, 2017
Tender Writing

9 Tips to Simplify Tender Writing and Making Tendering Easy

9 Tips to Simplify Tender Writing and Making Tendering Easy As a procurement specialist, I have been working on both […]

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February 27, 2017
Customer Service

Great customer service is a three course meal – food for thought on retaining customers

Great customer service is a three course meal: Food for thought on retaining your customers I recently went through a […]
February 26, 2017
contract disputes

7 Essentials for Purposefully Managing Contract Disputes

7 Essentials for Purposefully Managing Contract Disputes Managing contract disputes can take up lots of time, give you grey hairs and in the […]
February 20, 2017
Business Planning

5 Benefits of Business Planning – Planning your Roadmap to Success

5 Benefits of Business Planning – Planning your Roadmap to Business Success Business Planning forms an important cornerstone of any business, […]
February 15, 2017
WA tenders

WA Tenders – 3 Tips to Survive State Election Caretaker Mode

WA Tenders: 3 Tips for Surviving WA State Government Election Caretaker Mode It’s election time in Western Australia. What impact does […]