Welcome to Procurement Reimagined, a podcast by Gatekeeper. We believe traditional procurement has had its day - the world is changing and our industry needs to change with it. On the podcast we share the best practices to help you streamline your procurement processes, navigate supplier and vendor onboarding, and ultimately get the most value out of your contracts.
Navigating the Challenges of Healthcare Procurement: A Conversation with Lennart Eltzholtz, MD of Sana Einkauf & Logistik GmbH
December 6, 2023 • 23 MIN
Welcome to this episode of Procurement Reimagined, brought to you by Gatekeeper. Joining us today from Munich in Germany is Lennart Eltzholtz, MD of Sana Einkauf & Logistik GmbH.
Join us as we discuss the challenges of procurement in the healthcare industry and the need for collaboration between procurement and medical experts. Lennart emphasizes the importance of ensuring hospitals have the necessary products at the right quality and price and highlights the difficulties of managing many medical products. He also suggests establishing cross-functional teams and building trust to make product decisions together. They also discuss the scale of procurement in healthcare and the challenges of managing relationships with powerful suppliers.
Reimagining Contracts to Mitigate Real Risk and Build Business Relationships with Paula Doyle, Legal Innovation Advisor at PaLiDa
November 22, 2023 • 24 MIN
Welcome to this episode of Procurement Reimagined, brought to you by Gatekeeper. Joining us today is Paula Doyle, Founder and Legal Innovation Advisor at PaLiDa.
Join Daniel and Paula as they delve into the world of contracts and explore the criticality of identifying, understanding, and addressing real risks. Learn how to distinguish between real and imagined risks, the impact of definitions, and the need for simplicity and clarity in contracts. Gain insights into reimagining contracts for better business relationships and fair competition.
If you are involved in framing procurement contracts, this episode is a must-listen!
Building Bridges Between the Procurement and Legal Teams: A Discussion with Rachelle Hare, MD at Blaze Business and Legal
November 8, 2023 • 26 MIN
Welcome to this episode of Procurement Reimagined, brought to you by Gatekeeper. Joining us today is Rachelle Hare, Managing Director at Blaze Business and Legal, a legal and procurement consulting firm.
Join Daniel and Rachelle as they explore the challenges and disconnect between legal and procurement teams within organisations. Rachelle explains how her practical workshops and training approach can bridge the gap and foster collaboration. She also highlights the potential of turning legal and procurement verticals into profit centres, and the role of technology, including AI, in enhancing collaboration and efficiency.
A Pivot to Agile, Collaborative, and Outcome-Focused Procurement with Lauren Tennant, Founder and CEO of Horizon Seven Training
November 1, 2023 • 24 MIN
Welcome to this episode of Procurement Reimagined, brought to you by Gatekeeper. Today, we are joined by Lauren Tennant, the CEO and Founder of Horizon Seven Consulting, a leading technology procurement company providing a unique agile procurement services platform.
Join Daniel and Lauren as they discuss the limitations of traditional procurement methods and the need for a more collaborative and outcome-focused approach. Lauren shares her expertise in agile procurement, highlighting the benefits of close collaboration, flexibility, and concurrent negotiation. Discover how Horizon Seven is reinventing technology procurement and learn how to implement agile sourcing in your organisation.
Reimagining Procurement with Creativity and Innovation with James Meads, Founder of Procurement Software
October 18, 2023 • 23 MIN
Welcome to this episode of Procurement Reimagined, brought to you by Gatekeeper. Today, we are joined by James Meads, Founder of Procurement Software, a platform for simplifying digital procurement.
Join Daniel and James as they discuss the need for creativity and innovation in the procurement industry. Explore how traditional methods are outdated and discover the role of technology in driving change.
Learn about the challenges procurement professionals face and the importance of effectively communicating the value that procurement can bring.
Simplifying Procurement through Effective Contract Design with Stefania Paserra, Founder and Contract Designer at Passera Design
September 27, 2023 • 30 MIN
Welcome to this episode of Procurement Reimagined, brought to you by Gatekeeper. Today, we are joined by Stefania Passera, the Founder and Contract Designer of Passera Design.
Join Daniel and Stefania and discover the importance of applying information design techniques to contracts to make them more accessible and readable. Learn how contract design differs from legal design and explore the challenges of creating user-friendly contracts. Stefania also shares real-life examples of her work, including projects in public procurement and utility companies.
Trusted Partner and Value Creator: Two Sides of the Procurement Coin with Milind Deepak Tailor of Diebold Nixdorf
September 13, 2023 • 32 MIN
In this episode of Procurement Reimagined, brought to you by Gatekeeper, your host, Daniel Barnes, is joined by Milind Deepak Tailor, Global Head, Services Procurement & Vendor Management at Diebold Nixdorf. Join Daniel and Milind as they discuss what it means to be a trusted partner and value creator, the key characteristics of a trusted partner, as well as why value cannot be considered in isolation.
Using AI to Streamline Procurement and Legal Processes with David Tollen, Founder at Tech Contracts Academy™ and Sycamore Legal™
August 30, 2023 • 31 MIN
In this episode of Procurement Reimagined, brought to you by Gatekeeper, your host, Daniel Barnes, is joined by David Tollen, Author and Founder at Tech Contracts Academy™ and Sycamore Legal™. Join Daniel and David in this engaging podcast episode as they discuss the impact of AI on procurement and legal professions. Discover how AI can streamline procurement processes, navigate vendor onboarding, and maximize the value of vendor contracts.
Moving Beyond Cut and Paste: The Criticality of Contract Language with Ken Adams, Chief Content Officer at LegalSifter
August 16, 2023 • 23 MIN
In this episode of Procurement Reimagined, brought to you by Gatekeeper, host Daniel is joined by Ken Adams, Chief Content Officer at LegalSifter, an AI-driven contract management service. Ken is a recognized authority on contract language and drafting legal/compliance contracts and is also the author of A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting. He shares his insights on the challenges of using traditional procurement contract language and how creating guidelines and templates can help drive compliance.
Procurement's Role in Driving Positive Change: Insights from Jen Barclay, ESG at Narta Procurement and Sustainable Solutions
August 2, 2023 • 29 MIN
In this episode of Procurement Reimagined, host Daniel is joined by Jen Barclay, ESG at Narta Procurement and Sustainable Solutions. Join us as we discuss the evolving procurement landscape and the exciting opportunities for positive change in the industry. From sustainability to collaboration and the role of AI, this podcast offers valuable insights and practical strategies for procurement professionals.
Reimagining Procurement by Rebranding it with Gary Salterpicco, Procurement Lead at John Lewis Partnership
July 19, 2023 • 36 MIN
In this episode of Procurement Reimagined, host Daniel is joined by Gary Salterpicco, Procurement Lead at John Lewis Partnership, the holding company for John Lewis department stores and Waitrose. Gary shares his insights on topical issues within the procurement space, including conversations in procurement, rebranding procurement internally at organisations, and the role of internal audit in procurement.
Reimagining Sourcing in Procurement with Tom Mills, Head of Procurement and Properties at Bibby Financial Services
July 5, 2023 • 26 MIN
In this episode of Procurement Reimagined, host Daniel is joined by Tom Mills, Head of Procurement and Properties at Bibby Financial Services, an independent invoice finance specialist providing cash flow funding to over 10,000 companies in the U.K. Tom shares his insights across different touchpoints of procurement including, reimagining the procurement cycle, building consistency into sourcing, leaning on the experience of technology teams, and who should score supplier responses during the sourcing phase.
Eight Thought Leaders Share Their Insights on Procurement: A Special Compilation Episode
June 21, 2023 • 40 MIN
Hello, and welcome to another episode of Procurement Reimagined, brought to you by Gatekeeper. I am your host Daniel Barnes, and today we have something a little different for you. We’ll be bringing together a collection of the best insights from our previous episodes that focus on how our guests can reimagine procurement to unleash accelerated value at their organizations. From agile and future-proofed procurement to digitalizing procurement and the role of AI, we’ve got you covered on all critical touchpoints in procurement. But before we dive in, a special word for our loyal and growing audience. Our journey would not have been possible without the participation of our ever-increasing audience base; thank you for making this show a success. With your continued support, we will make the coming episodes even bigger and better!
Reimagining Vendor Management for Business Growth with Tom Rogers, Founder and CEO of Vendor Centric
June 7, 2023 • 43 MIN
In this episode of Procurement Reimagined, host Daniel is joined by Tom Rogers, Founder and CEO of Vendor Centric, a national consultancy specialising in helping companies take a systematic, risk-based approach to vendor lifecycle management. They discuss the evolution of vendor management strategies and the need for breaking down silos. Tom explains the importance of having a Vendor Management Office (VMO) and how aligning contract management and third-party risk can benefit businesses. Tom also touches on how to mitigate contract risks associated with contracts.
The Rise of Agile Procurement with Michelle Vita, Senior Director of Procurement and Strategic Sourcing at Datadog
May 24, 2023 • 30 MIN
In this episode of Procurement Reimagined, host Daniel is joined by Michelle Vita, Senior Director of Procurement and Strategic Sourcing at Datadog, a monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Michelle talks about pivoting procurement from a static to an agile process, lays out the framework for an agile procurement architecture, and explains why more companies need to adopt it. She also offers helpful tips for leaders of procurement teams.
Reimagining Supplier Relationship Management with Matthew Booth, Procurement Manager Contracts at PM Group
May 10, 2023 • 35 MIN
In this episode of Procurement Reimagined, host Daniel is joined by Matthew Booth, Procurement Manager (DACH) EPCM Contracts at PM Group. Matthew shares his insights on SRM, from understanding its real value, how to implement it, and the real-world challenges faced in implementation. Matthew also shares tips on how procurement leaders can drive organizational value.
Future-Proofing Procurement with Elouise Epstein, Partner at Kearney
April 26, 2023 • 35 MIN
In this episode of Procurement Reimagined, Elouise Epstein, Partner at Kearney, joins Daniel to share her future vision of all things procurement, including Data platforms, contract management tools and AI, and risk management. She shares her insights on how businesses can future-proof their operations to align with what lies beyond the horizon.
The Evolving Role of Procurement in Delivering Organisational Value with Canda Rozier, Founder of Collabra Consulting
April 14, 2023 • 24 MIN
In this episode of Procurement Reimagined, Canda Rozier, Founder of Collabra Consulting, joins Daniel to share her insights on the evolving role of procurement within organisations and how procurement can find new avenues to drive value within the company. Canda also shares tips on empowering small procurement teams to handle a broader scope of operation.
Reimagining Procurement by Filling Implementation Gaps with Nadia Stoykov, Chief Procurement and Supply Chain Officer at Tesca Group
March 29, 2023 • 41 MIN
In this episode of Procurement Reimagined, host Daniel is joined by Nadia Stoykov, Chief Procurement and Supply Chain Officer at Tesca Group, a global company that makes automotive fabrics and seat components. Nadia deep-dives into the implementation gaps in procurement at most companies and reimagines procurement by focusing on the quality of talent and removing structural impediments to deliver true value to the company. She also explains why sales and procurement are two sides of the same coin.
A Playbook for Digitalising Procurement with Rees Thomas, Head of Procurement at Graze
March 15, 2023 • 30 MIN
In this episode of Procurement Reimagined, host Daniel is joined by Rees Thomas, Head of Procurement at Graze, a UK-based healthy snacking brand. Rees shares his end-to-end vision on digitalisation in procurement, from designing the digital framework to driving its adoption. He also shares his insight on the evolution of the procurement function over the past decade.
Reimagining Procurement as the Hidden Treasure for Business Growth with Natalia Pilipchak, Transformation and Excellence Director at Mobile Tele Systems
March 1, 2023 • 34 MIN
Natalia Pilipchak, Transformation and Excellence Director at Mobile Tele MObiSystems joins us today to discuss the evolution of the procurement role from a secondary support role to a leading role in facilitating customer-facing teams to be more agile, efficient, and effective.
Reimagining Procurement in an Economic Downturn with Andra Fola, Co-Founder of Solutionary Minds
February 15, 2023 • 24 MIN
Andra Fola, Co-Founder of Solutionary Minds, joins Daniel on this episode of Procurement Reimagined and shares her insights on navigating procurement in a turbulent and uncertain environment. She shares some common challenges and easy-to-implement workarounds. Andra also shares how the performance of procurement professionals through the downturn can help them step out of the shadows and gain a seat at the strategic decision-making table.
Procurement in a VUCA World with Dave Jones MCIPS, Managing Director at Procmentum Limited
February 2, 2023 • 18 MIN
In this episode of Procurement Reimagined, host Daniel is joined by Dave Jones MCIPS, Managing Director at Procmentum Limited. Dave shares his insights on managing procurement in the current VUCA environment and how the role of procurement is evolving in these uncertain times. He also shares tips on how procurement team members can optimise their career paths by carefully selecting the CPOs they choose to work with.
Reimagining Automation in the Procurement Space with Hannah MacDonald, Supplier Operations Lead at Monzo Bank
February 2, 2023 • 35 MIN
Hannah MacDonald, Supplier Operations Lead at Monzo Bank, joins us today to discuss the role of automation in procurement management at a large company.
Aligning Cost Control and Cost Cutting to Drive Value with Sarah Kaye, Vice President of Procurement at Spin
February 2, 2023 • 25 MIN
Sarah Kaye, Vice President of Procurement at Spin, joins us today to discuss the role of cost-cutting and control in driving organizational value. Sarah shares her insights on how cost control is a proactive activity while cost cutting is reactive and how these strategies need to be aligned to positively impact the company’s bottom line.
Procurement Reimagined: What You Need to Know
January 23, 2023 • 1 MIN
Welcome to Procurement Reimagined, a podcast by Gatekeeper. We believe traditional procurement has had its day - the world is changing and our industry needs to change with it. On the podcast we share the best practices to help you streamline your procurement processes, navigate vendor onboarding, and ultimately get the most value out of your vendor contracts. I'm your host Daniel Barnes.