Gavin Bowden-Hall

Gavin Bowden-Hall has provided advice, guidance and leadership to the public and private sector on sourcing, procurement and supplier management for nearly 20 years. He is a specialist in all aspects of procurement including sourcing strategies, complex procurements, supply chains and procurement transformations. As Chairman of Intellect’s Outsourcing and Offshoring Group, Gavin has facilitated and led a number of thought pieces on the state of the UK IT outsourcing industry and optimised sourcing arrangements.

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How do you build a good relationship between all parties? Here we identify the 10 critical factors that will keep your shared service in good health....Full Article »
Planning for a smooth exit? – 10 pointers to good practice...Full Article »
Private sector timescales – public sector disciplines...Full Article »
Which CEO would not want to strengthen their core business, optimise input advantage and deliver value to all stakeholders? Gavin Bowden-Hall, Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Services Ltd discusses how to re-balance executive interest...Full Article »
3 tests on whether the service is really required; and 9 criteria on whether you ‘buy’ or ‘build’...Full Article »
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Why are we still using the "offshore" term? The word is flat – and work is global. So does it really matter?...Full Article »
Time for commercial innovation in outsourcing and shared service: three business tsunami that are compelling procurement and commercial executives to explore Outcome Based Agreements....Full Article »
Outsourcing deals are put in place at great cost and yet once they are in place the somehow we expect them to manage themselves –here are the eight critical tests....Full Article »
Everest predicts the procurement outsourcing market will increase to around $175 billion within a few years. Clearly, procurement outsourcing is not going away. But, given remuneration is invariably a gain-share model, what incentive is there to ensure buyers are getting real value?...Full Article »
Look out for "Procurement as a Service", bringing together the best from both the centralised and decentralised models. A benefit: leadership and local ownership......Full Article »
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