Clone War Spreads 

I had not expected such a swift notification of a similar incident. The major similarity is the cursory nature of the notification and the emphasis placed on the lack of “discretion” available. Phone negotiation demonstrated similar inflexibility despite there being unambiguous evidence of lack of a need for an SMP reduction. Be under no illusions […]

More War Stories 

We have predicted the demise of the Preferred Supplier Scheme and its replacement with an age of “more proactive contract management”. With this the proposed, central “can do”, “soft skilled” human engine for these developments – the “Relationship Manager” – becomes a mere chimera* from a previous epoch. In the light of recent events nobody […]