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Daniel Barnes

Managing Director at World of Procurement

Andover , United Kingdom

I make your Contracts and the Processes around them better. If you’ve got underperforming contracts, an underperforming process to get contracts signed or having difficulty engaging Suppliers then I can help you with this.

Legal Background (Masters Degree in IT and Commerce Law), CIPS Member, with 5 years experiences of strategic Procurements, Multi-Million Pound Contract Management and Aerospace Supply Chain expertise.

Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Andover, UK
Speaking Topics: Procurement, Defence, Supply Chain, Contract Management, Legal

Daniel Barnes Points
Academic0
Author87
Influencer5
Speaker0
Entrepreneur120
Total212

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Company Information

Company Type: Company
Business Unit: Procurement and Supply Chain
Theatre: U.K.

Areas of Expertise

Blockchain 30.90
Change Management
COVID19 36.48
Culture 30.61
Customer Experience
Digital Disruption
Digital Transformation
Entrepreneurship 30.27
Future of Work
Leadership
Legal and IP 78.38
Management
Marketing 30.50
Privacy
Procurement 72.85
Risk Management
Social
Supply Chain 59.32
Sustainability
Business Strategy 30.05
AI 30.31

Industry Experience

Aerospace & Defense
Engineering & Construction
Federal & Public Sector
High Tech & Electronics
Industrial Machinery & Components
Insurance
Manufacturing
Media
Professional Services

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Publications

21 Article/Blogs
Why Procurement and Contract Professionals need a Personal Brand — Part 1
Daniel Barnes
May 06, 2020
Do you think that having a Personal Brand as a Procurement, Supply Chain or Commercial Contract Management Professional is essential? It is and I'm going to help you create your own.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement, Marketing

How to best treat your Suppliers
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April 08, 2020
How you treat your Supplier says a lot about you. It says a lot about your Business, whether you are the Owner, Director or an Employee…Continue reading on Medium »

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement, Business Strategy

How to create Procurement Content for your Personal Brand — Part 2
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April 07, 2020
Creating Procurement Content for your Personal Brand is a must moving forwards. If you are scared about your job, fearing redundancy or…Continue reading on Medium »

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You need to Diversify your Supply Chain…Yesterday
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April 06, 2020
You really need to Diversify your Supply Chain and this should have happened yesterday. But what does this mean?Your Company probably buys a lot of products from a 1 to a few key companies to utilise economies of scale/bulk purchasing to secure savings. Most Category Managers will be running numbers

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement, Legal and IP

How the Government can improve its Supply Chain moving forwards
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April 03, 2020
Daily Observations 03/04/2020 — Government Supply ChainContinue reading on Medium »

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Tags: Procurement

Why Procurement and Contract Professionals need a Personal Brand — Part 1
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April 02, 2020
Do you think that having a Personal Brand as a Procurement, Supply Chain or Commercial Contract Management Professional is essential?Continue reading on Medium »

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Tags: Procurement, Marketing

How Procurement can help you make cuts
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April 01, 2020
Procurement has long been the department of making cuts. As in, cutting expenses and saving your Business money. Well, that’s if you’ve got a competent Procurement Department. Procurement professionals know that they bring so much more value than just financial cuts and savings to a Business.But

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Make sure you get paid on time
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March 31, 2020
You need to make sure you get paid on time.Cash flow is going to be vital in this unprecedented time. Whilst cuts to spending in non-essential areas may ease issues (let’s talk about that tomorrow), getting paid on time is vital.How can you do this? Try this for starters:Make sure you know what

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Tags: Procurement

Is it time for the Pandemic Clause?
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March 30, 2020
Is it time for the Pandemic Clause? Force Majeure typically covers those unforeseen events but most Force Majeure Clauses are limited in…Continue reading on Medium »

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Tags: Procurement, Legal and IP, COVID19

Be kind, humble and transparent with your Supply Chain
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March 27, 2020
Is this a radical idea? We, at Ikaros, do not think so.Continue reading on Medium »

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Supplier Relationship Management needs to be the new norm
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March 26, 2020
We get it, you have a few suppliers you’re best friends with, a few you chat to every now and again and then you have a whole raft who provide the stuff that isn’t perceived to be business critical. These are your vendors normally (a term over here at Ikaros that we absolutely despise). But your

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Tags: Procurement

Why you need to focus on more than just Force Majeure when disaster hits
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March 25, 2020
We’ve seen a lot of talk about utilising your Force Majeure Clauses within your contracts if you have them. We aren’t going to bore you…Continue reading on Medium »

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True demonstrations of flexibility in Supply Chains
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March 24, 2020
A number of major retailers, food & beverage and manufacturing companies have utilised their existing Supply Chains to create new products for their business — but these aren’t new products to be commercialised.These are products to help with the COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the en

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Tags: Procurement

How to limit the impact COVID-19 and other future events in your Supply Chain — Ikaros Consultancy
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March 23, 2020
I write this post at a time where many of the worlds Supply Chains are in disarray. COVID-19, the newest strain of Coronavirus that is…Continue reading on Medium »

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement, COVID19

The Ministry of Defence’s slow and laborious Procurement Processes means it will always be left…
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March 20, 2020
The Ministry of Defence, the biggest Customer of all Major Defence Companies in the UK, and a large customer for Businesses in the rest of…Continue reading on Medium »

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Tags: Procurement

Your Company needs to be more Commercially Aware
Daniel Barnes
December 18, 2019

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Tags: Legal and IP, Procurement, Supply Chain

How to change your Procurement culture — EDUCATION, EDUCATION AND MORE EDUCATION.
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February 18, 2019
How to change your Procurement culture — EDUCATION, EDUCATION AND MORE EDUCATION.You have probably been there before. You engage with your wider business because they need to buy something. The one massive problem is that they’ve pretty much sealed the deal.They have had meetings with the S

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Tags: Procurement, Culture

How Blockchain is changing Procurement
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February 06, 2019
Let’s focus on the wording “Changing”. Blockchain is real, it is here and it has started. Blockchain is in the present and isn’t in some…Continue reading on Medium »

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Tags: Procurement, Blockchain

What is Procurement? An overview of Procurement
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January 24, 2019
When people think of Procurement they usually think of a dull job where people do some buying work. Buying goods and services is a large…Continue reading on Medium »

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What is a Non-Disclosure Agreement?
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October 28, 2018
A brief overview of what a Non-Disclosure Agreement is and how it can be used.A Non-Disclosure Agreement is a legally binding document that prevents two or more parties from openly disclosing information outside of their relationship.The Non-Disclosure Agreement will have a minimum of two parties t

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What is Procurement?
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October 18, 2018
Most people have heard about procurement, but how many of you actually know what it is?It is simple. Procurement is simply the process of buying something. At a basic level it usually involves the purchase of goods or services. It is that simple.Procurement plays a major part in the revenue genera

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3 Founders
World of Procurement Academy
World of Procurement
July 01, 2020
World of Procurement Academy is an e-learning hub of Procurement, Supply Chain, Contract Management and Contract courses from beginner level through to expert level.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement, Legal and IP

World of Procurement Podcast
World of Procurement
March 08, 2020
World of Procurement is a media hub of knowledge that focuses on the World of Procurement, Supply Chain and Commercial Contract Management. We are exploring the best practices of Procurement, where the Procurement Profession is going in the digital era and showcasing real practical steps to improve your Procurement Functions in your business.

We explore all things Supply Chain from the latest blockchain technologies that are revolutionising source to consumption, to shopping and logistics and the developments in warehousing.

From a Contract Management perspective, we are exploring everything legal, from the formation of contracts, litigation, blockchain & smart contracts and what good contract management should look like.

We've also made the World of Procurement Podcast which brings weekly episodes from expert guests.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement, Legal and IP

World of Procurement
World of Procurement
September 28, 2018
Procurement, Supply Chain and Contract Management Consultancy Services.

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement, Legal and IP

1 Influencer Award
Thinkers 360 Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers in Procurement April 2020
Thinkers 350
April 12, 2020
Rank 44 in the Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers in Procurement April 2020

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22 Podcasts
Contract Management Masterclass for Beginners with Daniel Barnes
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July 02, 2020
Contract Management Masterclass for Beginners
Contract Management is often overlooked and it’s normally due to a lack of capability within the Business or a lack of resources who can undertake that kind of work. Yet, it’s integral to delivering the value and savings that have been secured throug

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement, Legal and IP

Marketing Procurement is not about Cost Savings with Sarah Scudder
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June 30, 2020
Sarah Scudder is president of Real Sourcing Network (RSN), a print and marketing sourcing tool software company.
Sarah Scudder has spunk. Sarah Scudder is a go-getter who has gone out and got.
Proof?
Sarah is the youngest executive to ever serve on the board for the Print Services and Distribution A

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Tags: Procurement, Marketing, Entrepreneurship

Crowdsourcing Procurement Ideas using Procurement League with Rajiv Gupta
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June 16, 2020
Rajiv Gupta is the Vice-President and Founder of Right Sourcing Solutions Ltd, a Pragmatic Procurement and Sourcing Business. In addition to that and the focus of this World of Procurement Podcast, Rajiv is the Founding Partner of Procurement League.
Our conversation is a deep dive into what Procure

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Propelling Procurement into the 21st Century with Joanna Martinez
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June 09, 2020
Joanna and I talk about the future of Procurement. We do not talk solely about the great technologies there are but also how you, as a Procurement Professional need to make changes to your state of mind moving forwards.
We talk about how A.I is being used, how risk management needs to be included in

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Tags: AI, Blockchain, Procurement

You Need to Contract Manage…This is Why
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June 02, 2020
Linda Tonkes is a Partner at CM Partners BV, a specialist Contract Management consultancy that is based in the Netherlands and operates globally. Linda is a passionate advocate for Contract Management.
This episode is full of insights on Contract Management. We discussed why it’s needed, how you d

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement, Legal and IP

In the News: Globalisation, JiT, and the best supply chain operators
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May 29, 2020
A new segment on the show where we bring to you some trending topics from the previous week from across the web. There was a focus on Globalisation vs Local Supply Chains, Food Supply Chains, Just in Time and Gartner's reveal of the Top 25 in Supply Chain.
Check out the links below to some of the ar

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

Building Trusted Relationships within your Organisation with Canda Rozier
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May 26, 2020
Canda Rozier has held senior roles in global companies in Procurement for over thirty years. Canda is the President of Collabra Consulting, a Consultancy providing Strategic Sourcing, procurement, cost reduction, and operations transformation on a global scale.
Canda goes deep in detail on Building

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement, Culture

Empowering Women and Driving Change In Procurement with Amanda Prochaska
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May 20, 2020
Amanda Prochaska is incredible. Amanda is the President & CEO of Global Women Procurement Professionals also known as GWPP. Amanda is also the President & CEO of HPP, Inc, which is her company High Performance Procurement which creates systems and processes to help scale up small-medium busi

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement, Culture

Contract Management
The Procuretech Podcast
May 20, 2020
A Podcast on Contract Management

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement, Legal and IP

Empowering Women and Driving Change In Procurement with Amanda Prochaska
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May 19, 2020
Amanda Prochaska is incredible. Amanda is the President & CEO of Global Women Procurement Professionals also known as GWPP. Amanda is also the President & CEO of HPP, Inc, which is her company High Performance Procurement which creates systems and processes to help scale up small-medium busi

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

Impacts of COVID 19 on Procurement Professionals and Recruitment with Rupert Gaster
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May 13, 2020
Rupert Gaster is the Founder and Managing Director of Procurement Heads. Rupert is a talented entrepreneur who, alongside his Wife Jennifer, operate Procurement Heads and HR Heads. Rupert is a Recruiter who does things very different to most other recruiters.
Rupert shares his views and experiences

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement, COVID19

Impacts of COVID 19 on Procurement Professionals and Recruitment with Rupert Gaster
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May 12, 2020
Rupert Gaster is the Founder and Managing Director of Procurement Heads. Rupert is a talented entrepreneur who, alongside his Wife Jennifer, operate Procurement Heads and HR Heads. Rupert is a Recruiter who does things very different to most other recruiters.
Rupert shares his views and experiences

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

Making Procurement Cool with the Procurement Foundry w/ Michael Cadieux
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May 06, 2020
Michael Cadieux is a Procurement Industry Fanatic, Community Developer and is obsessed with Making Procurement Cool. Michael is the Managing Partner at AMPlify Resources Group and the Founder of Procurement Foundry.
Michael gives a deep dive into his vision of Procurement Foundry and why Procurement

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The Power of Group Purchasing and Talking Una with Anthony Clervi
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May 06, 2020
Anthony Clervi is a Sourcing Hero Advocate who helps companies saving money and time through the power of Group Purchasing, through his company Una. Anthony is a true entrepreneur and investor who is an expert when it comes to Group Purchasing.
Anthony provides a deep dive of expertise into Group Pu

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Tags: Procurement

Protecting the Bottom Line and Digital Procurement with James Meads
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May 06, 2020
James Meads is a Procurement & Supply Chain Consultant who works with Manufacturing SMEs to help protect the bottom line and make savings. James is also the host of the Procuretech Podcast that focuses on the Digitalisation of Procurement.
James provides an insight into how Businesses can take p

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The Importance of Contract Administration with Karthik Rama
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May 06, 2020
Karthik Rama is the Procurement Doctor, Procurement Consultant and a man that has closed over 35,000 contracts whilst building up Procurement Teams from the ground up. Karthik is one of the Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers in Procurement and really knows his subject.
Karthik gives a dee

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How to Get Good Procurement Data with Susan Walsh
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May 05, 2020
Susan Walsh is the fixer of dirty data, an expert in spend data classification, taxonomies, and data accuracy. In addition to all of this, Susan improves your Procurement Data to create savings both financially and in time. Susan is the Founder of The Classification Guru, an Organisation that takes

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Tags: Supply Chain, Procurement

Building a Procurement Personal Brand with Dana Small
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May 05, 2020
Dana Small is one of the Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers in all things Procurement and Supply Chain. Dana is a super successful Procurement Professional with an expertise in Category Management in the Pharmaceutical Markets.
In addition to all of this, Dana operates the Ms Category Man

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Making Procurement Cool with the Procurement Foundry w/ Michael Cadieux
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May 05, 2020
Michael Cadieux is a Procurement Industry Fanatic, Community Developer and is obsessed with Making Procurement Cool. Michael is the Managing Partner at AMPlify Resources Group and the Founder of Procurement Foundry.
Michael gives a deep dive into his vision of Procurement Foundry and why Procurement

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The Power of Group Purchasing and Talking Una with Anthony Clervi
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May 05, 2020
Anthony Clervi is a Sourcing Hero Advocate who helps companies saving money and time through the power of Group Purchasing, through his company Una. Anthony is a true entrepreneur and investor who is an expert when it comes to Group Purchasing.
Anthony provides a deep dive of expertise into Group Pu

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Protecting the Bottom Line and Digital Procurement with James Meads
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May 05, 2020
James Meads is a Procurement & Supply Chain Consultant who works with Manufacturing SMEs to help protect the bottom line and make savings. James is also the host of the Procuretech Podcast that focuses on the Digitalisation of Procurement.
James provides an insight into how Businesses can take p

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What’s the World of Procurement Podcast all about?
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April 23, 2020
A short 4 minute insight by the Host, Daniel Barnes on what this Podcast is all about. The WoP Podcast is going to talk about all things Procurement, Supply Chain and Commercial Contract Management. We let the Guest do the talking to provide a lot value with episodes going live each week.

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