Entries by Paul Davis

Sigma supports the NHS Change Programme

Sigma has supported the development of the Competitive Dialogue Procurement process by way of advice and facilitation for the East Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (ESCCG) for a new outcomes-based contract. Virgin Care has been named as the successful partner and Sigma will continue to work with the ESCCG and Virgin Care to develop a Joint […]

Sigma joins the Niteworks partnership

Sigma are pleased to announce their recruitment into the new Niteworks team and are already being considered for two assignments with the MOD. The Press Release from Niteworks is published here: Niteworks is pleased to confirm Sigma as the latest company to become an associate member. Sigma specialises in Collaborative Working (CW) between the customer […]

AWE and Babcock sign Long Term Collaborative Agreement

We are delighted that AWE and Babcock have signed their long term collaborative agreement and we wish them an enduring and successful partnership.  Sigma has been instrumental in supporting both organisations to develop a new and different way of working, culminating in the One Team; one leader, one message, one approach.  The news release below explains […]

Is Partnering Dead?

‘A lively and candid session” CIPS SIG hear industry perspective on Partnering The MOD CIPS Special Interest Group organises regular events at Abbey Wood which are open to commercial and non-commercial staff alike and aim to give attendees a different perspective and flavour on current procurement issues. The event on 29 April was no exception […]

Sigma support to Carillion Plc to achieve BS11000 Certification

Carillion Plc achieved certification to BS11000 (Collaborative Business Relationships) on 31 January 2013. The certification scope covered “The Collaborative Business Relationship Management System for customer, supplier and external partner relationships in the Rail, Civil Engineering and Facilities Management sectors, as identified and managed within the Carillion Collaborative Relationship Programme”. Sigma’s Training & Coaching Director and […]

Paul Davis addresses the MOD Commercial Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply Special Interest Group

‘Engaging, informative and enthusiastic’ CIPS SIG hear industry perspective on bidding process On 19th September 2012 Paul Davis, the Managing Director of Partnering and Relationship Management Services company, Sigma, delivered an extremely interesting and interactive presentation, entitled ‘Getting Industry to understand your requirements’. The presentation, which was delivered from an Industry perspective, reviewed the process […]

Foster presents SC21 Awards to Bombardier suppliers coached by Sigma

Northern Ireland Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster addressed 140 delegates and presented the prestigious SC21 awards to seven NI companies, on behalf of ADS, the trade body representing Aerospace, Defence and Security companies. Arlene Foster (pictured with Stephen Cowan and Leslie Orr) said: “The SC21 initiative provides an opportunity for Northern Ireland companies to demonstrate their capabilities and competence […]

Who killed the Sale?

I recently heard about a Government Department providing feedback to a potential supplier who had just failed to secure a “preferred bidder status”. The meeting was very professional and polite, covering all the technical and operational parameters where apparently the prospective supplier company was ever so nearly the best and where the price was good […]

Sigma launches a brand new series of briefing events at Warwick University

Sigma launches a brand new series of briefing events at Warwick University based on the success of last year’s Sigma Master Classes. A number of clients have already shown a keen interest in organising interactive in-house briefings based on subjects and experience from our training workshops. The Ministry of Defence has adopted the in-house route […]

JW Kane Precision Engineering Wins SC21 Silver Award

JW Kane Precision Engineering has been awarded an SC21 Silver Award. This prestigious award will be presented by ADS at the Titanic Museum in Belfast in November at the ADS SC21 award ceremony. This is good news for JW Kane, their customer Bombardier Aerospace and Sigma who have supported them through training and coaching to […]