Nice site Andy, interesting blog and lots of ways to easily get in contact and follow your work.
Its a funny time right now. Uncertain economic outlook, social unrest and tension in the South Atlantic it could be the 80's all over again. That 80's vibe is also impacting upon the grey world of procurement with some practitioners harking back to the sharp and harsh approaches adopted back in the day. Check out my blog to get some of my thoughts on the issue and the important need to keep the faith when it comes to intelligent and value adding procurement approaches http://www.efficiencynorth.org/blogs/buying-on-mars/