Alex Johnston
Principal Analyst
Joined 2016
Alex is an experienced analyst specialising in technology research, with a focus on procurement digital transformation and cybersecurity. Advising senior executives on topics ranging from change management, digital project governance and roadmap development, Alex has a background in both quantitative and qualitative research.


Creating a data driven mindset

Procurement functions are looking to data to drive improved decision making, identify opportunities for further savings and to increase their ability to advise the business.

Guide to: Sourcing scarce supply

Procurement teams should ensure they develop supply management strategies with suppliers of critical items and have a toolkit to deal with scarcity challenges when they emerge

Procurement 101: Digital culture

Building a digital culture will empower staff to make better use of the tools they have available, encourages innovation, self-improvement and buy-in for digital projects

Sourcing scarce supply

Shortages of certain critical items have placed procurement teams under immense pressure to build stronger, more resilient supply chains and develop alternative sources