If you have influence over contract awards, you must hold yourself to the highest ethical standards. Continue reading Procurement Corruption – Atlanta’s CPO Pleads Guilty of Conspiracy – How to Prevent Suppliers from Thinking You are Corruptible.
Drivers that would compel private businesses to prioritize local resources. Continue reading Buy Local – How Domestic Supply Lines Mitigate Risks
The new vision included a global category management supported by regional procurement and technology support.
#Procurement Continue reading Best Practices – How to Transform a Fractured Procurement Organization into a Centralized Procurement Leader.
Change Orders – How to Plan, Mitigate, and Minimize the impact of Changes on Your Construction Projects. Continue reading Change Orders – How to Plan, Mitigate, and Minimize the impact of Changes on Your Construction Projects.
The standard verbiage from the AIA is so vague and open to interpretation that it hurts both parties. Continue reading Case Study – Standard of Care – A Lesson on how to Avoid Conflicts and Ensure Your Architect Meets Your Expectations.
This list of criteria should be used for pre-qualifying Contractors to participate in a solicitation. Continue reading Pre-qualifying Suppliers – The Top 6 Criteria You Can Use to Pre-Qualify Your Supplier Pool.
Case study demonstrating how pricing models solve procurement problems. Continue reading Case Study – Strategic Application of Pricing Models – A Lesson in How to use Cost Plus with GMP to Reduce Risk and Time in Design and Construction.
Separately, these stories are examples of the ways construction firms can go bad, collectively these show patterns we need to recognize . Continue reading Financial Risks – How Mega Construction Firm Failings Elevate Performance Risks for Owners and what YOU Can Do About It.
World Business Research (WBR) hosted the event bringing together speakers and attendees from around the country. Continue reading ProcureCon Facilities – Highlights from WBR’s First Facilities Conference for Procurement Professionals.
..our natural “optimism bias” leads us to believe that we can do things faster and cheaper… Continue reading Best Practices – How Many Bidders Do you Need to Ensure You Receive Three Qualified Bids?
The City of Cebu has no right to accept an Architect’s work product without fair and equitable compensation Continue reading Unauthorized Services – Lessons Learned from Designing a Medical Center
an Act to require public authorities to have regard to economic, social and environmental well-being in connection with public services contracts Continue reading Progressive Procurement – Should Private Industry Consider Social Value in Procurement?