Trump’s order requires federal agencies to procure domestically produced goods and minimize the use of waivers (used to waive domestic procurement laws). Continue reading Buy Local – “Good” / Buy American – “Bad” How the “Trump Affect” Reveals Hypocrisy in the media.
Whenever you solicit pricing for construction services, you should always address these distinct cost categories. Continue reading Construction Pricing – The Three Critical Cost Categories in Every Construction Quote
Ensuring that your procurement policy aligns with more than just the bottom line will not only enhance the value of procurement, it elevates the value of the organization. Continue reading Progressive Procurement – Why Your Procurement Policy Needs More Than Just a Savings Target.
These transgressions make bad first impressions and sometimes cause potential new Clients to simply move on. Continue reading Open Letter to My Fellow Architects. How Not to Turn Off Potential Clients.
The articles goes on to correlate corruption practices in dozens of European Countries with single source procurement. Continue reading Corruption in government procurement! The case against single source awards.
One of the most important parts of any project is it’s schedule. The schedule of a project impacts cost and … Continue reading Why you need a milestone schedule and how to create one.
No matter how big or small, all construction projects follow the same basic phases of work. Spending an appropriate amount … Continue reading What are the phases of work of a typical project?