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?
Punitive delay claims are unenforceable and are likely to be overridden by the courts. Continue reading Penalties and Bonuses – How To Avoid Project Delays and Incentivize Timely Completion.
Even unregulated privately held businesses need to be aware of certain soft practices that may be signs of collusion between their employees and Vendors. Continue reading Procurement Corruption – Six Practices Your Company Should Avoid to Prevent Collusion and Corruption.
As we approach the New Year I always try to think of ways to make the coming year better than … Continue reading Happy New Year 2018 – A Ted Talk from Scott Geller
As we approach the Christmas Holiday, I wanted to share with you a book I recently read. The Book is … Continue reading Emotional Awareness: Overcoming the Obstacles to Emotional Balance and Compassion
Proprietary specification are great anytime you want to have an established standard product and do not wish to deviate from that standard. Continue reading Proprietary Specifications – An Illegal Tender for Hospital Equipment.