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?
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
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Throughout my procurement career, I have found many parallels between the process of architecture and the process of procurement. Continue reading A Tale of Two Professions – How Architecture and Procurement Align.
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.
It’s common to behave evasively or defensively when we make mistakes, but in order to retain trust, we have to avoid reverting to this basic instinct. Continue reading Why honest communication is critical to a successful construction project.