The very best companies…are the ones with a focus on innovation.
Industry Watch – How A Demolition Contractor Outsmarted The City of Ottawa.
Under this agreement, the land still belongs to the Township, but the operation is the responsibility of Tomlinson.
IBM – Infographics – How to Source Extruded Aluminum Storefront Systems.
At IBM Procurement Services (IPS) we provide procurement consulting services to a variety of Clients.
Best Practices – Supply Chain Integrity – How to Avoid Spending Your Time Fighting Fires.
Create a pool of suppliers that cover the broad spectrum of services.
Best Practices – Cost Levers – How to Reduce Cost in Construction?
When we consider how to save costs in construction, we are essentially trying to avoid paying extra costs.
Best Practices – How to Prepare Your Organization for the Cognitive Revolution.
The category knowledge that these tools will draw from to generate their insights currently resides with guys and gals like me.
Penalties and Bonuses – How To Avoid Project Delays and Incentivize Timely Completion.
Punitive delay claims are unenforceable and are likely to be overridden by the courts.
Procurement Corruption – Six Practices Your Company Should Avoid to Prevent Collusion and Corruption.
Even unregulated privately held businesses need to be aware of certain soft practices that may be signs of collusion between their employees and Vendors.
The Future of Construction – How Off-Site Fabrication and Modular Construction Techniques Offer Speed, Savings, and Safety.
OSM construction methods can reduce the cost of construction by 20% and accelerate construction 40 percent ahead of traditional methods.
Third Party Work Breakdown Structures – Why You Need One Every Time You Solicit Construction Quotes.
One of the biggest mistakes I see people make when they solicit the COW is making up their own list of line items.
Pre-qualified Suppliers – Eight Critical Actions for Managing Your Supplier Pool.
This isn’t a shortcut to procurement, you still need a scope of work, you still need a bid period, and you still need analysis.
Procurement – A Lesson in How To Make Your Company Profitable.
Pemex migrated from an environment where 80% (62 Billion pesos) of it’s spend was awarded under no-bid contracts to one where only 30% of spend was not bid.