Cost, Risk, and Innovation

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Cost, Risk, and Innovation

Going beyond a single overriding objective, cost, risk & innovation goals are identified and weighted appropriately, depending on specific goals for a given customer requirement.

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Category Management can be the right approach for any procurement organisation - regardless of sector. So the findings in this infographic, part of a fuller, more indepth report, will be of value to anyone involved in sourcing. In Future Purchasing's ...
Supplier selection is a fundamental element of private and public sector procurement. That seems almost too obvious a statement to commit to print, yet sometimes it seems that organisations forget just how fundamental it is, and how important it is ...
Government Technology   provides examples on how to find procurement success at federal and local levels by examining models that other jurisdictions have explored. Taking direction from industry leaders, this article describes a current state where ...
SPP Regions is a consortia of partners forming a regional procurement network across Europe.  It is made up of municipalities working together on sustainable public procurement (SPP) and public procurement of innovation (PPI). The network collaborates ...
Over the years, we have seen a lot of procurement ethical policies that were not fit for purpose, in both private firms and government bodies. So we thought it was worth sharing a few of the common problems that we’ve seen with such statements and policies, ...
I t is not unusual to find examples of the “sunk cost” fallacy in government procurement projects. That fallacy relates to our feeling that how much money (or time, or effort) we have already invested in a project or activity then plays a role in deciding ...
At the end of last year, the UK’s National Audit Office issued a very useful document titled “ Commercial and contract management: insights and emerging best practice ”. We did provide a n initial overview of it here , and now we are into a more detailed ...
We mentioned in our Newswire last week that the UK’s Local Government Association (LGA) – a membership of councils working to influence central government on issues that matter to local authorities - had released its National Technological and Digital ...
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This case study report was  developed by the authors and contributors to serve as a reference for practitioners focused ...
This research paper by NASPO provides a robust discussion  of E-procurement systems. Of  particular interest  in this ...
In this case study, The Centre for Public Impact describes how the Government of Singapore Ministry of Finance (MOF) planned ...

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