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When was the last time you read an inspiring response to a Federal Request for Proposal (RFP)? How about merely informative? Tolerable? Yeah me neither. Even the ones I write are pretty horrid. And yet we’ve created a federal acquisitions …
State of Flux has launched the latest edition of their SRM (supplier relationship management) report. This has become a regular and valuable report over the past ten years, coming from the consulting firm that has really made the SRM space …
Craig Brewin continues his three-part report from the Global Public Procurement Conference. Part 1 is here and Part 2 here. This is the final part of my coverage of the Global Public Procurement Conference held in Washington …
Craig Brewin continues his three-part report from the Global Public Procurement Conference. Part 1 is here. This is the second article on the Global Public Procurement Conference held in Washington in September, and looks at some of …
You may remember earlier this year we published a series of articles on procurement’s role in disaster recovery from Craig Brewin. Craig is a Caribbean-based procurement professional, and he reports now from the recent Global Public Procurement Conference. “So Star …
Public Spend Forum was delighted to hear the news that the UK Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has won the ultimate and overall prize at the 2018 CIPS Supply Management Awards Europe. The department also won the ‘Most …
  “It’s our duty as a responsible government to prepare for all eventualities, including ‘no deal’, until we can be certain of the outcome of those (UK/EU) negotiations,” says Gov.uk. This refers to, in the event of a ‘no deal’ …
We have written a fair amount over the past few years on the Ukrainian public sector e-procurement system, ProZorro, from its inception, to its successes, to more recent controversy around its effectiveness. It was introduced to enhance transparency and address …
Cheryl Dixon  Finalising his series on Procurement issues arising from last year’s hurricane season, as covered at the Caribbean Development Bank special conference, procurement coach and commentator Craig Brewin discusses the role of procurement and the lessons we can learn from …
Caribbean and Bermuda Territories Heads of Government Meeting June 2018    Craig Brewin continues his series on Procurement issues arising from last year’s hurricane season, as covered at the CDB special conference. The other parts in the series can …