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Let’s say you’re a government contracting professional with an opportunity to step outside the ordinary and try one of the innovative acquisition methods to procure emerging technologies.  You and your customer are excited about introducing emerging …
For my first official BLOG entry (are they called entries? Oh well, mine are called entries now), I have been overwhelmed with ideas. This specific post has had multiple titles and themes as I chase each shiny object that illuminates …
Why should you even care? First, let me start by saying, I AM NOT the world’s foremost expert on public procurement. Public procurement is simply too broad and diverse for such a single person to exist. There are hundreds of …
We are delighted to feature this guest post from one of our readers, Romy Hughes, director at change management consultancy, Brightman. If you have primarily worked in the private sector, one thing that will stand out if you ever …
In a recent report published by Prophecy Market Insights, researchers look at the global professional services automation software market (PSA). PSA is an end-to-end solution that helps in the management of projects, time tracking, invoicing, resource planning, business …
At Public Spend Forum, we are lucky to get a global audience of public procurement and public sector market professionals engaging with us from across the world. We are also fortunate to have some amazing leaders from across …
Because no one is coming, and we’re tired of waiting. Because none of us can avoid bureaucracy, but we can all choose how to engage it. Because fairness and competition need a better role model. Because the …
Excerpt from “A Procurement Compendium” Why do we assume that bigger is better in procurement terms? That, if I aggregate my spend, if I have more volume to offer the market, then I will get a better deal? Why …
NYC’s Journey to Procurement Digitization Digital procurement has the power to unlock significant capabilities for organizations that embrace change and commit to bringing formerly paper-driven tasks online. But as the rate of technology change has outpaced the public sector, many government organizations …
There is a commonly held belief that conflict is an essential part of every great negotiation, and this permeates through practice in the procurement community. As a result, the ‘Negotiation Rottweiler’ has become the hero and something to aspire to …