Seven Steps To More Transparent Sourcing

Most procurement software projects are focused on efficiency; however, transparency needs to have equal attention. Trust is the cornerstone of procurement and transparency builds trust. The most common transparency goals I hear from government agencies, non-profits, and other public organizations…

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Whitepaper Review – Selecting the Appropriate Construction Project Delivery Method

The National Institute of Government Procurement (NIGP) recently released a whitepaper about construction delivery methods. This is important because the different contracting methods influence how buyers will select contractors. The Selecting the Appropriate Construction Delivery Method whitepaper provides an excellent introduction. Three…

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Evaluate the Options: Vendor Networks

As a procurement manager, you know how important suppliers are to your organization. Their performance is crucial to achieving your financial, performance and quality objectives, and a poor supplier creates risks for everything from budget overruns to missed schedules and…

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