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Guest Panel Finalized for Buy American Segment on PI Window on Business

September 18, 2009

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As announced in my September 4th post “Buy American: A Clear and Present Danger?” Canada’s Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway Stockwell Day, will be joining us as a guest on the September 28th PI Window on Business Show on Blog Talk Radio. We will be providing Minister Day, who is […]

SWaM: A Transformation in Mindset from an Adjunct Undertaking to an Economic Necessity (Report on Virginia Forum 2008)

December 3, 2008

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“On August 10, 2006 Governor Timothy Kaine signed Executive Order No. 33 (2006) focusing on enhancing business opportunities for small, women-and-minority-owned (“SwaM”) businesses.  It shall be the goal of the Commonwealth that 40% of its purchases be made from small businesses.  This includes discretionary spending in prime contracts and subscontracts.  The Department of Minority Business […]

An Oasis of Creative Thought and Action in a Desert of Conflicting Policy (Associated Manufacturing Marketing Group Profile)

October 6, 2008

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“From a domestic engagement perspective, public sector procurement practices are leading to an erosion of the overall supply base.  This escalating level of erosion and its negative impact on innovation was initially presented as part of an October 2002 U.S. report by the Executive Office of the President. Specifically, the practice of contract bundling which […]

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