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ISM/Zycus Webinar: The Key To Relationship Success In Procurement

September 18, 2017

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Click on the box below to register for tomorrow’s ISM/Zycus Webinar; The Key To Relationship Success In Procurement. 30

Interview with Bravo’s Sexton goes beyond Ontario Government implementation

August 3, 2017

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Claire Sexton, who has taken the helm of the Ontario Government implementation from former BravoSolution VP Dan Warn made two interesting statements regarding the status of the at times challenging initiative. In case you missed my previous posts on this story, here is the link to access the archive. To start, Sexton indicated that they have […]

So this is why women earn less money than men

July 27, 2017

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When I last wrote about the pay gap in the procurement world between the sexes, studies such as the one from Argentus in 2015 showed that except for women at the executive level,  men consistently earned more. While there was some generalized speculation as to why the gaps existed at various levels, there was no […]

Is Military Procurement Really Broken?

July 26, 2017

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July has been an “active” month it seems regarding the calling out of military procurement in Canada. With tantalizing headlines such as Botched procurement delays inflatable boats for military and After years of missteps, Canadian military officials hope procurement now on track, it is likely that most people have already concluded that our taxpayer dollars are being […]

If procurement had a theme song what would it be?

July 21, 2017

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It’s summer, it’s hot and vacation time – although with four young kids your real vacation doesn’t start until the beginning of the school year. In other words having a little summertime fun isn’t a bad thing. So here is the Friday question for the day; If procurement had a theme song, what would it […]

Interview with SCC County Exec Smith Regarding KPMG Contract Subdued But Interesting

March 24, 2017

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In a subdued (perhaps uneasy) but seemingly earnest manner Santa Clara County Executive Jeffrey Smith joined me on the PI Window On The World show yesterday to discuss concerns surrounding the recent extension of a KPMG contract to shore up the County’s procurement practice. (Click Image Below To Listen To Interview.) This is definitely an […]

Top Public Sector Procurement Expert: Santa Clara $2 Million KPMG Extension Makes No Sense

March 15, 2017

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I must admit that I am not often stumped by what happens in the world of procurement. Surprised yes, disappointed without question, but outright stumped rarely. Unfortunately or fortunately – depending on your perspective, what is happening in Santa Clara regarding the $2 million KPMG extension is one of those rare moments. In times like […]