Fiscal Management http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/32182/more en Equipment data vendor offers new tool to value assets http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/equipment-data-vendor-offers-new-tool-value-assets <div class="node-body article-body">EquipmentWatch, a provider of data, software and insights for the heavy equipment industry, has unveiled the EquipmentWatch application program interface.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/equipment-data-vendor-offers-new-tool-value-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/equipment-data-vendor-offers-new-tool-value-assets#comments Finance Fiscal Management Fleets Purchasing & Procurement Public Works Public Works Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:45:00 +0000 76811 at http://americancityandcounty.com Choose from several learning tracks in Texas MPA program (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/choose-several-learning-tracks-texas-mpa-program-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Paul Battaglio discusses some of the features of the University of Texas at Dallas MPA program. Battaglio is MPA director and associate professor of public affairs at the school.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/choose-several-learning-tracks-texas-mpa-program-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/choose-several-learning-tracks-texas-mpa-program-related-video#comments Finance Fiscal Management Human Resources Procurement Professional GPN Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:57:00 +0000 76791 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A view of the University of Texas at Dallas campus</p> Procurement Month (March) brings out enthusiasm, pride and testimonials for the profession http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/procurement-month-march-brings-out-enthusiasm-pride-and-testimonials-profession <div class="node-body article-body">Procurement Month is a good time for professionals to show how important the public procurement function is to government at all levels.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/procurement-month-march-brings-out-enthusiasm-pride-and-testimonials-profession" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/procurement-month-march-brings-out-enthusiasm-pride-and-testimonials-profession#comments Cooperative Purchasing Finance Fiscal Management Human Resources Procurement Professional Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing GPN Mon, 13 Mar 2017 15:13:00 +0000 76571 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Bob Perkins</p> Online resource helps MPA candidates choose the right school http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/online-resource-helps-mpa-candidates-choose-right-school <div class="node-body article-body">The Top Management Degrees site is a source of information about business and management education, including master’s in public administration programs.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/online-resource-helps-mpa-candidates-choose-right-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/online-resource-helps-mpa-candidates-choose-right-school#comments Finance Fiscal Management Human Resources GPN Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:27:00 +0000 76281 at http://americancityandcounty.com Procurement leaders are like moms http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/procurement-leaders-are-moms <div class="node-body article-body">The author, Darin Matthews, tells how his mother influenced his procurement career and life. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/procurement-leaders-are-moms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/procurement-leaders-are-moms#comments Fiscal Management Human Resources Procurement Professional Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing GPN Mon, 06 Feb 2017 16:17:00 +0000 75891 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Darin Matthews</p> Cooperative group adds 4 suppliers http://americancityandcounty.com/purchasing-procurement/cooperative-group-adds-4-suppliers <div class="node-body article-body">National Cooperative Procurement Partners has added four new strategic supplier partners to the association.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/purchasing-procurement/cooperative-group-adds-4-suppliers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/purchasing-procurement/cooperative-group-adds-4-suppliers#comments Contracts Cooperative Purchasing Finance Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing GPN Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:22:00 +0000 74841 at http://americancityandcounty.com Energy procurement: Best practices http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/energy-procurement-best-practices <div class="field-deck"> Webinar outlines key steps that ensure efficient energy procurement </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How can governments enhance energy buys? That's what attendees learned at a recent U.S. Communities webinar that featured an expert from Tradition Energy.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/energy-procurement-best-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/energy-procurement-best-practices#comments Buildings & Facilities Contracts Coop Solutions Facilities Cooperative Purchasing Energy Efficiency Finance Fiscal Management Green Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Wed, 02 Nov 2016 21:43:00 +0000 74311 at http://americancityandcounty.com Procurement Ponderable: “Harmony” http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/procurement-ponderable-harmony <div class="field-byline"> Stephen B. Gordon </div> <div class="field-deck"> “Harmony” – A Metaphor for the Strategic Management of Public Sector Organizations </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Author Stephen Gordon shows how a church choir shares many characteristics with public sector organizations that strive for performance excellence. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/procurement-ponderable-harmony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/procurement-ponderable-harmony#comments Government Procurement Finance Fiscal Management Procurement Professional Procurement Reform Purchasing & Procurement GPN Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:51:00 +0000 74191 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Stephen B. Gordon</p> Book Review: A guide for managers and buyers http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/book-review-guide-managers-and-buyers <div class="field-deck"> “Procurement Methods: Effective Techniques, A Reference Guide for Professionals” </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Contributor Darin Matthews outlines what's in Lourdes Coss' new book, “Procurement Methods: Effective Techniques, A Reference Guide for Professionals.”</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/book-review-guide-managers-and-buyers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/book-review-guide-managers-and-buyers#comments Contracts Finance Fiscal Management Negotiating Procurement Professional Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing GPN Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:34:00 +0000 74181 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Lourdes Coss&#39; new book, &ldquo;Procurement Methods: Effective Techniques, A Reference Guide for Professionals.&rdquo;</p> With this degree from Monmouth U., grads can advance in the public policy field http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/degree-monmouth-u-grads-can-advance-public-policy-field <div class="node-body article-body">Stephen Chapman discusses features of the Master of Arts in Public Policy degree from Monmouth University.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/degree-monmouth-u-grads-can-advance-public-policy-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/degree-monmouth-u-grads-can-advance-public-policy-field#comments Finance Fiscal Management Human Resources GPN Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:18:00 +0000 74091 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The photo above is from the Monmouth U. Master of Arts in Public Policy program website.</p>