Fiscal Management http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/32182/more en Expert: How to win more government business as the federal fiscal year winds down http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/expert-how-win-more-government-business-federal-fiscal-year-winds-down <div class="node-body article-body">Government contracting consultant Mark Amtower outlines winning strategies for landing more federal contracts before the end of the federal fiscal year (FY) on Sept. 30.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/expert-how-win-more-government-business-federal-fiscal-year-winds-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/expert-how-win-more-government-business-federal-fiscal-year-winds-down#comments Contracts Federal Finance Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing GPN Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:09:00 +0000 78311 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Mark Amtower</p> Garbage In, Garbage Out does not have to be your reality http://americancityandcounty.com/fiscal-management/garbage-garbage-out-does-not-have-be-your-reality <div class="field-byline"> Jonathan White </div> <div class="field-deck"> There is no excuse for a procurement team to not have accurate spend data. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Procurement teams need good-quality spend analytics. They need to know how much their agency spends, where, on what and with whom. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fiscal-management/garbage-garbage-out-does-not-have-be-your-reality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fiscal-management/garbage-garbage-out-does-not-have-be-your-reality#comments Contracts Finance Fiscal Management Negotiating Procurement Professional Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids GPN Tue, 20 Jun 2017 20:23:00 +0000 78201 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Jonathan White</p> Cooperative procurement plays a key role in Kansas City, Mo.’s procurement strategy http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-procurement-plays-key-role-kansas-city-mo-s-procurement-strategy <div class="field-deck"> Due diligence and standard policies help ensure that using agencies get what they need through co-op buys. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kansas City, Mo., has standard policies and resources that help cooperative buys go efficiently, says Reneé Medlin, Procurement Manager in the city’s Procurement Services Division/General Services Department. She expects to see more cooperative procurements in the city's future.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-procurement-plays-key-role-kansas-city-mo-s-procurement-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-procurement-plays-key-role-kansas-city-mo-s-procurement-strategy#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing GPN Fri, 02 Jun 2017 18:12:00 +0000 77871 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Rene&eacute; Medlin, CPPO</p> Closing the gap on salary equity in public procurement http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/closing-gap-salary-equity-public-procurement <div class="node-body article-body">Darin Matthews tells why we need to close the pay equity gap in public procurement.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/closing-gap-salary-equity-public-procurement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/closing-gap-salary-equity-public-procurement#comments Finance Fiscal Management Human Resources Procurement Professional Purchasing & Procurement GPN Tue, 30 May 2017 18:17:00 +0000 77821 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Darin Matthews</p> Clark University's MPA grads exit the program with key managerial skills (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/clark-universitys-mpa-grads-exit-program-key-managerial-skills-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Mary M. Piecewicz of Clark University talks about her school's MPA offering, and how it prepares grads for jobs in the public and nonprofit sectors. Piecewicz is the program lead at Clark’s School of Professional Studies. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/clark-universitys-mpa-grads-exit-program-key-managerial-skills-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/clark-universitys-mpa-grads-exit-program-key-managerial-skills-related-video#comments Finance Fiscal Management Human Resources GPN Fri, 26 May 2017 18:58:00 +0000 77791 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: An image from the Clark University campus.</p> 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>