Procurement Professional http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/32185/more en Infographic: Plotting public procurement's progression http://americancityandcounty.com/procurement-professional/infographic-plotting-public-procurements-progression <div class="node-body article-body">This infographic shows the trends that are shaping the future for the public procurement profession.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/procurement-professional/infographic-plotting-public-procurements-progression" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/procurement-professional/infographic-plotting-public-procurements-progression#comments Cooperative Purchasing eProcurement Procurement Professional Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:39:00 +0000 79951 at http://americancityandcounty.com 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> 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> Students acquire practical skills in Kent State University’s MPA offering (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/students-acquire-practical-skills-kent-state-university-s-mpa-offering-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Kent State University's Daniel P. Hawes describes some of the features of the KSU MPA program. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/students-acquire-practical-skills-kent-state-university-s-mpa-offering-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/students-acquire-practical-skills-kent-state-university-s-mpa-offering-related-video#comments Finance Human Resources Procurement Professional GPN Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:32:00 +0000 77311 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Kent State University, home of the Golden Flashes in athletics.</p> 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> Management Certificate in Public Procurement – CSU San Bernardino http://americancityandcounty.com/procurement-professional/management-certificate-public-procurement-csu-san-bernardino <div class="field-byline"> Darin Matthews </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Darin Matthews explains the benefits of the Management Certificate in Public Procurement from California State University, San Bernardino</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/procurement-professional/management-certificate-public-procurement-csu-san-bernardino" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/procurement-professional/management-certificate-public-procurement-csu-san-bernardino#comments Procurement Professional Mon, 06 Mar 2017 02:57:00 +0000 76461 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Darin Matthews, FNIGP, CPPO, CPSM.</p> Supplier diversity success: Sometimes “the ask” makes the difference http://americancityandcounty.com/procurement-professional/supplier-diversity-success-sometimes-ask-makes-difference <div class="field-byline"> Erika Lopez </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Erika Lopez, a buyer with the City of Hillsboro, Ore., writes about the importance of diversity.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/procurement-professional/supplier-diversity-success-sometimes-ask-makes-difference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/procurement-professional/supplier-diversity-success-sometimes-ask-makes-difference#comments Procurement Professional Mon, 06 Mar 2017 02:48:00 +0000 76441 at http://americancityandcounty.com Is a lack of spending visibility holding you back? http://americancityandcounty.com/procurement-professional/lack-spending-visibility-holding-you-back <div class="field-byline"> Jonathan White </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Analyzing spend data isn’t difficult, and won’t take long to deliver results.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/procurement-professional/lack-spending-visibility-holding-you-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/procurement-professional/lack-spending-visibility-holding-you-back#comments Procurement Professional Mon, 06 Mar 2017 02:37:00 +0000 76421 at http://americancityandcounty.com Procurement Ponderable: Let's do more than talk about it http://americancityandcounty.com/procurement-professional/procurement-ponderable-lets-do-more-talk-about-it <div class="field-byline"> Stephen B. Gordon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stephen B. Gordon explores if public procurement officials go beyond just talking about collaboration. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/procurement-professional/procurement-ponderable-lets-do-more-talk-about-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/procurement-professional/procurement-ponderable-lets-do-more-talk-about-it#comments Procurement Professional Gold Mon, 06 Mar 2017 02:24:00 +0000 76391 at http://americancityandcounty.com