Procurement Reform http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/32186/more en How outcome-based procurement can make our cities truly smart http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-outcome-based-procurement-can-make-our-cities-truly-smart <div class="node-body blog-body">Masabi Head of Innovation Ben Whitaker explains how outcome-based procurement can reduce government risk, enable innovation and speed up RFP-issuing times.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-outcome-based-procurement-can-make-our-cities-truly-smart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-outcome-based-procurement-can-make-our-cities-truly-smart#comments Procurement Reform Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:32:00 +0000 78361 at http://americancityandcounty.com Going paperless in procurement http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/going-paperless-procurement <div class="node-body blog-body">Palo Alto, Calif. Chief Procurement Officer John Montenero explains how he took his department paperless, and how the move has improved the department's operations.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/going-paperless-procurement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/going-paperless-procurement#comments Smart Communities Records Management Procurement Reform Viewpoints Wed, 01 Feb 2017 20:44:00 +0000 75871 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 Purchasing & Procurement Procurement Reform GPN Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:51:00 +0000 74191 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Stephen B. Gordon</p> Is private sector procurement still better? http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/private-sector-procurement-still-better <div class="field-byline"> Jean Clark </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Public procurement veteran Jean Clark explains how technology has removed information silos in public procurement. She says public procurement professionals are more empowered now than ever before.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/private-sector-procurement-still-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/private-sector-procurement-still-better#comments Contracts Government Procurement Finance eProcurement Procurement Professional Purchasing & Procurement Procurement Reform Proposals & Bids Technology Administration Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:32:00 +0000 73251 at http://americancityandcounty.com NCPP: Advocating for choice http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/ncpp-advocating-choice <div class="field-byline"> Marc Selvitelli </div> <div class="field-deck"> The National Coalition for Public Procurement vows to stand against state legislation that limits cooperative purchasing. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Marc Selvitelli of the National Coalition for Public Procurement (NCPP) says his group vows to stand against state legislation that limits cooperative purchasing.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/ncpp-advocating-choice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/ncpp-advocating-choice#comments Contracts Cooperative Purchasing Finance Fiscal Management Negotiating Purchasing & Procurement Procurement Reform Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing GPN Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:00:00 +0000 73061 at http://americancityandcounty.com Command Central http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/command-central <div class="node-body article-body">Darin Matthews discusses some important steps central procurement offices can take to support their agencies.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/command-central" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/command-central#comments Government Procurement Purchasing & Procurement Procurement Reform Silver Tue, 03 Nov 2015 17:42:00 +0000 68031 at http://americancityandcounty.com Tech talk http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/tech-talk <div class="field-byline"> Elijah Black </div> <div class="field-deck"> Procurement's state of the tech address </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Government Procurement issued a survey and spoke to public procurement officials to gauge the state of the relationship between technology and procurement.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/tech-talk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/tech-talk#comments Government Procurement Cooperative Purchasing Finance eProcurement Purchasing & Procurement Procurement Reform Silver Tue, 03 Nov 2015 16:49:00 +0000 68021 at http://americancityandcounty.com Are you on the local vendor preference train and want to jump off? http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/are-you-local-vendor-preference-train-and-want-jump <div class="field-byline"> Mary Pace </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Did your agency jump on the Local Vendor Preference (LVP) train during the downturn of the economy? Was it the right decision?</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/are-you-local-vendor-preference-train-and-want-jump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/are-you-local-vendor-preference-train-and-want-jump#comments Government Procurement Finance Purchasing & Procurement Procurement Reform Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Silver Tue, 03 Nov 2015 16:08:00 +0000 68001 at http://americancityandcounty.com Advocating education response http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/advocating-education-response <div class="field-byline"> Gina L. Mobley </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gina L. Mobley discusses how education, training and accountability have affected her public agency.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/advocating-education-response" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/advocating-education-response#comments Government Procurement Purchasing & Procurement Procurement Reform Silver Tue, 03 Nov 2015 15:22:00 +0000 67971 at http://americancityandcounty.com Marketing the value of procurement http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/marketing-value-procurement <div class="field-byline"> Tammy Rimes </div> <div class="field-deck"> If your customers had a choice, would they choose you? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Discover ways to better interact with your using departments and to better market the value of your procurement efforts.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/marketing-value-procurement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/government-procurement/marketing-value-procurement#comments Government Procurement Finance Purchasing & Procurement Procurement Reform Silver Tue, 08 Sep 2015 15:23:00 +0000 66791 at http://americancityandcounty.com