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Procurement: A Strategic Lever for Bottom-line Improvement
Companies are successfully realizing benefits from their procurement initiatives, and viewing procurement as an integral part of their overall corporate

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Federal Procurement Essentials: Sealed Bidding


Selling to the government can bring new life to contract winners, particularly small and medium businesses. In fact, organizations that understand and leverage federal acquisition methods and processes can grow from scratch to a profitable bottom line, whatever their size.

government procurement  Conclusion Selling to the government can bring new life to contract winners, particularly small and medium businesses (SMB) mastering federal contracting rules. In fact, organizations that understand and leverage federal acquisition methods and processes can grow from scratch to a profitable bottom line, whatever their size. The solution does not lie in trying to dodge procurement rules that might seem too strict to would-be contractors. As a friend (let's call him Norm) coming from the direct lineage of Read More

Federal Contract Management and Vendors' Readiness Part Two: Dealing With the Federal Government


Federal contracts can often be fraught with legal snares for the unseasoned providers.

government procurement  near real-time. Thus, any government contracting project-oriented manufacturer has to keep track of almost each and every item and part, when it was purchased or manufactured and for which compartment or task, and when it is due to be sent onto the next station or shipped, in addition to knowing how much it costs and to which budget compartment it must be allocated. For manufacturers with long production cycles, WBS increases the functionality of project control by enabling more accurate cost tracking at Read More

Reduce IT Procurement Time And Risk


All one has to do to get with the best product at the best price is to identify every requirement, find a product that meets all of the criteria, negotiate the best price and get it all done before the product becomes obsolete or the supplier goes out of business. Many successful and not so successful selections have been made. Learn from those efforts and remove time and risk from your next selection.

government procurement  separate. Many companies and government agencies prohibit design and selection consultants from bidding on implementation projects that are directly related. This assures objectivity and impartiality throughout the program. Magic Response #5c - Build a team of Expert Stakeholders to carry the process from beginning to conclusion. A good selection process places only essential work effort onto the client's team thereby making it practical to have the right people on the team from the get go. Expert Read More

Competuition: Teach Competition to Your Procurement Process


High-profile corporate scandal has resulted in laws such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, to monitor business practices. To help safeguard against unethical practices during procurement, entities are also adopting elements from the US Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).

government procurement  longstanding problem, the US government launched the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) more than twenty years ago, to help federal agencies manage procurement more efficiently. FAR is an official document setting forth procurement policies and procedures that US federal agencies should follow when soliciting goods, products, services, or construction from qualified suppliers (bids or proposals). Rules are delineated into eight chapters: General Information, Definitions, Practices, and Administrative Ma Read More

i2 Buys RightWorks, Deals Blow To Ariba, Manugistics


i2 buys e-procurement vendor RightWorks as it and old supply chain rival Manugistics increasingly find themselves fending off new challengers. Shared adversity can sometimes make enemies into allies. But in this case…

government procurement  Buys RightWorks, Deals Blow To Ariba, Manugistics i2 Buys RightWorks, Deals Blow To Ariba, Manugistics S. McVey - March 26, 2001 Event Summary i2 Technologies recently announced that it would acquire collaborative e-procurement vendor RightWorks , subject to shareholder approval. Analysts are portraying the move as the last straw for i2's stormy partnership with Ariba . Although i2 will honor 15 or so existing joint contracts and will continue selling the integrated solution to clients on demand, it Read More

E-Procurement Usability: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly


Adoption of enterprise resource planning (ERP)-based E-Procurement solutions has hit a plateau in recent years due to inherent usability deficiencies, exacerbated by heightened user expectations. It is now possible to leverage all the existing infrastructure of leading platforms with a friendlier, consumer-like user interface (UI) that can be rapidly deployed with minimal cost or change management impact. Find out how.

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E-procurement: From Brilliant Innovation to Common Cliché


Electronic procurement has moved from a nice idea to a stampede in just a few years. Growing at Internet speed it spawns business models faster than the market can reasonably evaluate them. Some settling and shaking out is likely in the next year, but there are also crowds pushing to get in on the action, and the innovation is far from over.

government procurement  going well before the governments figure out what's happening, let along how to work together to tax it. Trend Impact: This is certainly speculative and doesn't have much immediate impact on selections. However, any business that can imagine barter being a useful part of their interactions with other companies might do well to watch as barter begins to be featured in digital marketplaces. Trend This note, as well as anything else you read today, is already obsolete. Trend Overview: The very recent Read More

French Government awards ERP contract to Peoplesoft


On October 29, The French government awarded PeopleSoft the first contract of its Accord Mission - a project to integrate computing across all state departments.

government procurement  Government awards ERP contract to Peoplesoft Event Summary On October 29, the French government awarded the first contract of its Accord Mission, a project to integrate computing across all state departments. The first project will see 15 ministries install an accountancy package from Peoplesoft, in conjunction with Sequent and French systems integrator, Steria. The three companies beat off competition from SAP with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and Oracle with Cap Gemini. The government declined to put a Read More

Coupa: Spend Management Software Leader or Challenger?


Coupa was born more than six years ago out of the need to provide cloud procurement software that was affordable and easy to install and use. Today, Coupa enables organizations to harness every online transaction to optimize spend—providing a true cloud SaaS application that offers rapid deployment and reduced IT burden. Get the details on Coupa in part 1 of a two-part vendor feature from TEC’s own P.J. Jakovljevic.

government procurement  Spend Management Software Leader or Challenger? Coupa was born more than six years ago out of the need to provide cloud procurement software that was affordable and easy to install and use. Today, Coupa enables organizations to harness every online transaction to optimize spend—providing a true cloud SaaS application that offers rapid deployment and reduced IT burden. Get the details on Coupa in part 1 of a two-part vendor feature from TEC’s own P.J. Jakovljevic. Read More

CRW Systems


CRW Systems, Inc. has been developing government software solutions to improve the way agencies do business. The TRAKiT e-government solution is our modular, integrated approach to local government software solutions.  Our software solutions are designed to make existing government workflow more agile, streamlined, cost-effective, and citizen-friendly. 

government procurement  Inc. has been developing government software solutions to improve the way agencies do business. The TRAKiT e-government solution is our modular, integrated approach to local government software solutions.  Our software solutions are designed to make existing government workflow more agile, streamlined, cost-effective, and citizen-friendly. Read More

Credit Accounting Firm with E-procurement Initiative


Top accountant and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers creates an E-purchasing marketplace and portal.

government procurement  Accounting Firm with E-procurement Initiative Event Summary As a $17 billion company, privately held PricewaterhouseCoopers has tremendous leverage when it goes to the marketplace to make purchases. Now the company is offering to share that leverage by creating a purchasing consortium. Its new e.conomy marketplace will offer members the ability to purchase products, services, travel and software. It will also cover best practices, contract negotiation, and other content areas. The marketplace was lau Read More

Are Spend Management (or SRM) Apps Suited for the Mid-market? - Part 1


My previous blog entry about procurement commandments in a down economy also made me think about whether there are different priorities for the chief procurement officer (CPO) during prosperous economic times. Or, how different are (or should be) the CPO’s strategies in good versus bad times? Well, the CPO’s fundamental objectives do not change: procure the physical goods and services needed by

government procurement  Spend Management (or SRM) Apps Suited for the Mid-market? - Part 1 My previous blog entry about procurement commandments in a down economy also made me think about whether there are different priorities for the chief procurement officer (CPO) during prosperous economic times. Or, how different are (or should be) the CPO’s strategies in good versus bad times? Well, the CPO’s fundamental objectives do not change: procure the physical goods and services needed by the company at the best possible mix Read More

Procurement and Office Supply Companies Ink Deal


PurchasePro and Office Depot have begun a strategic relationship that will make the PurchasePro marketplace available to customers from within Office Depot stores.

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County Government Enjoys Economic Benefits with Sage




government procurement  Government Enjoys Economic Benefits with Sage Read More