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Is It Possible To Break Into Procurement Without Procurement Experience? (Part 2) by Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2

October 1, 2012

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Editor’s Note:  Charles is founder, president and chief procurement officer of Next Level Purchasing, which offers the SPSM (Senior Professional in Supply Management) Certification. Be sure to check out Charles’ Purchasing Certification Blog. In Part I of this article, I addressed the common question of “Can I break into procurement without having had any procurement […]

Procurement Certification vs. Experience: The Delusion of Mutual Exclusivity by Charles Dominick

June 25, 2012

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Editor’s Note: We are delighted to welcome to our group of regular columnists Charles Dominick, SPSM. Charles is founder, president and chief procurement officer of Next Level Purchasing, which offers the SPSM (Senior Professional in Supply Management) Certification. Be sure to check out Charles’ Purchasing Certification Blog. According to the Spend Matters whitepaper entitled “What […]

Against a backdrop of yet another public sector scandal, winning “True Peference” status as a government supplier is an achievable goal

March 27, 2010

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With stories of public sector procurement scandals almost common place as covered in Charles Dominick’s Purchasing Certification Blog, there are oftentimes more questions than answers regarding the government competitive bid process. In Part 4 of the 7-Part Seven Steps to Success: Jump Start Government Contract series, Washington-based author expert Judy Bradt will be joining us […]

Uncluttering Your Brand: Why The Ariba Exchange is The Same Old Song with an Ineffective Beat

March 17, 2010

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Second, it seems to me that the advantage of the stand-alone blog (versus a broader platform) is that it is uncluttered. I struggle to bother with things like LinkedIn and Twitter, I have so rarely found anything useful on either of them. The blog can be more like the daily news headlines, once you trust […]

Commonwealth Establishes Page Specifically Relating to the PI Social Media Network’s Coverage of Virginia’s eVA Program

July 22, 2009

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As many of you already know, I have been covering public sector procurement policy and practice at all levels of government quite extensively for some time. From the Government of Canada’s Way Forward programs to the UK’s Gershon Review to the impact of cluster development and even the private sector influence of a Wal-Mart, I […]