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New SlideCast Feature: Contracting To Win (Washington Keynote Summit 2010)

May 6, 2010

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Check out our new SlideCast Feature which synchronizes the audio from my Washington Keynote address at the 2010 Government Summit, with the corresponding PowerPoint Slides. Note: also be sure to continue listening after the presentation for a bonus excerpt of my interview with the then Canadian Trade Minister Stockwell Day regarding the Canada-U.S. Buy American […]

Does the Present Buy American Accord By-Pass Popular Opinion Relative to Protectionism

February 5, 2010

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In the October 1st, 2009 Procurement Insights post titled “Buy American Policy: Economic Imperative or Popular Opinion,” I provided an excerpt from my interview with Canada’s Trade Minister Stockwell Day regarding the basis for the Buy American policy. It was of course the Minister’s expressed belief that popular American opinion surrounding protectionism was the basis […]

Buy American Announcement Expected to Open US Markets to Canadian Suppliers

February 5, 2010

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Last evening Judy Bradt contacted me suggesting that we bump our scheduled 3rd segment in the 7-Part “Seven Steps To Success” Series on winning government contracts. According to Judy, a Washington-based expert author on government contracting practices, the Canadian Government will announce today: A BAA waiver on the remaining stimulus money and, a Canadian “sign-on” […]

The CATA Press Release RE Their 116 Campaign: A Just Cause Lost in a Sea of Self-Serving Rhetoric

December 1, 2009

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Canada’s venture capital industry is in trouble. That industry is seriously underfunded, while Canada’s emerging technology and life sciences companies are so capital-starved they risk being uncompetitive in the North American market. At the same time, much needed and sought after US capital that could richly fund that industry and those companies is being blocked […]

PI Window on Business Celebrates 75th Broadcast With Special Anniversary Offer

November 30, 2009

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It is hard to believe that the December 3rd segment titled “Motivating Ideals: How to Engage and Ignite Your Company’s Workforce” will be our 75th show. What is the old saying about time flying by when you are having fun.     Over the first 75 segments there have been so many great moments such […]

A Buy American Exemption and the Opportunity for Suppliers

October 6, 2009

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In the September 30th PI Window on Business Buy American Special I had a brief interview with Canada’s Trade Minister Stockwell Day that simplified a complex issue (Note: here is the Direct Link to my interview with Canada’s Trade Minister Day) Underneath the complexities of the Buy American debate is a simple question . . […]

Buy American Policy: Economic Imperative or Popular Opinion?

October 1, 2009

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In today’s PI Window on Business Show I had a brief interview with Canada’s Trade Minister Stockwell Day that simplified a complex issue . . . Underneath the complexities of the Buy American debate is a simple question . . . now that Canada has closed the Congressional loophole that justified locking Canadian business out […]