Browsing All posts tagged under »transparency«

Does an apparent lack of transparency provide enough of a reason to stop using the NIGP Code?

August 10, 2016

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The NIGP’s continuing refusal to turn over what I will call the #CodeGate audit – I refer to it as this because it appears that Procurement Insights’ coverage played a large part in the document’s creation – raises an interesting question. Should the apparent lack of transparency on the part of the NIGP cause enough of a […]

New Wave Company Update: Freightos CEO provides his view on the Internet of Things by Jon Hansen

April 24, 2014

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Given the increasing media coverage regarding the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Internet of Things and Humans (IoTH), it only seems logical to seek out feedback from our New Wave companies.  Especially in terms of the Year in The Life co-winners Freightos and Scout RFP. So when I posed the question what are your […]

Losing Vendor Litigation (Part 2): Vendor Side Origins?

August 8, 2011

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There is one salient rule for vendors considering the pursuit of government contracts, just one rule . . . people buy from whom they know, like and trust! from April 2010 Washington Keynote address I remember when I gave the above referenced keynote, I was just coming to the end of a special 7-Part Seven […]

More people weigh in on the question of governments funding suppliers . . .

February 23, 2011

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As any blogger or social networking maven will tell you, comments from readers are sometimes far and few between depending on the topic being discussed. While I have certainly enjoyed the commentary feedback from as many as 50 plus people for a particular post or article – usually dealing with the lighter side of the […]

Washington Dispatch No. 7: Roundtable Discussion on Transparency and Technology

June 4, 2010

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Ironically, given the huge investments made in procurement technologies during the past decade, usage of these systems remains markedly poor. Only 1 4% of the companies surveyed expressed confidence that 60% of spend was being channeled through eProcurement, the typical benchmark for applications of this nature; more than 60% placed eProcurement usage at less than […]

Video Dispatch from the 3rd Annual Government Summit in Washington, D.C.

April 29, 2010

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Well it was a terrific 2 days in Washington as the PI Window on Business took its show on the road thanks to sponsor Elcom and the tremendous work of the 2010 Business of Government Summit’s organizer, Shared Services and Outsourcing Network (SSON). It was a first rate venue that saw us broadcast “live” 5 […]