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The M&A Shuffle or, Why Clients Assuming Responsibility for their Own Success is Forever Altering the Consultant/Vendor Landscape

October 22, 2010


In yesterday’s post “eVA: Your Still The One!,”  I had provided a number of insights into why Virginia’s program continues to be one of the most enduring examples of a procurement initiative that has and continues to deliver results. While there are other programs to which I can refer in the context of being successful such […]

Is Smarter Spending in Government an Oxymoronic Illusion?

August 7, 2009


In a previous segment I talked about a March 4th, 2009 speech President Barack Obama delivered regarding his commitment to “changing how government contracts are awarded and who can get them.”  The President went on to say that “The move will make the process more competitive and will save taxpayers up to $40 billion” per […]

Listener Feedback RE CFIB Interview: Personal Preferences Guide Senior Bureaucrats Contract Bundling Inclinations

May 18, 2009


One of the most interesting comments I received regarding my interview with CFIB VP Corinne Pohlmann was sent in by a senior public official whose only caveat for sharing their feedback with the Procurement Insights readership was a promise of confidentiality. While I always prefer a full disclosure relative to sources, working on what at […]

Prescription for Success: Achieving the Optimal Balance between Procurement Savings and Premium Patient Care (A Procurement Insights Knowledge Leadership Publication)

May 13, 2009


A Health System in Distress “The report comes a day after President Obama embraced a pledge from health-care providers to slow the increase in their costs over the coming decade.  The new projections will add to the urgency of controlling those costs.” “Insolvency Is Seen Closer for Social Security and Medicare” New York Times (May […]

Hansen Consulting and Seminars New Credit Certificate Program

May 5, 2008


  Whenever you purchase a Hansen Consulting and Seminars Inc white paper or service, you will receive a $25 HCSI credit certificate towards your next purchase.   Accumulating knowledge through sharing knowledge!   Whenever someone you have referred purchases a Hansen Consulting and Seminars Inc white paper or service, you will receive an HCSI $25 credit certificate towards your next purchase.  […]

Supply Chain Confidence? (A PI Q and A)

February 28, 2008


The following is an interesting question I received from a Master of Science (M.Sc.) Business Technologies student who is working on her thesis “Measuring Confidence in Supply Chain Management System: An empirical approach.” Reader Question: My name is Diana Esparza, M.Sc. Electronic Business Technologies full time student at the University of Ottawa. Currently, I am […]