Writing an RFP? Read these three tips

Many organizations start the purchasing process with a Request for Proposal (RFP) to identify the best vendors for their needs. But if they aren’t designed properly, RFPs can backfire, leading to low response rates, poor bidder fit or proposals that…

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Written by Keith Jones

May 3, 2018

Evaluate the Options: Vendor Networks

As a procurement manager, you know how important suppliers are to your organization. Their performance is crucial to achieving your financial, performance and quality objectives, and a poor supplier creates risks for everything from budget overruns to missed schedules and…

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Download the NIGP Public Procurement Benchmark Survey

The National Institute for Government Procurement (NIGP) released their 2017 Public Procurement Benchmark Survey. This report provides metrics that can assist procurement professionals in everyday decision making. The results represent responses from 168 agencies in 35 states and provide a…

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Top 7 Bid Scoring Methods

Which approach is best for your bid? Our recently released whitepaper on bid scoring was our most popular so far. It seems that many government, education, and private companies want to better understand bid scoring methodologies and how they can…

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