Our Procurement Blog
Legacy of Good Business Rules: Simple Life Lessons from My Dad On the 17th of June 2016, my dad would have been 80 years old. He died a long time ago when I was at university and I missed not having him in person through so many milestones of my life. He was a humble...
Your Capability Statement is about your Customer - More than it is about You or Your Business There is a lot of focus on making capability statements, business brochures or portfolios look pretty. However, the best looking capability statement may not deliver results...
Tendering Practice: Similar to Playing Golf Blindfolded? How quickly does time fly? It certainly feels as if the months tick along faster than we can keep up! We have now been delivering many workshops on tendering and it is surely not an easy process, not for small...
Five benefits of business planning include:
1) focused process whereby you determine your business goals and map the journey;
2) business planning determines your actions and the preparations needed to achieve your goals;
3) Stop and plan. – working on your business;
4) opportunity to review different options available
5) Documenting ideas rather than keep it all in your head.
Take 5 to Improve the Performance of your Procurement Team How is your procurement team performing? Superstars, average cruisers or missing in action? What is the perception in your business on the value or lack of value your procurement team adds to the overall...
Informed Government Tender Debriefing: Quick Guide on Contract Awards, Tender Debriefing and Complaints You worked many hours to complete and submit a tender. Maybe your business won or maybe your business was not the successful tenderer. Did you know that...
Indigenous Procurement Opportunities - The Missing Link in Indigenous Procurement Success? For me personally, it has been interesting to decide what role I can play in improving outcomes to close the gap in Indigenous Procurement and what I could do to contribute to...
Procurement Excellence - Weathering The Storm Procurement excellence - where to start? How do you define and measure procurement excellence? Procurement Excellence Starts with the End in Mind Let me start with the end in mind. All round business success is the outcome...
Great customer service is a three course meal: Food for thought on retaining your customers Have you recently had a poor customer service experience that left a bad taste in your mouth? A ew years ago I went through a rather tedious experience moving from one internet...
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