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2012 - Volume 15

Canada's magazine on public sector purchasing

Oct-Nov 2012, Issue 2

Vol 15 issue 2 cover

Table of contents

October/November 2012
Issue 2

Letter from the Editor

National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) leads the way for complex procurements
The NSPS procurement process is leading the way when it comes to complex procurements.
by Anne Phillips

Tweaking to tender documents
E-bonding is now available and is being encouraged by organizations such as the Surety Association of Canada.
by Steve Muxlow

Sustainable procurement for municipalities: The $10 Billion Opportunity
New survey shows that with cities and towns moving to more sustainable goods and services there is a $10 billion opportunity for business.
by Tim Reeve

CIPmm conference report
This Ottawa-based procurement organization held its annual conference in may . This article focuses on one session software procurements, and on one keynote Grant Westcott on Shared Services Canada.
by Summit staff

Leader in Public Procurement Award 2012
winner: Procurement Services, University of Toronto
The negotiable RfP in action
Adapted from their 2012 Leadership in Public Procurement Award submission

A risky business
A recent Grand & Toy survey reveals that managing risk is an integral part of the supply chain and procurement.
by Kevin Edwards

Speaking the same language
How federal procurement could help small business access opportunities.
by Louis-Martin Parent, CFIB

May-June 2012, Issue 1

Vol 15 issue 1 cover

Table of contents

May/June 2012
Issue 1

Letter from the Editor

‘Seeing’ the future
A neophyte about predictive analytics, I learn how this software and service can help you make informed, evidence-based decisions
by Anne Phillips

The power of data in healthcare
The Drummond Report, commissioned by the Province of Ontario, outlines issues and solutions for Ontario s healthcare system. Maximizing the information that can be found in the massive amounts of data generated throughout the health system can help make the solutions easier to achieve... and not just in Ontario
by Steve Papagiannis

Rio gets it right
City leaders in forward thinking cities such as Rio de Janeiro are purchasing modern technology and creating intelligent operations centres that help them prepare for and respond to emergency situations & even to manage day-to-day operations
by John Longbottom

Two ‘solitudes’
A CFIB survey shows that Procurements between small business and the federal government are still hit and miss
by Louis-Martin Parent

Leveraging mainframes
Creativity at DND turns mainframes into a modern enterprise hosting system for government
by John R. Palmer

Shifting gears - increase momentum going ‘green’
Supply chain professionals have a role to play in continuing to develop and promote sustainable purchasing practices. Case tells you how
by Scott Case

Print? Don't Print?
It's 2012 and just when you think you have your printing solutions figured out, the industry develops new products and systems that can help you streamline for better efficiency, production and cost savings over all
by Mark McCullough

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