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2002 - Volume 5

FOCUS ON...

VOLUME DIRECTORY 

Information Technology - Spring 2002
Information Technology - Autumn 2002

March 2002 - ISSUE 1
June 2002 - ISSUE 2
September 2002 - ISSUE 3
December 2002 - ISSUE 4


December 2002
Volume 5, Issue 4

FEATURES

0 + 1 = Talk
Digital communications tools converge
by Richard Bray

Paid to ask
Polling for government is big business
by George Brimmell

Building more, building better
City infrastructure gets a helping hand
by Celeste Mackenzie

Casting a long shadow
International trade agreements complicate municipal procurement decisions
by Marja Hughes and Laura Eggertson

Flying right - finally!
Partners, DND and Bombardier, work to set contract to rights and get fliers off the ground
by Brad Latta

It's in the cards
Ontario gets savings and Web-based reporting with BMO purchasing card program
by JoAnne Sommers

DEPARTMENTS

BUYERS INSIDER
All about GPS (global positioning system)
by Marlene Orton

MUNICIPAL MATTERS
Greening the municipal fleet
by Marty Logan

THE CHATROOM
Discussion on e-tendering
guests: Ed Van Mierlo, John Read, Greg Lusk, Jay Yoon
hosted by David Newman

SUMMITUP
News, information and upcoming events in the procurement world
compiled by Gina Gillespie, Environment Canada, Internal Trade Secretariat, David Newman, Lisa Marsh, Anne Phillips

COLUMNS

WIRED.GOV
From wired to wireless
by Richard Bray

IT MATTERS TO YOU/À VOTRE ATTENTION
Priorities for 2003
by The Materiel Management Institute

LEGAL NOTES
Ensuring authenticity in e-contracts
by Robert Worthington

YOU BOUGHT WHAT?!?!
Musical notes and heartstrings
by Catherine Morrison

IN MY OPINION
Ethics, auditors and values... not an afterthought
by Michael Asner

 

  

 

FOCUS ON Information Technology
Autumn 2002

The devil is in the details
E-tendering could pose legal risks
by Robert Worthington

The quiet revolution
The digital generation eyes jobs in the public service
by Brad Latta
Carroll online
IT guru Jim Carroll on the technology scene
Interview by Robert Parkins
Clear thinking
Intelligent systems solutions for water and fuel
by Melanie Collison
GISt of IT
Geographic Information Systems poised to revolutionize public sector management
by Richard Bray
Who goes there?
The UK government opens the door to electronic services
by Melanie Collison
Stalking the elusive purchase order
IT vendors hunt for government business
by Marlene Orton


September 2002
Volume 5, Issue 3

FEATURES

Just the ticket
DND finds just the right contractor for its supply chain
by Richard Bray

BC + X = P3
BC struggles to get the partnering numbers right
by Sid Tafler

Understand the anatomy
Ontario's procurement process for major IT purchases
by David Newman

Best seller 2002: security
How much money and where it will go
by Alex Binkley

Getting the measure of outsourcing
Examining government outsourcing's past and future
by Mark Boudreau

DEPARTMENTS

THE QUESTION
We asked: "Should suppliers receive help to get ready for e-procurement? If so, from whom?"
compiled by David Newman

SUMMITUP
News, information and upcoming events in the procurement world
compiled by Bindu Suresh, Celeste Mackenzie, Melanie Collison and Anne Phillips

FACE TO FACE
Steve Hollett does the numbers for Partnerships BC
by Jeff Jedras

COLUMNS

WIRED.GOV
Open source software impacts on government
by Richard Bray

IT MATTERS TO YOU/À VOTRE ATTENTION
Meet the new board of directors
by The Materiel Management Institute

YOU BOUGHT WHAT?!?!
Summer buying: hygiene to emissions trading
by Catherine Morrison

CITTING IN
The irony of MERX
by Paul Lalonde

IN MY OPINION
Breaking procurement rules is a crime
by Michael Asner


 

June 2002
Volume 5 Issue 2

FEATURES

Digitizing you
By creating a digital ID for a human body part, security systems know for sure who is who
by Marlene Orton

Racking up points
The House of Commons purchasing scores points with client evaluation
by Richard Bisson

Flying right
A partnership between the Canadian government and aerospace companies benefits all, including the military pilots and Canadian communities
by Dennis Lewycky

Keep on tendering
MERX gets the go-ahead for two more years - maybe
by Richard Bray

DEPARTMENTS

THE QUESTION
We asked: "Do you see value in a code of ethics for public procurement?"
compiled by David Newman

SUMMITUP
News, information and upcoming events in the procurement world
compiled by Summit staff

FACE TO FACE
Jack Layton sees challenges for municipalities
by JoAnne Sommers

COLUMNS

WIRED.GOV
The key to trust in e-procurement is certifying the identity of the key-holder
by Richard Bray

IT MATTERS TO YOU/À VOTRE ATTENTION
General Lashkevich on past challenges and future opportunities
by The Materiel Management Institute


YOU BOUGHT WHAT?!?!
Trolling for tenders turns out to be fun
by Catherine Morrison

P-P-PARTNERING
Private financing for public service
by Michael Wilson

LEGAL NOTES
The power of consent is essential for legal exclusion of liability clauses
by Robert Worthington

IN MY OPINION
Scandal could energize procurement reform
by Michael Asner


 

 

March 2002
Volume 5 Issue 1

FEATURES

A deadly game
Governments nationwide direct dollars towards security measures: state-of-the-art equipment, staff and training
by Richard Bray

Do we or don't we, will we or won't we?
Competing for standing offer agreements is a matter for some debate
by Celeste Mackenzie

Prepare to be challenged
With a little inside help you can be prepared for a CITT challenge
by Micheal Tipman

Managing your office fleet
Digital office equipment broadens the management mandate challenge
by JoAnne Sommers

DEPARTMENTS

THE QUESTION
We asked: "Do you think e-procurement will save money?"
compiled by David Newman

SUMMITUP
News, information and upcoming events in the procurement world 
compiled by Celeste Mackenzie, Robert Parkins and Anne Phillips

Letters to the Editor

FACE TO FACE
Make it so, says Manitoba's Syl Parry
by Dennis Lewycky

COLUMNS

WIRED.GOV
Virginians see e-procurement benefits state-wide
by Richard Bray

IT MATTERS TO YOU/¿ VOTRE ATTENTION
What's coming up at the National Workshop
by The Materiel Management Institute

YOU BOUGHT WHAT?!?!
A taste of the unusual in government procurement
by Catherine Morrison

P-P-PARTNERING
A place for public-private partnerships in health care
by Michael Wilson

CITTING IN
Foundry Networks battles government's specific specs
by Paul M. Lalonde

IN MY OPINION
Removing copyright restrictions on procurement data benefits everyone
by Michael Asner




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