Reinventing the Procurement Function: CBSA’s Experience
Drug coverage for veterans poorly managed: Auditor General
Why some government workers might need emergency cheques on payday
UOW heart research gets $1.1-M boost from defence offset
Top-secret military communication centre to be relocated for $400M datacentre project
Using Technology to Build a New Culture of Planning
Energy, aerospace, defence sectors meet at ConvergX event
Ave atque vale…
It took me more than 20 years in the public service to arrive in the procurement arena. One lesson I learned is that the crux of effective procurement is making sure that procurement professionals know what it is like to be in line operations:
When a simple KISS is insufficient
I have often written about what to me are the unusual and sometimes strange characteristics and actions of federal government procurement, but recent experience has shown me that we are not alone. During work with a client in the broader public sector, I found several procurement elements that caused me to shake my head.
Leveraging defence acquisition for Canadian innovation
The release of the Defence Procurement Strategy (DPS) in February 2014 has significantly transformed the way equipment is acquired by the Canadian Armed Forces. For Industry Canada, the goal is now to leverage the major recapitalization effort underway...