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Podcast: Introducing LEAN Concepts to State Government
On Episode 18 of Decisions That Matter, we sit down with Curt Topper, the current Pennsylvania Secretary of General Services, a position he has...
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5 Reasons to be Thankful for your Suppliers in 2020
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Consistent Communication with Suppliers is Key
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Efficiency and Integrity: Cornerstones of Procurement
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Podcast: Curiosity, Creativity, and Strategic Thinking in Procurement
This episode follows a Q&A format with questions from our listeners for our team of former state and local CPOs. The group discusses the importance...
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Podcast: Finding a Mentor & Building a Career in Procurement with Jenn Myers
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How to Leave a Review and Search for Suppliers on Procurated
Sick of cherry-picked references that come at the end of the procurement process? Us too. That's why we created Procurated — a private community...
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Fall 2020 Procurement Trends Survey Results
In September 2020, our team reached out to procurement officials across state and local governments, higher education, non-profits, and healthcare...
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How Peer Reviews Can Help Solve These Two Common Procurement Challenges
Whether that poor experience comes from disappointing quality, negative customer service, or failure to deliver on time, negative supplier...
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7 Tips for Creating a Disaster Preparedness Kit
We sat down with Tim Hay, a member of Oregon’s procurement team during this time and several years following, to get an inside look at the state’s...
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Podcast: The Differences Between Higher Ed and State & Local Gov't Procurement, with Judy Smith
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Podcast: Creating Procurement Hurdles, Not Roadblocks with Stacy Gregg
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How Cooperative Purchasing Impacted Pennsylvania's Local Government and Suppliers
Curt Topper, Secretary of the Department of General Services in Pennsylvania, Curt Topper shares the positive outcomes and challenges that have...
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3 Tips for Your Next Supplier Review
When it comes to selecting the best supplier, what kind of statements give buyers actionable insight and information that can be used to make a...
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NIGP Virtual Forum Recap: The Future of Procurement is Partnership
Last week, more than 1,500 procurement professionals gathered virtually for the 75th annual NIGP Forum. In session topics ranging from cornerstone...
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7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Reviewing a Supplier
Being specific is one of the key aspects of a great review. Ask yourself one (or many) of these questions to jog your memory of supplier...
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5 Reasons to Leave a Review on Procurated
Whether you have worked in procurement for months, years, or decades, chances are your vendor selection process includes the ol’ reference check....
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Podcast: eProcurement: The Time for Implementation is Now
On this episode, The Buying Bunch, with over 150 years of combined procurement experience, discusses the immense importance of eProcurement in the...
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4 Steps to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in Pennsylvania's State Government
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COVID-19 Response Survey Results
In June 2020, our team reached out to procurement officials across state and local governments, higher education, non-profits, and healthcare to...
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10 Reasons to Subscribe to the Decisions That Matter Podcast
DTM features in-depth discussions with procurement leaders & SMEs on the the most pressing topics in the public sector.
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Top 5 Procurement Tips for Planning Ahead
Due to the pandemic, planning has taken on an urgency we’ve not seen previously. So what can we do now?
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Podcast: The New Era of Cooperative Purchasing
Listen to The Buying Bunch discuss Cooperative Purchasing in the Coronavirus Era
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Podcast: Is Teleworking Here to Stay?
What can procurement offices do now to best prepare for the future?
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New Product Feature: Request a Review
The Request Review button helps you get information about suppliers that may not be reviewed on the Procurated platform yet.
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Decisions That Matter Podcast - Episode 6 - COVID Response
Learn from the experiences of six former CPOs.
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Episode 4: "Embrace the 'Why?'" by Jason Soza, an Audio Article
Procurement leaders must embrace the “Why?” along with the ideas and solutions that come with asking the question.
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Episode 3: The Public Procurement Report with Nicole Smith
We cover the key takeaways from the Public Procurement Report with GSS's Nicole Smith.
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Episode 2: Single vs. Multiple Award Procurement with Mike Smith
The former CPO of Illinois, Mike Smith, discusses the key differences between single and multiple award procurement.
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Episode 1: Washington's Cheral Manke, CPPO, CPPB
Listen to Cheral Manke, CPPO, CPPB discuss strategies for increasing innovation and adopting new technologies in procurement.
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Inclusive Procurement and Procurated. It’s in our DNA.
Procurated is using modern technology to help expand opportunities for historically underutilized businesses across America.
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Procurated's Focus on Community, Technology and Data Drives Innovation
Purpose-driven innovation leads to positive outcomes and increased efficiency for procurement professionals.
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The Procurated Promise
You can be completely candid about your experience with suppliers on Procurated.com.
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Procurated Ratings Guide
Learn more about rating high-quality suppliers on Procurated.com.
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Procurated Community Guidelines
Procurated's community guidelines were made to ensure that everyone in the Procurated community has a positive experience.
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