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Procurement Best Practices (Pt 1)

Ah, the project bidding season is upon us!  Authority staff and consultants are incredibly busy and continue to work through the laundry list of procurement code requirements, which are not difficult, but can be very time consuming.  Remember, several of the processes followed today originated 40-50 years ago when the technological resources and overall business environment were quite different.  Since these regulations change very little from one year to the next, many well-intentioned individuals continue to do the same thing time and time again.  Finding and leveraging minor code changes, technological advancements, or adopting new perspectives would yield reliable cost savings; however, these improvements are often overlooked or are difficult to implement.

Read the full article — The Authority magazine, February 2017