Author: Rob Maciel

Procurement Process Documents: Finding the Right Fit

Procurement process documents are used to help a business or government narrow their focus and determine what vendor best meets their needs. Going from learning about an industry, segment, or space, to signing a contract with a preferred vendor can be complex; fortunately, using the right documents helps significantly.
In this

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Project Management Strategies for Non-Project Managers

Project Management is a critical function in many businesses. Even in companies that aren’t projectized, it’s probable that you’ll deal with many projects throughout the year. In an ideal situation, you’ll have access to a full Project Management Office (PMO), dedicated resources, and all the tools needed to successfully deliver

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Zero-Based Budgeting (ZBB): Shifting Mentalities

Traditional approaches to business budgeting often rely on adding or subtracting from previous budgets according to anticipated changes over the coming period. While this approach can provide reasonable budgets, it can also instill the wrong mentality in employees.
With the traditional approach to budgeting, people try to make sure they’ve spent

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Request for Proposal (RFP): How to Sell to the Government

The Request for Proposal (RFP) (also known as Request for Quotation) process is a very common way for the Canadian government to procure products and services from private suppliers. The federal government has recently increased procurement opportunities for Canadian businesses, and several funding programs have shifted towards gated applications and

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