Government’s Big Move to Electronic Marketplaces

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I was recently involved in a research discussion with Chris Yukins of George WAshington University’s Law School’s Government Procurement Program, and Thomas Kull from Arizona State University, exploring the impact of the rise of electronic marketplaces in government procurement. In the Thomson Reuters publication “ The Government Contractor “, we review some key changes coming to government acquisition.

Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain

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Unhappy Customers? It May be a Data Governance Issue

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It May be a Data Governance Issue appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Feature Supply Chain Consulting Supply Chain Operations data governance data governance process E-Commerce Logistics Operations master data master data management new product introduction online fulfillmentMy wife and I recently visited a local store to buy some end-of-season patio furniture. This particular retailer scoops up end-of-season items from home improvement stores.

The Governance of Global Value Chains

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Gereffi, Humphrey and Sturgeon (2005) take a transaction-based political economy perspective to explain The Governance of Global Value Chains. To do so, three variables (complexity of transactions, ability to codify transactions, capabilities in the supply base) are identified, and combinations of the values of these variables constitute the structure of global value chains, leading to five types of governance (market, modular, relational, captive, hierarchy).

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain

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Government Regulations Lead To Denser Labels

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Product labels are getting denser with new information, often due to regulations. We've written before about how the demands of a global economy have increased the need for more precise supply chain and product labeling.

GovShop a new way to buy for government supply managers

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For many years, government contract officers working at the local, state, and federal level, relied on a variety of different networks to search for qualified suppliers. A new product offering by the Pubic Spend Forum provides government buyers with a new, free tool to conduct market intelligence. And yet, one of the biggest issues negatively undermining government markets is the inability of government buyers and suppliers to find and engage commercially with one another!

Industry, Governments Battle Computer Part Counterfeiting

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While the global supply chain has made accessing affordable hardware easier than ever before, it has also led to higher levels of counterfeiting. Electronics Counterfeiting computers

Top 3 Key Data Governance Challenges in Retail Industry and Solutions

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At the outset of this global crisis, data governance is even more crucial for retail giants. And, data governance plays a critical role in the success of a retailer’s e-presence, ultimate sales, and revenue boost. An all-encompassing data governance application is the ultimate solution!

U.S. Government Poised To Award ‘Commercial Platforms’ Contracts That Will Open Online Marketplaces To Federal Purchasers

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I was recently involved in a research discussion with Chris Yukins of George Washington University’s Law School’s Government Procurement Program, and Thomas Kull from Arizona State University, exploring the impact of the rise of electronic marketplaces in government procurement.

Needed: A National Governance Framework for Healthcare Supply Chains

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We have started to put together ideas on what a national governance framework would look like, which would begin by establishing a standing governance model for national disasters. Criteria for setting the governance process in motion – what triggers it?

Lessons Learned for Supply Chain Pandemic Planning Part 1: Governance and Risk Assessment

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This report established number of lessons learned need to be considered and implemented into the fabric of federal, state, and local governments. Here we cover the first two categories: Governance and Risk Planning. Supply Chain Pandemic Governance.

Modernizing Government through eProcurement

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Keys to Data Governance in Retail – The Challenges & Solutions!

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Now, let’s have a quick peek into the major data governance challenges pertaining to the retail industry. For instance, the data governance team needs to have a holistic and unified view of data pertaining to the customer purchase order, available inventory, order shipping details, etc.

Steps for industry and government to prepare for the Coronavirus

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Governments must work closely with private industry, and cannot be relied on to be the sole responders to pandemic influenza. The primary mechanism for government-private industry coordination should occur at an industry forum level.

Government Shutdown Highlights Need for Flexible Transportation Management Software

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How is the longest government shutdown in US history impacting your transportation logistics operations? The current partial US Government shutdown demonstrates the risk of unexpected events roiling supply chains beyond the more commonly experienced disruptors such as weather, war, labor issues, trade disputes, etc. However, numerous critical processes have been shut down leading to delays in customs clearing at ports as government employees are placed on furlough.

Removing Barriers To Small Business Participation In Government Markets

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How The Government Shutdown Effects Logistics

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The government shutdown is now entering day 34 , about a quarter of the government remains unfunded including the Department of Homeland Security. The post How The Government Shutdown Effects Logistics appeared first on CargoBarn

From Hurricanes to Overthrown Governments to Potholes: Transportation and Supply Chain Resilience

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The post From Hurricanes to Overthrown Governments to Potholes: Transportation and Supply Chain Resilience appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. When referring to supply chain resilience, the causes of disruption vary widely in scale and emphasize the unpredictability and severity of the events.

How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for the Possibility of a Government Shutdown

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How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for the Possibility of a Government Shutdown. Most congressional watchers are predicting that the federal government will shut down for at least a short period of time before the end of the year. Can we draw any lessons from the 2013 government shutdown?

How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

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Whenever a government shutdown happens, there are bound to be areas of disruption within our industry. While the government shut down most directly affects the thousands of employees not receiving paychecks, others are beginning to feel the effects too.

Lessons From the Operating Curve for the Dual Government COVID19 Objectives: Reopen the Economy and Eliminate COVID19

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Government Procurement Guide for Schools

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Consequently, the government procurement process can be complex and will often need to be streamlined to cut costs. Starting Government Procurement: RFPs. For schools, the government procurement process begins with RFPs: a request for proposal. Establishing Government Contracts.

Data Governance: The Benefits For Organisations

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This is why Data Governance is such an important component within the overall data management lifecycle. What is Data Governance? roles and expectations for those people that are going to be responsible for enacting and maintaining the data governance framework.

Three Ways Government Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains

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As innovation gains speed, there are broad supply chain issues that governments need to address in order to take full advantage of the incredible opportunities that lie ahead. But there are certain wide-ranging supply chain issues in need of attention that may not be on governments’ radar.

When: 6/18/2020Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain

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Will the IoT Revolution Force Government to Embrace Silo-Busting?

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Will the IoT Revolution Force Government to Embrace Silo-Busting? The Internet of Things (IoT) is triggering changes that cross corporate silos and force companies to look holistically at their end-to-end supply chain practices—can governments do the same?

Why Solid Project Governance – or Lack of It – Spells Success or Failure in Supply Chain

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Nobody will make a blockbuster movie out of this true story because project governance isn’t a particularly glamorous topic. The three main elements of project governance are basic questions to be answered: What do we want to do?

Five Things I Have Learned About Global Supply Chain Planning

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The third issue is the lack of understanding that global processes–to maximize the economies of scale in transportation and material buying–need strong governance. The bad news is there was no well-defined governance and cadence of the business process.

The Journey to Agile Acquisition: A market trends report for Government Procurement

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2019 Supply Chain Data Quality and Governance Study

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Why You Need a Data Governance Framework

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Data governance, as you might have guessed, is the governance of data. However, while data governance as a concept is fairly easy to define, it’s not quite as simple as it sounds when you really start to look into it. What are the benefits of a data governance framework?

Why Solid Project Governance – or Lack of It – Spells Success or Failure in Supply Chain

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Nobody will make a blockbuster movie out of this true story because project governance isn’t a particularly glamorous topic. The three main elements of project governance are basic questions to be answered: What do we want to do? But good project governance saves time and money by making sure you stay organized and focused. Without good communication and a clear governance structure in place, these turnarounds might not have been possible.

New Report Reveals 5 Trends Reshaping Government Procurement

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Those are just two of several findings in the Governing Institute’s newly released 2019 procurement survey, 5 Trends That Are Reshaping How Governments Buy , which highlights some of the biggest emerging trends, issues and innovative best practices in state contracts and purchasing. The Governing Institute thanks Ivalua , a spend management platform, the underwriter of this year’s survey.

S&OP: Can You Make Decisions at the Speed of Business?

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Governance. As the supply chain becomes more automated and less dependent on spreadsheets, governance grows in importance. As the supply chain becomes more and more automated, governance clarity becomes more and more important. Yawn.

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The Governing Institute 2019 Procurement Survey Sponsored by Ivalua

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