Posts Tagged ‘Procurement’

Buying a Better Future

Matthew Baqueriza-Jackson was the Lead Expert for Procure and is currently the Network Expert for Making Spend Matter. He represents URBACT on the EU Urban Agenda Partnership for Innovative and Responsible Public Procurement and believes the way cities buy goods and services can change for a better economic, social and environmental future. The ‘Buying a [...]

By Matthew Jackson, on October 30th, 2018 at 14:12

Procurement is a Cycle

Procurement is the process utilised by municipalities and other institutions to buy goods and services and historically has been undertaken on the basis of price. By this we mean the cheapest product or service often wins the contract and not necessarily the best quality or most effective. Over the course of the last two years [...]

By Matthew Jackson, on January 3rd, 2018 at 16:22

The Trouble with Procurement

Hey, lets talk about procurement. …… You still there? Yes, procurement has a bit of a problem doesn’t it. But if I kick off with – “Hey, lets talk about how cities use their resources to get better results”, then it’s probably a different matter. So what is it about the P word? Surely, we’re [...]

By Eddy Adams, on September 8th, 2014 at 14:09