A Rapid Action Plan for Process Improvement

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. Ongoing developments in the procurement field have put us under an unprecedented level of scrutiny and an unprecedented volume of [...]

UN Model Law: A New ERA of Online Bidding

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. The new United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Model Law on Procurement (known as the UN Model Procurement Law) [...]

2020 Vision: How to Reboot Your Tendering System

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. Do you feel trapped in a tendering time warp, working in an institution that clings to technological platforms created in [...]

Human Intelligence in Procurement Automation

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. To the casual observer, electronic bid submissions and electronic fund transfers may represent a brave new world of technological evolution [...]

Clearing the Path to Paperless Bidding

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. The paper-based bidding process hasn’t changed much with the times. In fact, many institutional bid submission practices remain trapped in [...]

Strategic Execution: Mobilizing Project Management

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. To overcome institutional inertia and enable strategic procurement, public institutions need to leverage the principles of project management at both [...]

Assimilation is Futile: Achieving Real Improvement

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In recent years, many public institutions have drifted into all-encompassing, enterprise-wide, “end-to-end” technological transformations of their business operations. However, as [...]

The Art of Strategic Execution

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. If they want to deliver procurement projects with speed and precision, public institutions need to take a procurement-centric approach to [...]

Resource and Training Gap: A Procurement Crisis

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. The ability to manage resources for the greater good remains the ultimate litmus test of advanced economies. Governments are largely [...]