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2014-08-28 23:07:31

SourceSuite, BidNet’s e-procurement solution, was an official exhibitor at the Institute for Public Procurement‘s NIGP Forum 2014 in Philadelphia, Pa. this past week from Aug. 24th - 27th. Albany, NY (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 SourceSuite, BidNet’s e-procurement solution, was an official exhibitor at the Institute for Public Procurement‘s NIGP Forum 2014 in Philadelphia, Pa. this past week from Aug. 24th - 27th. Bidnet's solution, SourceSuite, showcased their time saving...

2014-08-19 23:06:25

SourceSuite, BidNet’s e-procurement solution, reached a significant milestone with the addition of its 1,000th local government agency in August. Albany, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 SourceSuite, BidNet’s e-procurement solution, reached a significant milestone with the addition of its 1,000th local government agency in August. SourceSuite’s regional purchasing groups for public procurement professionals throughout the country have seen rapid expansion in the last year, adding 74...

2014-06-26 23:15:01

ESM Solutions will roll out a comprehensive eProcurement solution to improve the State’s purchasing process. Warrington, PA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 ESM Solutions®, a leading provider of spend management and eProcurement solutions for the public sector, announced an agreement with the State of South Dakota for a comprehensive procure-to-pay solution. After considering options, the State of South Dakota elected to rejoin the ESM Solutions’ customer base. As per the agreement, ESM...

2014-06-02 23:02:05

US Federal Contractor Registration breaks down the top 3 reasons in 2014 why small business owners should enter the federal marketplace and qualify for government contracting. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 US Federal Contractor Registration is the world’s largest and most respected third party registration firm that has been providing government registration and federal marketing services to businesses across the globe. 1. Simplified Acquisition Threshold The Simplified...

2014-04-14 23:10:05

Local company Global Services will sponsor the 24th Annual Government Procurement Conference, taking place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on April 16th, 2014. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Local company Global Services will sponsor the 24th Annual Government Procurement Conference, taking place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on April 16th, 2014. This conference will feature members of the federal government contracting community, including...

2014-02-18 12:35:37

Event to be held Friday, February 21 at San Jose City Hall WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Spend Forum, a community dedicated to transforming the way the government manages procurement spending, is hosting a roundtable in Silicon Valley titled, "Public Sector IT Procurement Reform: Private Sector Best Practices for Better Outcomes" on Friday, February 21st from 9am -11am at San Jose City Hall. The roundtable is part of a broader IT procurement study launched by...

2014-01-21 08:28:35

The Sports Facilities Advisory notes significant increase in public-private partnerships used to fund the development of American sports facilities. CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Faced with increasing public demand coupled with budgetary constraints, youth sports facilities are being confronted with a growing amount of pressure to deliver new and improved amenities designed to cater to competitive athletes. However, insufficient resources are limiting the ability of...

2014-01-16 12:33:30

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The announcement by The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Québec, that the new bridge for the St. Lawrence will be built as a public-private partnership recognizes the critical importance of the Champlain Bridge as a $20-billion annual trade corridor and vital transportation artery for Québec and Canada. The...

2013-11-19 12:57:24

Global outreach effort by electricity giants fosters bottom-up approach to strong Public-Private Partnerships; 'Golden Rules' draw on lessons worldwide The first hybrid wind-diesel electricity park in Ecuador's famed Galápagos World Heritage Site, built by the private sector in partnership with the national and local governments, has for the past five years successfully reduced costly diesel imports to San Cristóbal Island by a third while mitigating oil spill risks in a priceless,...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'