October 24, 2012
During the past 25 years, I’ve had the opportunity to interact with all kinds of high-level decision makers. Based on their responses, I believe we carry the blame for the continued mis- and under-representation of procurement on executive policy making committees. (more…)
October 15, 2012
No Más Acidez (tm: Heartburn No More(tm In Spanish! No Competition!=”" width=”100″ height=”100″ />The swift move by transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin to “wholly and squarely” lay the blame for the West Coast rail tender fiasco on the Department for Transport (DfT) can be viewed with muffled admiration and scepticism.
Forthright condemnations and immediate suspensions relating to such monumental government and civil service errors are indeed very rare – especially in developing countries. (more…)