Monthly Archives: December 2014

Professional Service Contracts Part Three

The prior blog post discussed the importance of writing clear and unambiguous language when drafting a professional service contract. This week we will discuss the process of judging proposals based upon criteria other than price. When purchasing goods and services, price is by far the major determinant of what firm is awarded the contract. Professional […]

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Professional Service Contracts Part Two

This blog post is the second in a five part series regarding professional service contracts. Last week we talked about making the list of vendors expansive as possible. The more choices that are available means there will be more competition, which is known to drive down costs. This article discusses the topic known as Statement […]

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Professional Service Contracts Part One

This article is part one in a series that discusses best practices in the procurement profession. The contracts that lend themselves to the most scrutiny are Professional Service Contracts. Professional Service contracts do not have to go to the lowest responsible bidder. Procuring goods and materials is different than procuring professional services. If I am […]

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