NIGP and GovPro Magazine Partnership Update

Government Procurement Magazine

October-November Issue

With articles such as:

  • On Anxiety and Depression by Stephen Gordon, Ph.D, FNIGP, CPPO
  • Heroic: Massachusetts' Procurement Response to the Pandemic Crisis by David Yarkin
  • COVID-19 and Energy: The Critical Need for Expert Advice by Bob Wooten
  • Procurement's Value: A Call to Action by Alex Denis, EdD, CPPO
  • What Does it Mean to be Green?  by Jean Clark, FNIGP, CPPO, C.P.M., CPM
  • What Tune will You Play? by Pamela Cotham and Lisa Frank
  • NIGP-CPP Certification, Your Pathway to Success
  • The Issues of POs by Darin Matthews, CPPO, FNIGP, C.P.M., CPSM

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August-September Issue

With articles such as:

  • Comprehensive Collaboration by Stephen Gordon, Ph.D, FNIGP, CPPO
  • Energy Sourcing and Supply Management in the Ague of COVID-19 by Bob Wooten
  • If There were Ever a Time for Procurement to be more Strategic, It's Now by Jean Clark, FNIGP, CPPO, C.P.M., CPM
  • Resilience Matters: Pandemic and Procurement by Lisa Frank
  • Procurement's Contributions to America's Biggest Challenges by David Yarkin
  • Consolidation & Leverage: How to Maximize your Agency's Spend by Tammy Rimes, MPA
  • The Ins and Outs by Darin Matthews, CPPO, FNIGP, C.P.M., CPSM

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June-July Issue

With articles such as:

  • Deeper Collaboration by Stephen Gordon, Ph.D, FNIGP, CPPO
  • How Yelp and Angie's List Revolutionized Supplier Performance Evaluation in Government - by David Yarkin
  • Top 10 Energy Buying Mistakes You Didn't Realize You Were Making by Bob Wooten
  • Conferences: Rethinking the Status Quo by Lisa Frank
  • How Public Procurement be Better Prepared for the Next Unpredictable Crisis by Jean Clark, FNIGP, CPPO, C.P.M., CPM
  • NIGP Forum 2020 - Coming to You Virtually
  • I Robot? by Darin Matthews, CPPO, FNIGP, C.P.M., CPSM

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April-May Issue

With articles such as:

  • What Lessons Can We Learn from the Disrupted Supply of Medical Equipment an Supplies? by Stephen Gordon, Ph.D, FNIGP, CPPO
  • How to Engage Small Business Sellers - Bill Wolpin
  • Top 10 Energy Buying mistakes you didn't realize you were making by Bob Wooten
  • Connection Matters: Technology, Communication and Connection by Lisa Frank
  • Fiscal Management can be Taxing without the Right Procurement Taxonomy in Place by Jean Clark, FNIGP, CPPO, C.P.M., CPM
  • P-Cards: Small Changes can create Significant Process Improvements by Colin Millar
  • Purchasing in a Pandemic: Life on the Front Lines in Rockland County, N.Y. by Derek Prall
  • Purchasing in a Pandemic: Navigating COVID-19 using Cooperative Procurement by Tammy Rimes
  • Procurement in Place by Darin Matthews, CPPO, FNIGP, C.P.M., CPSM

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February-March Issue

With articles such as:

  • Moral Injury by Stephen Gordon, Ph.D, FNIGP, CPPO
  • How to Engage Small Business Sellers - Bill Wolpin and Anne Rung
  • Top 10 Energy Buying mistakes you didn't realize you were making by Bob Wooten
  • Transparency Leads to Accountability and Efficiency by Dan Symon
  • Personality Matters: The Disc Method by Lisa Frank
  • Government Technology is Changing - So must the way we buy it by Jean Clark, FNIGP, CPPO, C.P.M., CPM
  • Building Better Bridges: How IT departments can better serve procurement agencies through collaboration by Tammy Rimes
  • Crossing your T's by Darin Matthews, CPPO, FNIGP, C.P.M., CPSM

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October-November Issue

With articles such as:

  • Focusing on Ourselves in the Right Way by Stephen Gordon, Ph.D, FNIGP, CPPO
  • Top 10 Energy Buying Mistakes You Didn't Realize You Were Making (& How to Avoid Them), No. 7:  Using One Firm for "All Things Energy" by Bob Wooten
  • Forum Matters: Procurement Judgement by Lisa J. Premo, MPM
  • Form a Partnership or Just Follow the Leader? Public Procurement's Digital Age Strategic Conundrum by Jean Clark, FNIGP, CPPO, C.P.M., CPM
  • Procurement Data: The Key to Unlocking Strategic Sourcing by Lindsay Kroes
  • Pension Tension: When altering pension plans to relieve financial pressure, cities must balance realistic funding with satisfying employees by Jason Axelrod
  • Who's the Boss? by Darin Matthews, CPPO,FNIGP,C.P.M.,CPSM

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August-Spetember Issue

With articles such as:

  • Profession/Professional by Stephen Gordon, Ph.D, FNIGP, CPPO
  • Top 10 Energy Buying Mistakes You Didn't Realize You Were Making (& How to Avoid Them), No. 5:  Using a decentralized approach by Bob Wooten
  • Are Leaders Made or Do they Emerge? by Lisa J. Premo, MPM
  • This New Technology is Empowering GPOS to Better Serve Public Procurement Customers - and It Can Help Your Agency too by Jean Clark, FNIGP, CPPO, C.P.M., CPM
  • New Approaches to Cooperative Contracting by Tammy Rimes
  • Passing Me Up by Darin Matthews, CPPO,FNIGP,C.P.M.,CPSM

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June-July Issue

With articles such as:

  • Curbing Undue Influence on Public Procurement by Stephen Gordon, Ph.D, FNIGP, CPPO
  • Professional Refreshments by Barbara R. Johnson, CPPO, CPPB, MPA
  • Top 10 Energy Buying Mistakes You Didn't Realize You Were Making (& How to Avoid Them), No. 5: Using Energy Aggregations by Bob Wooten
  • Eleven Words to Use to Build a More Professional Vocabulary by Lisa J. Premo, MPM
  • In the Market for Medical Supplies? Why it May Be Best to Buy Through a Co-op by Jean Clark, FNIGP, CPPO, C.P.M., CPM
  • NIGP Introduces Pathways
  • NIGP Forum 2019

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April-May Issue

With articles such as:

  • An Arts Quandry by Stephen Gordon, Ph.D, FNIGP, CPPO
  • Building Competencies vs. Gaining Knowledge by Fareshta Khelifi Touhami
  • Is This the Key to Successfully Procuring Emerging Technologies? by Jean Clark
  • Top 10 Energy Buying Mistakes You Didn't Realize You Were Making (& How to Avoid Them) by Bob Wooten
  • What's on Your Agenda? by Lisa J. Premo, MPM
  • The Ins & Outs of Financing Infrastructure by Fred Springer
  • Remembering LaWann Terry by Darin Matthews

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February-March Issue

With articles such as:

  • Leveraging Procurement to Close the Budget Gap by Stephen Gordon, Ph.D, FNIGP, CPPO
  • Changing People's Minds about Change by Jean Clark
  • Top 10 Energy Buying Mistakes You Didn't Realize You Were Making (&How to Avoid Them) by Bob Wooten
  • Language Matters: Ethics by Lisa J. Premo, MPM
  • Renewable Natural Gas Drives Revenue by Kenneth Duke
  • Intersecting Timelines by Derek Prall
  • NIGP Milestone Anniversaries
  • Learning from Others by Roger Ball
  • Meauring Up by Darin Matthews

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December 2018 - January 2019 Issue

With articles such as:

  • Politics in Procurement by Stephen Gordon, Ph.D, FNIGP, CPPO
  • How Much Do You Really Know About Your Suppliers? by Jean Clark
  • Top 10 Energy Buying Mistakes You Didn't Realize You Were Making (& How to Avoid Them) by Bob Wooten
  • Language Matters: Definitions Matter: Public-Private Partnerships (P3S) for Facilities & Infrastructure by Lisa J. Premo, MPM
  • Public Procurement Compensation & Retention: The results of the NIGP Benchmark Survey
  • Learning from Others - Darin Matthews

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October-November Issue

With articles such as:

  • Emotional Intelligence and Leadership by Stephen Gordon, Ph.D, FNIGP, CPPO
  • How Much Can Public Procurement Learn from Machine Learning and other Modern Tech Tools? A Lot by Jean Clark
  • The Energy Buying Mistakes You Didn't Realize You Were Making (& How to Avoid Them) by Bob Wooten
  • Language Matters: The Place of Public Procurement by Lisa J. Premo, MPM
  • The Beat Goes On and On and On...
  • Learning Created for Today's Workforce by Todd Slater, PhD
  • Transit Authority Leverages Procurement Technology by Masih Bahadori and Darin Matthews, FNIGP, CPPO, CPSM

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August-September Issue

With articles such as:

  • Contractual Results and Risks by Stephen Gordon, Ph.D, FNIGP, CPPO
  • Finding An Ally: These Are The Relationships That Procurement Professionals Should Prioritize by Jean Clark
  • Five Keys to Negotiating Energy Supply Agreements - Part Five: Material Changes by Bob Wooten
  • Language Matters: The Importance of Listening by Lisa J. Premo, MPM
  • Reader Response: Thoughts on "Responsive and Responsible" by William Curry
  • Cooperative Procurement's Evolution by Tammy Rimes
  • My Cost Runneth Over by Darin Matthews, FNIGP, CPPO, CPSM

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June-July Issue

With articles such as:

  • Assuring the Quality of the Public Procurement Workforce by Stephen Gordon, Ph.D, FNIGP, CPPO
  • Should we be worried about Procurement's ties? by Jean Clark
  • Five Keys to Negotiating Energy Supply Agreements by Bob Wooten
  • Language Matters: Distinguishing between Responsive and Responsible by Lisa J. Premo, MPM
  • Telling a Story by David E. Nash
  • Just like a Country Love Song by Tammy Rimes
  • Fair and Transparent Scoring: Wither the Coin Toss by Eddy Jin
  • Woman in Procument by Marcheta Gillespie

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April-May

With articles such as:

  • Procurement Ethics at Ground Level by Stephen Gordon
  • State CIOs Want to Maintain the Cost and Quality of Services: How Procurement Can Help by Jean Clark
  • The Procurement Professional's Guide to Negotiating Energy Supply Agreements by Bob Wooten
  • Language Matters: Scope versus Statement by Lisa J. Premo, MPM
  • The Textbook Purchasing Gauntlet by Laura Harrington
  • Blockchain: A Path to Unblocking Government Procurement Processes? by Joe Kim
  • Earning a Seat at the Table by Derek Prall
  • You be the Judge by Darin Matthews

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February-March Issue

With articles such as:

  • Dropping the Baton is Not a Good Thing by Stephen Gordon
  • Which Priorities Should Drive Your Agency's Procurement Actions This Year? by Jean Clark
  • Five Keys to Negotiating Energy Supply Agreements by Bob Wooten
  • Language Matters by Lisa J. Premo, MPM and John O. Alder, CPPO
  • Oklahoma Central Purchasing Division's Virtual Brown Bags by Richard Pennington
  • Digital Dollar$ by Derek Prall
  • Heart & Soul by Darin Matthews

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December 2017-January 2018

With articles such as:

  • Boosting Sustainable Procurement Results by Stephen Gordon
  • Proof that following this Procurement Code is the Key to Better Outcomes? by Jean Clark
  • The Procurement Professional's Guide to Negotiating Energy Supply Agreements by Bob Wooten
  • Kaizen and the Sound Transit IT Investment Playbook by Richard Pennington
  • The Three Things You Must Do to be a Procurement Superstar by Kevin Ebi
  • Making the Most of a Solicitation by Theresa M. Chappell
  • Scandal by Derek Prall
  • It all adds up by Darin Matthews

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