Purchasing and Procurement


Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The 2017 Education Marketplace

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Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Education Marketplace

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Sustainable Products

Case Histories (Real-World Solutions)

Sustainable Products for Less

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Cost Containment

Strategies for Cost Containment

Purchasing experts teach us the difference between cost containment, purchasing, procurement and strategic sourcing — and offer strategies for containing costs.

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procurement challenges

Solving Procurement Challenges

Here are six common procurement challenges and how purchasing professionals are solving them.

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Debriefing Unsuccessful Bidders

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Hot Tips: Purchasing

Six Steps to Procurement Optimization

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Life Cycle Costs

Education Interiors

Figuring Life Cycle Costs

Buying furniture and equipment for K-12 school districts requires an analyst's mind.

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Business Practices

Safer Schools

Lowering district costs with ESA partnerships.

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Ten Types of Procurement Software

What type of procurement software can help you?

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Strategic Purchasing for Universities

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Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Education Marketplace

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Purchasing Practices

Today's Purchasing Practices

Here's a broad look at today's school purchasing practices from four veterans representing different-sized, and both rural and urban, districts.

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Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Education Marketplace

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Winter Maintenance

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

Winter Wonderland

Budgeting for cold weather care and maintenance that involves planning ahead for key seasonal product and service purchases can lead to steep discounts and reduced operating costs.

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Fresno School District

Impact on Learning

Fresno School District

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K-12 Market Research Finds Strong Ed-Tech Budgets and Optimistic Outlook for 2015

According to press releases issued Jan. 14, findings of the recently published MDR State of the K-12 Market 2014 report, schools are more optimistic about their ed-tech budgets than they have been for the past few years. Nearly 90 percent of districts expect their 2014-2015 technology budgets in hardware, software, teacher training and technical support to stay the same or increase.

Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

The Consumerization of IT

Implications of the increasing consumerization of technology in higher education.

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Group Purchasing Organizations: Healthcare

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Sustainable Purchasing for Schools

Sustainable Purchasing for Schools

This recently released guide provides a host of tools and resources for administrators, teachers and parents concerned with making healthy purchasing decisions that are good for students and the school environment.

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Five Types of Procurement Expertise

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Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Education Marketplace

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Some Common Procurement Terms

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Buying Green: Everyone's Doing It

Across the country, colleges and universities are spending their green on green.

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Higher-Ed Procurement

Higher-Ed Procurement

Mentoring: An Effective Component of Talent Development

Talent development is essential in today's purchasing environment.

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Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The Education Marketplace

Deborah P. Moore explains how to make the best use of this comprehensive guide of products and suppliers for the education market.

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