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September 16, 2021
4 Expert Tips for Public Procurement Officials Building a DE&I Culture

Public procurement offices are working to develop and achieve Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) goals. But the pursuit of equity is about more than changing a few business practices: It requires a shift to a DE&I culture. Read this blog post for advice about making that shift happen.

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September 9, 2021
What the Data Says: Copper Wire and EMT Conduit

Our data experts have been tracking and monitoring construction material costs for decades and track price fluctuations impacted by response to public policy, concerns about infrastructure or the effects of the pandemic and natural disasters. We examine the long-term cost trends of the industry’s most vital materials. In this edition of What the Data Says, we’re taking a look at the extraordinary rise in the cost of copper wire and EMT conduit.

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September 9, 2021
6 Interesting Insights About the Impact of COVID-19 on Facilities

In partnership with Facility Executive, we recently surveyed hundreds of facilities leaders to find out how their needs and priorities have changed over the past 18 months. See how the pandemic has impacted the funding and completion of construction projects.

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September 7, 2021
Job Order Contracting Best Practices: 4 Tips for Reviewing a JOC Price Proposal

An important step in the Job Order Contracting (JOC) process is the price proposal review, where project owners agree to the work a contractor will do. In this post, Gordian Account Managers reveal four tips for reviewing a JOC price proposal successfully.

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September 3, 2021
Public Construction Procurement: 5 Smart Tips for Meeting DE&I Goals

As governments feel pressure to build equitable communities, meeting and exceeding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) goals are becoming an area of focus for public procurement officials. Read this blog post for tips for meeting DE&I goals via construction contracting.

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