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What you need to know about Canada's $1.6 billion IDEaS program for defence challenges

By OMX | April 12, 2018

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The Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program, announced in June 2017 in Canada’s defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged, has officially launched this week.

Here's everything you need to know about this $1.6 billion program - and how you can submit a proposal and win funding.

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Everything happening in procurement for April 2018

By OMX | April 3, 2018

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Here's our monthly update of everything that's happening in the world of procurement for the month of April - including a sneak peek at the new OMX blog, 70+ exclusive RFIs, and the latest programs from the government that may require ITBs.

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for sellers, opportunities, webinars

By Hayley Clift | April 3, 2018

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OMX has partnered with the world's fourth largest shipbuilder to host an exclusive webinar - all about how you can win their new business. And as a bonus? There'll be more than 70 exclusive requests for information (RFIs)!

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Strategic Sourcing

By Katherine Jacome | December 14, 2016

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Strategic sourcing is a collaborative and holistic approach to supply chain management that uses fact-based analysis to acquire the organization’s current and future needs at the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) and risk.

This concept causes the purchaser to focus on the needs of the entire organization, rather than just the current needs of one area. For instance, focusing on fully understanding your own value proposition as well as the end customer’s needs and procurement processes, market conditions, and supplier capabilities to achieve the company’s overall, broader goals.

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for sellers, guides

By Katherine Jacome | October 13, 2016

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When talking to OMX users, we found that suppliers are often confused about market segments and how they work in procurement programs.

Specifically, small companies that aren't familiar with defense, aerospace or shipbuilding, don't know how to leverage market segments to win business from large companies with offset obligations. So here's how to do that.

 

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Did you know?  Canadian policy states that 100% of defence investments must go back to  Canadian businesses.  That's $3,735,199,162 of unclaimed opportunities.  Learn more >>