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Articles by Deirdre Diamante

Deirdre Diamante is the founder and director of Mia Consulting Services. With 15 years of experience in government procurement and governance roles, Deirdre has intimate knowledge of public sector procurement environments, making her a sought-after advisor by commercial and public sector organisations alike. Mia helps companies of all sizes grow government sales through effective engagement, and also works closely with government to implement industry and procurement programs. Deirdre also serves as Chair of the Victorian Council of the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), Chair and co-founder of the #TechDiversity Foundation, and convenor of the #TechDiversity Awards.


Use this time to prepare your business to supply government

We are living in unprecedented, uncertain times. It is a difficult period for many small businesses, as we face economic uncertainties and the ‘drying...

What Victoria’s Social Procurement Framework means for suppliers

The Victorian Government’s Social Procurement Framework is a policy that introduces new government procurement criteria to encourage businesses to increase...

5 reasons you should consider government as a client

Many businesses have government on their radar, either as a growth option or an opportunity to build a sustainable revenue base. However, a large number...