WATCH: As Michael Cockrill leaves public service, he reflected with Route Fifty on rebranding ‘public service’ and how purchasing IT is fundamentally changing.
Through the efforts of their national associations, state CIOs and procurement officers are learning how to read from the same sheet music.
Businesses that sell to government are bullish—buoyed by an uptick in voter-approved infrastructure spending, as well as an increase in bids and RFPs.
In a guest article, the executive director of the National Association of State Procurement Officials shares how one state’s contracting improvements brought significant savings that materialized in multiple ways.
Fundamental growth of centralized procurement leads the way.
The state comptroller’s new spending and transparency platform, CTHRU, provides transaction-level detail into a $60 billion annual budget, as part of a subscription ensuring that insight will only get better with time.
As Texas found, agencies can be cautious of new purchasing rules.
Workplace entry is easier when core software can quickly be pushed to anyone’s device securely.
Procurement reforms, innovation teams and testing policies are a few recommendations from experts at NASCIO’s midyear conference in Baltimore.
What can states do to modernize the way they buy goods and services? Here are the recommendations and best practices from the National Association of State Procurement Officials.
Interagency barriers remain a major problem.
‘The promise of technology and data transparency … is very exciting and will bring about change.’ But there’s a lot of work to do.
On the 25th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act’s signing, a new policy brief argues governments should be doing more for civil rights when it comes to procurement.
"Defending our essential infrastructure and government services, our intellectual property and our citizens’ safety are of paramount importance."
An alternative approach used in Georgia “gives us multiple bites at the apple,” according to the state’s CTO.
“We still have a long way to go . . . for government to be the digital business we need it to be,” Massachusetts Chief Information Officer Bill Oates said at a NASCIO conference session.
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