16Mar 16
States Are Catching On… S-L-O-W-L-Y

States are catching on… S-L-O-W-L-Y

“Slowly but surely, public-sector procurement is changing. Starting in the 1990s, states began taking a smarter approach to the way they buy things. In the past decade, advances in technology and data -- along with growing economic pressures -- have…

09Mar 16
Procurement: Link The Chain For Maximum Value

Procurement: Link the Chain for Maximum Value

Informed buying and sourcing decisions come from the availability of standardized, automated and linked spend analysis and sourcing solution in the hands of today’s procurement organizations. “CPOs and procurement teams facing budgetary restraints should prioritize investing in automated spend analytics…

03Mar 16
One Of Government Technology’s Fastest Moving Trends

One of Government Technology’s Fastest Moving Trends

Today’s government technology space is seeing a huge movement to adopt new and better approaches to procurement. For more than a decade, government agencies have talked about the need for a government procurement transformation in order to achieve more efficiency,…

24Feb 16
Procurement Provides Strategy Beyond The Department

Procurement provides strategy beyond the department

Certainly procuring goods and services is the primary task of procurement departments. But, today’s procurement responsibilities extend far beyond simply acquiring products and services. In Supply Chain Quarterly, Susan Avery discusses how procurement departments have become more strategic within their…