Selected Vendor Approval Process – the Government Purchasing Odyssey Whoa is me! The government agency I’ve been spending many months with has finally issued an RFP. That 40 page PDF document chocked full of extremely important information that I need … Read More
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Join us Live – Thursday, July 26th @ 10AM Pacific, 11AM Mountain, 12PM Central, 1PM Eastern Why do government agencies use outdated tools: word processors, emails, spreadsheets, and ERPs meant to serve a general purpose to manage one of the most … Read More
“I’m a subject matter expert on HOW to buy… department staff are subject matter experts on WHAT to buy. Vendors are subject matter experts on what THEY HAVE to offer. We don’t have the right tools to help bring those … Read More
Procurement modernization is probably the most important thing your organization can do right now if you work at a mid to large sized public agency. Otherwise you’re leaving money on the table that could improve the quality of services that … Read More
What comes to mind when you hear enterprise software? Typically it’s something dinosaur-like, hard-to-use, and unattractive. It conjures up images of black-screen terminals deep in a labyrinth of cubicles, freezing frequently and getting in the way more than helping. … Read More
“Recently we’ve actually been working on a kind of a purchasing matrix… We’re just trying to streamline those rules and guidelines so they’re not reinventing the wheel every time.” Warren Lehr – City Manager at City of Owasso, OK Warren serves … Read More
“I’ve always, first and foremost, been an advocate for the level of service that we provide to our agencies” Marcheta Gillespie – Director of Procurement, City of Tucson Marcheta is the Director of Procurement for the City of Tucson. With of … Read More