“That’s the greatest operational challenge in a city: it’s when you’ve got all these steps you’ve got to go through, you just can’t do it overnight.” Chris is the Chief Information Officer at the City of Pocatello, Idaho. He previously … Read More
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“We do IT every day so we’re good with IT. We don’t do RFPs every day so that’s a challenge for us, making sure we stay within the confines of what’s the right and proper way to do this.” Paul … Read More
“I’m always looking for ways to streamline our processes and improve our processes by automation. Just making things simpler and more user friendly” Debbie Wellnitz – Purchasing Manager, City of Concord CA Debbie has over 15 years of experience in … Read More
“We are entering an era of creative destruction on steroids.”
We live in exciting times. Public sector procurement teams will look completely different in 3 years than they do today. There are deep forces pulling them in new and exciting directions that will ultimately empower procurement professionals to focus less … Read More
The US Federal Government spent $81.4 Billion on IT procurement in 2014, including things like software, consultants, and hardware. While this is a massive amount of spend, it is probable that this number will go down in the future. These … Read More
Over the past 20 years, technology has radically changed the way private enterprises operate — how they interact with customers, make decisions, and manage information. Local governments have not been able to harness the power of modern technologies, innovation, and startups in … Read More