5 Procurement Methods Being Disrupted by Data-Driven Online Platforms

The landscape of government procurement is changing rapidly, pushing both the public and private sectors to adapt quickly or be left behind. The influence of big data and analytical technologies is greatly impacting how local, state, and even federal agencies buy, while also changing the way vendors sell to the [...]

5 Procurement Methods Being Disrupted by Data-Driven Online Platforms 2018-10-19T14:39:41+00:00

CSU Bakersfield Saves $17,500 Using Advanced Purchasing Intelligence

State universities and colleges (880+ in the U.S.) spent over $47 billion last year on nearly 15 million items supplied by 550,000 vendors (Source: GovSpend). Unfortunately, most of these schools are paying thousands of dollars more than they should be -- why? Not long ago, there were few options when [...]

CSU Bakersfield Saves $17,500 Using Advanced Purchasing Intelligence 2018-09-18T20:29:06+00:00

How Schools Are Simplifying Procurement Communication

Miami, FL - Procurement departments in public schools, colleges and universities rely on solid communication with vendors to ensure that request specifications are met, the best price is obtained, and that each step of the process is transparent and accountable. But what happens when that communication is fragmented? As the [...]

How Schools Are Simplifying Procurement Communication 2018-09-17T18:23:47+00:00

5 Reasons Why Counties Are Rapidly Adopting Smart Tech Solutions

There are over 3000 counties in the U.S., spending $750 billion, through 155 million purchase orders, doing business with 4 million vendors (Source: GovSpend). Imagine the possibilities if they all worked together. Counties face a wide variety of procurement challenges that have emerged from fragmented processes, including but not limited [...]

5 Reasons Why Counties Are Rapidly Adopting Smart Tech Solutions 2018-07-12T14:08:59+00:00

Routt County Wins GovSpend Procurement Award, Saves $6,500 On IT

Routt County, CO -- Each quarter, the GovSpend Procurement Award recognizes government agencies who go above and beyond to save time and money, while improving procurement as a whole, through the utilization of smart public purchasing solutions. The last award went to Monroe County, PA for saving $50,000. This time, [...]

Routt County Wins GovSpend Procurement Award, Saves $6,500 On IT 2018-06-21T20:17:50+00:00

Florida Agency Boosts RFQ Process With Free Online Quoting Solution

Palm Coast, FL -- The City of Palm Coast procurement department needed a better way to get quotes under their RFP (request for proposal) threshold. City of Palm Coast purchasing coordinators Kelly Downey and Jesse Scott are spearheading the integration of forward-thinking, data-driven solutions for their agency's purchasing process. Simply [...]

Florida Agency Boosts RFQ Process With Free Online Quoting Solution 2018-07-27T17:08:28+00:00

Why RFPs Can’t Keep Up With IT Procurement

Technology is changing rapidly, so what can public procurement departments do to make sure their organizations aren't stuck with outdated equipment? Government agencies in the state, local, and education (SLED) market typically use the request for proposal (RFP) process when buying new computers, tablets, and other technology because the cost [...]

Why RFPs Can’t Keep Up With IT Procurement 2018-05-18T18:23:06+00:00

Use Smart Tech to Build Strong, Lasting Relationships

When is the last time you made a purchase online before checking Google or Amazon for reviews first? These days, it is easier than ever to do research beforehand and be a smart buyer.  This is especially important for government purchasing departments, because it may take months for a purchase [...]

Use Smart Tech to Build Strong, Lasting Relationships 2018-10-16T18:48:29+00:00

Why Competition Matters

Competition is key in public procurement because it leads to better prices for the buyer and in turn more value for taxpayer money. Competitive bidding for government business is more fair because it helps avoid favoritism. Competition makes government spending and the economy as a whole more transparent. How does [...]

Why Competition Matters 2018-04-25T21:15:49+00:00

A Simple, Yet Effective Strategy to Grow Your Business

Selling to a whole new market can be difficult without the right connections. A great strategy to start building these crucial business relationships with government agencies is by starting small and working your way up. Begin with your personal network. Ask friends or colleagues if they have any government connections [...]

A Simple, Yet Effective Strategy to Grow Your Business 2018-05-18T18:26:16+00:00
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