Why Your Agency’s Simplified Acquisition Threshold (SAT) Is Too Low

Do you ever think about how important your purchasing threshold is? Your agency’s simplified acquisition threshold (SAT), or the dollar amount a request must be within to not require a formal bidding process (request for proposal or RFP), can actually make or break the whole flow of your procurement efforts. [...]

Why Your Agency’s Simplified Acquisition Threshold (SAT) Is Too Low2019-02-20T14:47:31+00:00

GovQuote Winning Quote Series #1 – Anatomy of a Perfect Quote

The GovQuote Winning Quote Series focuses on the most effective strategies vendors use to submit competitive quotes, and consistently win bids outside the request for proposal (RFP) threshold. If you are new to the government market, or looking to improve your existing process, you should consider the following 7 points [...]

GovQuote Winning Quote Series #1 – Anatomy of a Perfect Quote2019-02-11T20:46:22+00:00

University of Dayton Leverages Data to Save $40,000 on Microscopes

Today’s procurement technology provides local, state, and federal government with powerful tools to access pricing data from thousands of agencies across the US. Sara Harrison, Executive Director of Procurement and Payable Services at the University of Dayton, and her team have been utilizing GovSpend for over a year to integrate [...]

University of Dayton Leverages Data to Save $40,000 on Microscopes2018-12-14T15:13:18+00:00

3 Ways to Grow Your Business During the Holidays

It’s almost time for the holidays, and government agencies are about to cut back on spending. While many vendors treat this as a slow period, there are a few ways to set your company up for future success during the holiday season. The first is to stay connected. Even if [...]

3 Ways to Grow Your Business During the Holidays2018-11-19T16:18:32+00:00

Procurement Spotlight Series – Darryl Mitchell

The Procurement Spotlight Series highlights achievements by government procurement professionals who utilize technology to provide innovative strategies and solutions for their purchasing teams. Darryl Mitchell, former Director of Strategic Sourcing for Georgia Department of Administrative Services, spent 11 years in the state’s central purchasing activity developing and implementing a data-driven [...]

Procurement Spotlight Series – Darryl Mitchell2018-10-23T15:19:06+00:00

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 Platforms2019-01-21T19:52:01+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 Intelligence2018-09-18T20:29:06+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 Communication2018-09-17T18:23:47+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 Solutions2018-07-12T14:08:59+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 IT2018-06-21T20:17:50+00:00
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