There is a great need for effective procurement as a means to improve levels of education, infrastructure, public safety, and more. Yet expectations for public sector procurement continue to rise as budgets shrink and the “do more with less” mantra prevails. For leaders seeking a way to excel despite challenges, the key is to adopt best practices already being leveraged in the private sector while avoiding approaches that cannot address unique public sector requirements. For example, procurement leaders must bring people and systems together to foster a culture of collaboration and technology can play a supporting role, empowering teams to collaborate at scale with improved transparency and accountability.
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