5 Ways to Engage with Government While Social Distancing

Oct 19, 2020
What are some of the easiest and most effective ways to stay engaged with the government during the COVID-19 pandemic? In these unprecedented times, it may be difficult or unclear about how to keep up with government engagement goals.  In line with Public Spend Forum’s core belief that the...

The Necessity of Subcontractors and Agents in Procurement

Oct 19, 2020
In today’s world, it has become practically impossible to talk about procurement without raking in agents and subcontractors. In fact, it almost goes without saying that domestic subcontractors and procurement agencies are a vital element when it comes to obtaining goods and services. But how...

Leveraging GovShop In Response to COVID-19: Update on Our Efforts

Oct 19, 2020
In times of crisis — every minute counts.  And when the COVID-19 pandemic took America by storm in March 2020, Public Spend Forum got to work. We did this through GovShop, our innovative supplier intelligence platform — where we mobilized the global community to enrich the R&D ecosystem for...

Army Testing Augmented Reality Goggles for Working Dogs

Oct 12, 2020
Military canines will be receiving a new tool to assist their missions. Not a new bone — but rather a pair of augmented reality (AR) goggles specially designed for dogs.   Throughout many military operations, these military canines are trained and instructed to perform a number of crucial...

Retail Store Dedicated to Pandemic Necessities

Oct 12, 2020
As 2020 continues, we are understanding that there is a first for everything! This holds true for the United States’ first retail chain that sells products to help combat the coronavirus. “Covid-19 Essentials” stores have received a popular demand from Americans willing to put money where...

New Test Detects Coronavirus in Just 5 Minutes Using Innovative CRISPR Tech

Oct 9, 2020
The newest innovation researches are working on is a novel CRISPR tests which detects the coronavirus in up to five minutes. As mentioned in the Science Magazine article, outrageously expensive lab equipment is not needed for this diagnostic, making it readily available for use in doctor’s...

Tech Showcase: Kraus Hamdani Breaking Records and Disrupting UAS Landscape

Oct 5, 2020
Kraus Hamdani Aerospace develops autonomous persistent fixed-wing Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) and the Brooklyn-based startup is disrupting the industry. They have built the world’s first fully electric, zero-emissions persistent UAS with the longest airborne endurance in its category in the...

Researchers Running Pilot Say Working Dogs Can Identify COVID-19 in Seconds

Sep 29, 2020
Despite contributing to public procedure for over a decade, some regions of the public sector still do not have reliable access to trained working dogs. These working dogs have many useful and essential applications, ranging from assisting in the diagnosis of cancer to the locating of buried...

Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker: Updates from The New York Times

Sep 28, 2020
GovShop is continuing to directly support the COVID-19 response with free, up-to-date data on suppliers and inventory. We are working closely with government organizations to address critical shortages for testing kits, ventilators, respirators, personal protective equipment (PPE), and more....

3 Major Trends In Procurement Technology

Sep 22, 2020
Since we are living in a fast-growing world, we have to keep up with the latest trends in our daily and working routines. By coming across the major changes and news we unavoidably educate ourselves. Thus, we are here today to get a grasp on cash flow, money volatility, spend management, and...

Barriers to Entry Survey in Progress But What Have Suppliers Said So Far?

Sep 22, 2020
While the government market is enormous by any standard, over $10 trillion globally to be precise, it is an extremely complex environment for suppliers to navigate. The reality today is that many barriers still challenge companies seeking to do business with governments around the world, ranging...

Procurement Excellence Awards – CIPS honours more public sector bodies

Sep 18, 2020
CIPS – as many will know – is the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, a global professional body working for purchasing and supply professions. It represents a global community of over 200,000 professionally recognised and qualified members, with other leading business people,...