Recap & Recording: How to Buy Procurement Technology – Getting Started

21 Nov 2017
Buying procurement technology, like any technology, can be a complex endeavor. It requires an understanding of which facets of procurement you’re trying to improve, which technologies in the market are best suited to your specific problems, and how best to engage vendors and structure...

Recorded Webinar: How to Buy Drones

8 Nov 2017
If you are curious about how drones are used in the public sector and want to learn how to buy them, then this pre-recorded webinar will get you on the right track. Drones are doing amazing work in the public sector, from creating 3D models of large mountains to helping in disaster recovery and...

Webinar Recording: Modernizing IT Through Agile Share-in-Savings Contracts

30 Oct 2017
To watch the full video, scroll down!Governments at all levels are grappling with the need to invest in new technologies and modernize their legacy systems. But lack of resources and capital investment dollars can often prevent that from happening. Vendors are ready to take risks and put more...

What Are the Differences Between Public and Private Sector Procurement?

27 Jul 2017
We wrote this article in 2013 on the differences between public and private sector procurement, and it still comes top of the list on our “popular posts” ranking. It is a collection of comments from a survey we ran, so it seems about time we gave more of our own views on the topic, and also...

Cloud Computing Protest Offers Lessons for Buyers & Suppliers

22 Jun 2017
A recent protest decision from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) provides several important lessons for procurement professionals who are buying cloud-enabled services as well as vendors hoping to sell them. Let’s dive in!Red River Computing Company protested the Department of...

Strategic Market Intelligence

24 Oct 2016
Strategic market analysis is a much-needed tool in the public sector shed, and yet it’s often overlooked for more short-term, transactional capabilities. This introduction to strategic market analysis helps define why market intelligence is important, what role it plays in...