Content for #Government Resources

UK think tank, The Institute for Government (IfG) aims is to help make government work and perform more effectively. It carries out research and analysis, delivers commentary and holds public events to explore the key challenges facing government in a …
Episode 13 of the Public Procurement Leaders Podcast Have you ever seen the popular YouTube video, The Backwards Brain Bicycle? It’s a great demonstration of how our minds work. In the video, a …
State and local governments use cooperative purchasing agreements to speed up procurement, leverage the buying power of government as a whole, accomplish more with fewer resources, and find the best suppliers. However, researching and finding the right coops can be …
The Sustainable Procurement Platform, managed by ICLEI – local governments for sustainability, has updated its Resource Centre.  It has more than 850 online resources on public procurement, including reports, tools, guidance, and case studies and projects. It is organised by …
When was the last time you read an inspiring response to a Federal Request for Proposal (RFP)? How about merely informative? Tolerable? Yeah me neither. Even the ones I write are pretty horrid. And yet we’ve created a federal acquisitions …
Market Research Made Easy With Public Spend Forum As public sector organizations continue to modernize technology and bring citizen services online, cyber hackers and bad actors are designing new techniques to …
The European Commission is organising a conference to discuss the digital transformation of public procurement, which it says will “bring huge changes to the sector, but it also offers increased competitiveness of our economies. It will improve the efficiency of …
According to most public procurement leaders, procurement market research and expertise requires significant improvement across teams. During a recent Public Spend Forum Leaders Exchange Meeting, Raj Sharma, Chairman and CEO of PSF, kicked off the discussion by highlighting …
We missed this over the holiday period: The British Library website, under social welfare, houses a paper by Newcastle Council for Voluntary Service on the potential and unintentional effects of public sector contracting and procurement. It takes a number of …
These GovTech Companies are Making a Difference with Their Solutions   At Public Spend Forum, we are passionate about the power of civic technology to improve government programs and the lives of the citizens they serve. We were …