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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 …
Last week we mentioned the SPP Regions success story on its CO2 emissions project, which involved the collaboration of 31 contracting authorities carrying out 40 eco-innovative tenders. The organisation has now published 40 good practice …
The Kerslake Report published last week into the events around the Manchester Arena terrorist suicide bombing last year in the north-west of England (at an Arianna Grande concert) makes very sad but fascinating reading. Bob (Lord) Kerslake, the author, …
The eafip initiative has created a series of short videos showcasing successful European innovation procurement implementations. They feature individuals, including both public procurers and suppliers, talking about how they successfully developed and put into practice innovation procurement (PCP/PPI projects). They …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Promoting the Procurement Function may be a new concept for some in the Public Procurement profession; however, all public procurement personnel have been and will continue to be involved in “promoting” the procurement function. Some may be aware of their …
Download a preview of Public Spend Forum’s inaugural Public Procurement Technology report today! Join us for the first ever Public Procurement Technology Symposium, to be held on October 18, 2017. As governments all around the world …