Content for #State and Regional

The public sector is undergoing massive changes with greater fiscal spending, tax changes, constrained budgets and much more scrutiny and regulation. Public procurement and finance officials are keen to implement policies and programs to better manage public spending and automate …
A recent UK Highways/FiTZ INDEX survey has revealed that the majority of respondents (54.3%) disagreed or strongly disagreed that ‘procurement in the highways sector is fair for non-Tier One suppliers and for new entrants.’ It paints a worrying picture of the …
The Construction Leadership Council warns that lack of cohesive approach is costing the construction industry billions a year. The latest government-commissioned report says an overhaul of procurement practices could save the construction sector £15bn a year. It provides recommendations on …
One of the first — and even more than two decades later, still one of the most important — changes during the procurement reform era of the 1990s was the introduction of a “micropurchase” authority in the Federal Acquisition Streamlining …
Hurricane Maria Craig Brewin continues his series on Procurement issues arising from last year’s hurricane season, as covered at the CDB special conference. The others in the series can be found here, here, …
On Wednesday, June 6, Public Spend Forum convened a Technology Procurement Symposium to identify barriers to government’s adoption of emerging technology and to highlight companies of all sizes that are making a difference in the civic tech space.
PAHO Emergency Procurement Craig Brewin continues his series on Procurement issues arising from last year’s hurricane season, as covered at the Caribbean Development Bank special conference. Part 1 is here and Part 2 is …
Jaoa Malta – World Bank Caribbean-based procurement professional, Craig Brewin, continues his series on Procurement issues arising from last year’s hurricane season, as covered at the CDB special conference. (Part 1 is here.) How important are …
Before GovShop, it was inconvenient and downright difficult to find the best government contractors for your customer requirements and solicitations. In listening to, and engaging with, over 15,000 government contracting professionals, we came to the conclusion that …
Before GovShop, it was undeniably difficult to find the necessary government opportunities for your business. We listened to over 15,000 government contracting professionals and suppliers and came to a single conclusion: public sector market research …