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ICLEI has a couple of opportunities to help buyers engage with suppliers and other public authorities across Europe to discover and shape new innovative solutions for their procurement needs. It helps link up procurement plans and requirements with funded projects …
Enterprise spend management company Ivalua announced this week it is launching a suite of spend management solutions designed for the public sector, even as criticism over its contract with NYC for a procurement tech overhaul continues (see our take above …
Conducting market research can be a long and difficult process in certain cases, especially for complex items and services or items that you may have never purchased. Many government contracting professionals don’t know where to begin, or how …
At Public Spend Forum, we think market research, expertise, and analysis is a critical capability for public sector contracting professionals. And we aren’t alone. In a study on workforce competencies commissioned by The …
Given the pace of technological and social change, we are in the midst of a transformation in the way we interact with computing machines. Augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies are enabling engagement with data in three dimensions and changing the way that …
The Valencian Innovation Agency (Agència Valenciana de la Innovació) has produced a guide to promote public procurement of innovation (PPI) among local authorities from the Valencia region, writes the PPI website’s Procurement Forum. “The practical guide of the process of …
These seven competency areas will take your procurement organization to the next level Government procurement requires a good deal of knowledge. From government specific requirements to understanding the purchasing process, there are a lot of …
Some tips for how to use time in a person year for contracts Not all government contracting work is able to be initially measured by the number of products a company will supply — for those offering services …
How Agile project management practices can save the government contracting industry by allowing agencies to stay ahead of their problems We can feel it every time we respond to a 200 page RFP or insist contracts can accommodate …
We are in the midst of a transformation in the way we interact with computing machines. Augmented and virtual reality technologies are starting to enable heads-up engagement with data in three dimensions, with government agencies in many ways leading this …