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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 …
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.
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 …
The UK Government’s central buying organisation, Crown Commercial Services (CCS), has launched a new suite of travel and venue solutions for the public sector. Public Sector Travel and Venue Solutions (PSTVS) will enable the booking of rail and air travel, …
UK Government Talks About How It Is Now Managing Its Strategic Supplier Relationships In a recent PSF webinar, Creating Public Sector Value Through Supplier Relationship Management, the UK Cabinet Office and supplier relationship management experts State of Flux have …
The revolution in talent acquisition has led to new companies harnessing technology to find qualified talent within the govcon marketplace. One example, GovFlex, is getting ready to roll out v2.0 this month. The company was founded in 2014 …
The European Commission has published updated guidance on Public Procurement for practitioners around avoiding the most common errors in projects funded under the European Structural and Investment Funds. This is for guidance only and is intended to encourage good practice.
As a continuing part of our webinar series focused on helping chief procurement officers and acquisition executives understand the key skills and gaps of the procurement workforce, Public Spend Forum, in collaboration with NIGP, presented a second webinar covering the …
Last year, we introduced here on Public Spend Forum the Open Opps (as in “opportunities”) platform that is monitoring public sector contract opportunities in the UK and more widely. A recent initiative has seen the site now offering …