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Presented in partnership with NIGP Market research and intelligence was front and center in a recent webinar presented by Public Spend Forum (PSF) and NIGP, the National Institute …
Your Guide to Finding the Top Government Contractors for your Procurement Requirements Market research is an essential chore for contracting professionals looking for top government contractors who offer the best value for their customer and agency missions. Simple …
Last week, we held the kick-off meeting for the Public Spend Forum Best Practices Exchange in the UK. The Exchange has been a feature of the Public Spend Forum program in the USA for a year or more now, one …
At Public Spend Forum, we know the government marketplace is difficult for everyone to navigate. Government buyers have to jump through many hurdles and hoops to conduct market research and find the best contractors. At the same time, contractors and …
  Buying with public money is difficult; it requires many things, not least scruples, skill, integrity (if done well) – the list goes on. But one thing is certain, the outcome must be about Value and Transparency. That brings us …
A joint initiative between Scotland’s Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Councils is supporting local businesses in developing their capability to bid successfully for public procurement contracts. The Positive Procurement Programme (PPP) takes attendees through what a good tender looks like. It’s …
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 …
We’ve been writing over the past year or so about the Public Spend Forum (PSF) initiative – the public procurement workforce competency model. As part of our commitment to driving long-term, sustainable change in public procurement, we worked with the …
What’s the Number One most important thing that an organization can do succeed with procurement analytics? That question and several more were answered in a recent Public Spend Forum webinar with special guest Rob Handfied, Professor of Supply Chain …
Even into her third year as Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Jenny Doherty hasn’t stopped doing what she loves: bringing private sector best practices into government. Whether its saving money through innovative practices like reverse auctions or …