All Levels of Government

Improving Technology Procurement and Innovation in the Government Marketplace

16 Jul 2018
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. Held in Los Angeles, the Symposium featured...

Public Spend Forum’s Public Procurement Weekly Roundup

7 Dec 2018
USAF’s new initiative aims to speed acquisition for tech products and services, DHS releases list research areas it plans to pursue in partnership with innovative small businesses, and GSA plans to rollout schedules reform through 2020. All this and more in Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup...

What Do You Want!? Thoughts on Evaluation Criteria

4 Dec 2018
When was the last time you read an inspiring response to a Federal Request for Proposal (RFP)? How about merely informative? Tolerable? Yeah me neither. Even the ones I write are pretty horrid. And yet we’ve created a federal acquisitions and sales process that in large part revolves around...

Global Public Procurement Conference Part 3 – The Human Touch

8 Nov 2018
Craig Brewin continues his three-part report from the Global Public Procurement Conference. Part 1 is here and Part 2 here. This is the final part of my coverage of the Global Public Procurement Conference held in Washington DC in September. As the conference progresed we heard less from the more...

Marine Industry e-Procurement Survey and Report

8 Nov 2018
ShipServ, procurement platform for the maritime industry, have an interesting report out called “e-Procurement in maritime: a roadmap to 2021 and beyond.” It is aimed at C-level executives, senior managers and procurement managers in the maritime industry. It lays out the state of...

Driving Sustainability in European Public Procurement – Event Coming Soon!

5 Nov 2018
We are proud to be supporting a conference later this month in Brussels – an event we thought you would be interested to hear about. Driving Sustainability in European Public Procurement is taking place in Brussels on November 27th and it’s free to attend for public procurement leaders,...