Modular procurement methods can help state procurement officials achieve simplicity in the most complicated procurements, breaking down projects into manageable stages and helping to ensure that the end-product is one that solves problems and improves the services provided by state government. This research brief provides an introduction to modular procurement, exploring the different philosophies and implementation methods (including Agile procurement), examining the advantages and disadvantages of the approach, and discussing the cultural and structural changes a procurement office should consider when making the switch to modular procurement.
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