This primer highlights recent state procurement
reform efforts and attempts to create a framework for defining some of the key
concepts and drivers for change.
The 2015 version of State and Local Government Procurement: A Practical Guide, NASPO's flagship publication, features new chapters on technology procurement, protests and eProcurement, as well as new content on human services and emerging issues in public procurement. Also included is revised content on antitrust laws written from a legal perspective by a nationally recognized attorney. The reader-friendly format makes learning about state and local procurement easy! Written by nationally recognized professional procurement practitioners, the text focuses on the evolving role of the state and local procurement official and provides a primer in the skills necessary to develop and lead a successful professional public procurement office.
Whether you're a student, just beginning your procurement career, or a procurement professional with years of experience, you will gain valuable insight into the policies, procedures and current challenges of successful public procurement.
NASPO’s Research & Innovation Team has launched Procurement Pulse – a blog that monitors state issues in procurement. Procurement Pulse wants to be your go-to source for news, best practices, and emerging issues in state procurement. Bookmark the blog and be sure check back regularly for more articles on the issues that matter to NASPO members.