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Ethics and Accountability

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Ethics and the professionalization of public procurement have been among NASPO’s Top 10 Priorities for elevating and advancing public procurement for several years. Check out NASPO's latest Research Publication on the topic.

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The Right Way to Do E-Procurement: NASPO Article Featured in Governing Voices Blog

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The Right Way to Do E-Procurement: NASPO Article Featured in Governing Voices Blog

NASPO Director of Krista Ferrell provides insights on eVa, Virginia's eProcurement system

On March 16, Voices of the Governing Institute featured, The Right Way to Do eProcurement, an article written by NASPO Director of Strategic Programs Krista Ferrell that spotlights the success of Viriginia's eProcurement System.  Please see below for an excerpt of the article.    

Cronin Spotlight

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Cronin Spotlight

Tennessee Makes History with Innovation in Procurement

By Elena Moreland, NASPO Senior Policy Analyst

Tennessee is well known for Graceland, beautiful Smoky Mountains and country music. Among other wonderful cultural and historical landmarks, Tennessee’s Music City also has great people. Nashville is home to the Department of General Services, Central Procurement Office whose professionals are tirelessly at work every day finding innovative procurement solutions that save taxpayers’ dollars. 

In 2012, the State of Tennessee assessed the management and operation of its aging state-run facilities as well as its dispatch rental fleet and identified areas of improvement. This article showcases two innovative solutions that helped the state operate its facilities and fleet more efficiently and leverage new technologies and approaches. 

NASPO Fact Sheets Released

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NASPO Fact Sheets Released

"The Strategic Role of Procurement" and "Retention and Recruitment"

NASPO is excited to announce the release of a new resource for members, the NASPO Fact Sheets. The fact sheets are created by staff and are a compilation of information previously developed by NASPO via research briefs, white papers, surveys, the Practical Guide and other publications, simply honed down into one-page documents for your convenience.  You might utilize them for a variety of purposes, including  as a quick reference tool or as an outline for a speaking engagement or presentation.   

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NASPO Research Paper on Strategic Sourcing Now Available

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NASPO Research Paper on Strategic Sourcing Now Available

New Research Provides Valuable Insight into Strategic Sourcing in State Procurement

Tales from the Trenches: Evolution of Strategic Sourcing addresses definitions, common misconceptions, how strategic sourcing differs from traditional procurement and where it can add value. Also discussed are benefits and challenges to state governments, most successful and challenging spend categories and an assessment of how strategic sourcing has evolved over the past decade and where it is headed, based upon information obtained through phone interviews with 15 states.

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