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Tech Next: Leasing vs. Owning Hardware and Software

Tech Next: Leasing vs. Owning Hardware and Software

To Buy or to Lease? That is the question NASPO is exploring in our newest edition of the Tech Next series!

Tuesday, November 7, 2017/Author: Kristy Howard/Number of views (6923)/Comments (0)/
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NASPO Partners with NASCIO to Release a Joint Roadmap for State IT Procurement Reform

NASPO Partners with NASCIO to Release a Joint Roadmap for State IT Procurement Reform

NASPO and NASCIO are proud to release a joint roadmap for state information technology (IT) procurement reform and process transformation!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017/Author: Kristy Howard/Number of views (56023)/Comments (0)/
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Tech Next: Internet of Things

Tech Next: Internet of Things

Are you prepared to procure the future? NASPO takes a dive into the Internet of Things (IoT) in this edition of the Tech Next Series....

Thursday, August 31, 2017/Author: Kristy Howard/Number of views (8439)/Comments (0)/
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Navigating the IT Procurement Landscape

Navigating the IT Procurement Landscape

In continuing their shared interests in working together to improve IT procurement, NASPO and NASCIO have developed an action plan for navigating the ever-changing terrain shaping state procurement efforts and information technology updates. The action plan addresses several key areas of state government common to both specialties, including governance and organizational structure; teaming and roles; interactions and processes; and budgeting and forecasting.
Thursday, January 12, 2017/Author: Kristy Howard/Number of views (9244)/Comments (0)/
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Procurement Reform Guide

Procurement Reform Guide

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.

Click HERE to access the Procurement Reform Guide.

Thursday, August 4, 2016/Author: Elena Moreland/Number of views (7068)/Comments (0)/
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The Value of eProcurement/ERP Systems. Case Studies

The Value of eProcurement/ERP Systems. Case Studies

Rolling out major ERP and e Procurement systems has been a key element of state procurement reform initiatives implemented by states over the past decade. NASPO members recognize the prevalence of eProcurement/ERP Solutions and the clear return on investment from automating state procurement. Implementing eProcurement/ERP systems is one of the top five priorities for NASPO in 2016.

This paper highlights key elements and functionalities of electronic procurement systems in seven states. The paper discusses eProcurement/ERP implementations including efficiencies gained, increased transparency of spend and procurement processes along with success stories and challenges.

Monday, June 13, 2016/Author: Elena Moreland/Number of views (8960)/Comments (0)/
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2016 IT Procurement Reform Solutions

2016 IT Procurement Reform Solutions

Research supported best practices designed to help state officials who are considering procurement reform

NASPO endorsed five key areas of IT procurement reform as outlined by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers: 
 
Remove unlimited liability clauses in state terms and conditions
Introduce more flexible terms and conditions
Remove required performance bonds from vendors on information technology projects
Leverage enterprise architecture for improved IT procurement
Improve the Negotiations Process
Tuesday, March 15, 2016/Author: Sarah Razor/Number of views (8113)/Comments (0)/
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Has State Government Moved to the Cloud?

Has State Government Moved to the Cloud?

An infographic on State Practices for Cloud Implementation

NASPO collected information from states through the Cloud Services Survey. This Cloud Infographic offers a snapshot of the key data points from the survey, including existing practices, contracting models that are currently used, challenges and solutions for a successful implementation of cloud solutions and many more.
Friday, May 15, 2015/Author: Melanie Bowzer/Number of views (6602)/Comments (0)/
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Pathways to Value: Shared Services and E-Procurement

Pathways to Value: Shared Services and E-Procurement

The National Association of State Chief Administrators (NASCA) and the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) jointly released a report featuring two case studies developed by Leadership for a Networked World on state government shared services and e-procurement. Pathways to Value: Shared Services and E-Procurementwas created after the associations co-hosted the NASCA and NASPO Topical Roundtable in Washington, D.C., earlier this year, where state procurement officials and state chief administrators came together to examine the success of Ohio’s shared services model and Virginia’s e-procurement system. Each case study shares the unique opportunities and challenges of both programs, and includes insights from this group of 48 forward-thinking leaders representing 24 states.
Sunday, May 10, 2015/Author: Melanie Bowzer/Number of views (6711)/Comments (0)/
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Capitals in the Clouds Part VII: A Case Study of Cloud Procurement

Capitals in the Clouds Part VII: A Case Study of Cloud Procurement

California's Cloud Infrastructure

In July of last year, the state of California launched a service that marked a dramatic shift in the way that state governments procure and provide cloud services to their consumers. This offering is the subject of a new case study published jointly by the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO).
Wednesday, April 1, 2015/Author: Melanie Bowzer/Number of views (5394)/Comments (0)/
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