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NASPO TECH NEXT SERIES

NASPO TECH NEXT SERIES

Electric Vehicles and Hybrid VehiclesIn this edition of the Tech Next

In this edition of the Tech Next series, we will explore: What is an EV, EV capabilities, Total cost of ownership, What the central procurement office can do to help prepare your state for an increase in EV use.

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Friday, May 15, 2020/Author: James Bregenzer/Number of views (226)/Comments (0)/
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Emergency Preparedness for State Procurement Officials Guide

Emergency Preparedness for State Procurement Officials Guide

This guide is designed to support the evaluation of procurement office preparedness to support an emergency situation. An emergency generally means an extraordinary event which occurs with very little time to develop a unique concept of response for that event. This paper identifies issues to consider before, during and after a catastrophic event, highlights potential problem areas of which to be aware, and offers suggested best practices.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020/Author: Jordan Henson/Number of views (5975)/Comments (0)/
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State Central Procurement Officials Rank Priorities for 2020

State Central Procurement Officials Rank Priorities for 2020

 Based on input from state CPOs, the 2020 Top 10 Priorities for State Procurement reflect core procurement issues nationwide.  

Leading Procurement Strategy Statewide is the front-runner for the new year, holding steady among the most important topics for the past six years.  Providing leadership for statewide planning, policy setting, centralized oversight and data-gathering and analysis will be front and center for state central procurement leaders. 

Ranking 2nd this year, Maximizing Statewide eProcurement Utilization and Functionality saw a jump from 2019’s 4th place. 

Last year’s front-runner, Responsive Services to Agency Stakeholders takes 3rd place for the 2020 list of priorities. 

Click HERE to review the complete list of top 10 priorities for 2020.

For more information, please contact Rebecca Montano-Smith

Thursday, January 9, 2020/Author: James Bregenzer/Number of views (1860)/Comments (0)/
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Reverse Auctions: A Roadmap for Success

Reverse Auctions: A Roadmap for Success

Can a reverse auction be a win-win? What can public buyers do to maximize its benefits? Read this NASPO Procurement Perspectives publication to learn about what works well and where you should not use reverse auctions. The paper includes 5 helpful steps as a Roadmap for Success, recommendations, helpful tips for suppliers and buyers and many more. 

Wednesday, August 14, 2019/Author: NASPO/Number of views (2380)/Comments (0)/
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November Bulletin

November Bulletin

Highlights:
Reimbursement Deadline is Fast Approaching 
2019 Regional Chair Election Results
It's Another Market Research Trraining Opportunity!
The 2018 NASPO Member Survey has just been released!
2018 NASPO State Procurement Law Institute: Building a Supportive Network to Combat the Legal Issues Impacting State Central Procurement
 

Tuesday, November 13, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1083)/Comments (0)/
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2017-2018 Annual Report

2017-2018 Annual Report

NASPO’s mission is to help our members achieve success as public procurement leaders in their states through promotion of best practices, education, professional development, research and innovative procurement strategies. View the 2017-2018 Annual Report here!

Tuesday, October 30, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1624)/Comments (0)/
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September Bulletin

September Bulletin

Highlights:
What has NASPO done for you?
Shaping the Future: NASPO Internship Program 
NASPO Summer 2018 Internship Program Re-cap
The Transformation is almost here!
Market Research Webinar: Using ProcurementIQ Research 

Monday, September 10, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1348)/Comments (0)/
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August Bulletin

August Bulletin

Highlights:
Market Research Webinar: Using ProcurementIQ Research
True Transformation Requires Collaboration
Procurement Technology Workshop 
Check out NASPO's latest publication on Ethics and Accountability 
2018 Regional Education and Connection Hub - Largest meeting of procurement professional in NASPO history

Tuesday, August 14, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1388)/Comments (0)/
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NASPO Best Practices

NASPO Best Practices

Ethics and Accountability

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.

Friday, July 13, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (6366)/Comments (0)/
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July Bulletin

July Bulletin

Highlights: 

REACH is Here!
Procurement for First Graders 
Eureka! - Transformation at the 2018 Annual Conference
Now Accepting Cronin Nominations 
Registration Open for Fall CPPB and CPPO Exam Prep Courses 

Monday, July 9, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1464)/Comments (0)/
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