Based on input from state CPOs, the 2020 Top Ten Priorities reflect current nationwide priorities for state procurement.
NASPO will develop programs, conference sessions, research and publications around these important focus areas.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (October 9, 2019)—A proactive contract management program developed by the State of Michigan’s Central Procurement Services achieved the Gold Award, the highest honor in the George Cronin Awards for Procurement Excellence, presented annually by the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO).
LEXINGTON, Ky. (September 20, 2019) – The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) Board of Directors has elected George Schutter of the District of Columbia as the 2019 NASPO President-Elect.
The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) has released the "Membership Toolkit", this toolkit is designed to help you design a formal mentorship program.
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.
The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) has released the third edition of its flagship publication, “State and Local Government Procurement: A Practical Guide.” First published in 2008 and updated in 2015, this guide is an indispensable reference tool for both new and experienced government procurement professionals.
Check out the newly-released NASPO State Preference Repository, a state-by-state compilation of preference conditions and law citations!
The George Cronin Awards Program recognizes outstanding procurement initiatives that focus on innovation, transferability, service improvement, and cost reduction as its defining principles. This program provides well-deserved appreciation to states and their procurement personnel who have accomplished projects that result in distinct benefits to their state.
Happy Procurement Month! Here at NASPO, we want to say thank you for not only the work you do in the month of March, but every month!
Lisa Eason, Timothy Peterson and Dugan Petty will be presenting at the 2019 State Healthcare IT Connect Summit in Baltimore. The group will speak about modernizing Health IT Systems and the MMIS Module procurements that Montana has lead on behalf of NASPO Valuepoint. Members interested in watching the live video stream can click here to register.