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.
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