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!
NASPO’s Research & Innovation Team has launched Procurement Pulse – a blog that monitors state issues in procurement. Procurement Pulse wants to be your go-to source for news, best practices, and emerging issues in state procurement. Bookmark the blog and be sure check back regularly for more articles on the issues that matter to NASPO members.