- January 5, 2017
- Posted by: James Bregenzer
- Category: News, Publications, Topical Search, Yearly Top Ten Priorities
State CPOs recognized the strategic role of state central procurement as their number one priority for 2017. This includes centralized procurement authority, elevated role of the central procurement office in the hierarchy of the executive branch and active participation in creating an enterprise vision for the state. Procurement workforce professionalization and integrated eProcurement/ERP solutions increased in priority over last year. For the third year, measuring performance was consistently ranked high among the top five most important issues for state procurement. To learn about the other priorities in state procurement, download the 2017 Top Ten Priorities below.