New Mexico's erratic purchasing has 'almost no oversight'
A new report says the state's inability to track or standardize its purchases is costing New Mexico millions.
CIO 'broker' role flavors all state technology trends in 2019
New survey results released by NASCIO this week show that the CIO's emergence primarily as a business partner has expansive implications for states.
Virginia invites tech innovation by keeping its door open
State CIO Nelson Moe said his agency’s created an environment that encourages vendors to share their creative ideas with the commonwealth.
California pursues flexibility in procurement as state modernizes IT
State CTO Richard Rogers says changing the state’s relationship with vendors will ultimately allow California agencies to achieve better outcomes.
Auditor says Virginia's new multi-vendor model needs extra oversight
State CIO Nelson Moe said he agrees with the criticisms of a recent report, but that there's a bigger picture to be reckoned with.
Cities want technology vendors that listen, not just 'sell stuff'
Officials have long complained of companies that offer products in search of a problem. New procurement strategies are cropping up as a result.
First innovative firefighting technology contracts come to California
A predictive modeling platform and an ignition detection system come under a new rapid procurement process Gov. Gavin Newsom designed to attract creative ideas.
11 local governments to share solutions on mobility, civic engagement
The "Small Places, Big Ideas Innovation Cohort" is now collecting proposals for technologies that can connect governments and the public and help with mobility.
Any agency can own IT acquisition... just don't call it 'procurement'
State technology and procurement officials say they're making headway resolving one of the most costly impediments to efficiency and innovation in government.