Tags Procurement

New Mexico's erratic purchasing has 'almost no oversight'

by • 2 weeks ago

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

by • 1 month ago

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

by • 1 month ago

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

by • 1 month ago

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

by • 1 month ago

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'

by • 2 months ago

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

by • 2 months ago

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

by • 3 months ago

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'

by • 3 months ago

State technology and procurement officials say they're making headway resolving one of the most costly impediments to efficiency and innovation in government.