INSIGHTS

weekly thought leadership on government operations topics

We produce weekly insights on a wide range of government operations with an emphasis on public procurement

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Latest Posting

Curated Archive

21 for 2021 Opportunities for Public Procurement (click to download)

Most Recent Content

Public Procurement Change Agents Podcast - NEW!

Sarah O'Brien, Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Infographic

Client Stories Intro Article

Celebrating Public Procurement Professionals

Video Clips

Grounding Automation Projects in Business Value

Making Sense of Procurement Automation Choices

Building the Workbench for Procurement Automation

Transactional Procurement Automation

Transformational Procurement Automation

Articles

Pressing through Headwinds

System Thinking in Procurement

Let's talk about Strategic Sourcing

Investing in Spend Data Management

How will we know an Innovator when we see one?

Procurement Automation's "Burning Why"

Five things Procurement Should Expect from ERP

5 Keys to a Successful Software Deployment

Towards a New Public Procurement Playbook

Procurement: The New Normal

Applying Capacity, Agility and Resiliency to Remodelling Operations

What if the Offices Stay Empty?

Vetting Suppliers: "Now, Who Are You Again?"

Webinars

Strategic Pillars of Procurement Modernization

(Patti Bowers, Barry Zimmerman, Michelle McNellis)

Procurement Agility Session

(Aaron Carter)

Strategic Sourcing Applied Panel

(Ann Dolan, Gary Lambert, Ash Shetty, Justin Sullivan)

CIO Innovation in the New Normal Panel

(Ying Chan, Tanya Hannah, Sam Segran, Jim Weaver)

Designing the New Normal Panel

(Carol Wilson, Adboul Kabaou, Gisella Higgins)

Higher Education Panel

(Ed Mills, Calvin Lyons, Jenny Doherty)

Interviews

Aaron Carter (U Ilinois)

Carol Wilson (Connecticut)

Jaime Schorr (Maine)

Jenn Meyers Interview (City of Tucson)

Jim Colangelo Interview (Michigan)

Biko Taylor (KIPP Texas)

Nicholas Tincher (University of Wisconsin)

Rob Handfield on Supply Chain

Procurement and Technology Security Standards (StaeRAMP discussion)