November 1, 2004
- Written by American City & County Administrator
- 1st November 2004
If there were ever a time for procurement to be more strategic, it’s nowThe public sector is no stranger to frugality. It’s hard to remember a time in the last couple of decades in which “better spend management” wasn’t a top fiscal priority. State and local entities, in particular, have been battling to increase the balance of their rainy-day funds for as long as I can remember. Even […]
Consolidation and leverage: how to maximize your agencies spendCooperative procurement – piggybacking on previously solicited and awarded contracts for goods, services and construction – is a growing public procurement phenomenon. The growing interest in cooperative contracting was evident during the recent National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) FORUM. In early 2020, NIGP signed an MOU with the National Cooperative Procurement Partners (NCPP), North […]
7 cybersecurity priorities for government agencies and political campaignsAs election season ramps up, organizations engaged in the process must strengthen security to prevent chaos and disorder from carrying the day
Rethinking the humble curbCompetition for curb space is increasing. As more people, more services and more companies compete for curbside access, there needs to be constant thought about how this valuable space is allocated and managed.