Infographic: Plotting public procurement’s progression
This infographic shows the trends that are shaping the future for the public procurement profession.
- Written by Jason Axelrod
- 20th October 2017
Celebrating the unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic: Procurement professionalsWe look forward to it every year. We rejoice in the celebrations and acknowledgements of all the amazing procurement professionals who create a significant impact in their entities and their communities. March is Procurement Month and our profession rises to the center of the spotlight. However, as this past year has demonstrated, a single celebratory […]
Expanding opportunities: Nebraska’s bold procurement Concierge ProgramI have been writing columns for this publication on and off for 15 years. And during that decade and a half, I’ve written about countless chief procurement officers trying to make changes in their jurisdictions. Some of those changes were operational like implementing strategic sourcing. Others were organizational as states moved to shared services. Finally, […]
State Procurement Answers The CallDuring the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) embarked on a study to assess state procurement office structure and their processes’ impact on emergency response to the pandemic within their state. Using over 100 hours of interviews with state procurement staff from 47 states and Washington, D.C., suppliers, and other state […]
From Office to Everywhere: Building the Workplace of the FutureFor workplaces to remain purposeful, they must help people do their best, no matter where or when they are working. And that means the workplace needs to evolve from a singular space into a dynamic network of places from which employees can choose to work on a given day—and over the course of the week. […]