NASPO ValuePoint to test partnership with 'Yelp for government'


NASPO ValuePoint, a cooperative purchasing platform used by state procurement officials, will incorporate reviews of government vendors.

Cyber should play a bigger role in state IT acquisition, NASCIO says


Cybersecurity should be a leading consideration in government's technology purchases, particularly in light of the SolarWinds breach, according to a new report from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers.

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.

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.

National roundtable brings CIOs and CPOs together to solve procurement woes


Nearly half of all CIOs view their procurement processes negatively. A new national partnership aims to share knowledge across disciplines and improve how government buys things.

Virginia, Ohio use shared services, e-procurement to cut costs


A joint NASCA-NASPO report found that state adoption of shared services and e-procurement can lead to savings and enhanced efficiency.