Posts Tagged: procurement

Procurement: Getting The Most Out Of Your Demo Day

Choosing a new technology vendor will impact your agency for years. By taking note of the suggestions above, agencies can capitalize on their in-person interactions with potential vendors, from meeting prep to live demos and Q&A. If you can make potential vendors prove their worth on demo day, you can be that much more confident… Read more »

Why You Should Ditch the Requirements Checklist

Better technology solutions begin with better procurement strategies. Releasing an RFP is no small feat, and we’ve only just touched on the comprehensive ocean of how to improve your agency’s RFP process. However, by following the guidance here, you can be sure your procurement process will be more forward-looking, low-risk and satisfactory for your agency.

What I Learned ‘Buying’ Our New City Digital Services

Through this process, we also discovered that we need to change the way we procure technology. So, now we are also embarking on a new journey: updating our process so we can more easily procure the technology of now and the future. Our staff requires 21st-century tools because the community deserves 21st-century service.

Better Pricing, Better Value: Better Shopping Equals A Better Schedule 70

We heard from procurement leaders across government that price variability on Schedules was a problem, and similar concerns were raised in an extensive OIG audit. We agree with these concerns, which is why we have been working for the past three years to fundamentally transform the Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) program.