A request for proposal (RFP) asks potential suppliers to submit business proposals for procuring products and services to the organization seeking them.
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When creating a procurement chatbot (or any chatbot, for that matter), you need to have specific end goals in mind. We had three main goals for our IT procurement chatbot, PAIGE, that was designed to streamline the procurement process for state and local governments.
How do you deliver modern and user-friendly digital content and services when anchored by years of acquired habit and vintage infrastructure?
Technology can make our jobs and citizens’ lives easier…as long as everyone is using it right. When you make an investment in technology, how do you get your staff and citizens on board?
Ohio University provides procurement assistance to support the economic development of the counties surrounding its campus.
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) recently partnered with the National Association of State Procurement Officers (NASPO) to create a State IT Procurement Negotiations roadmap. GovLoop sat down with Meredith Ward, Senior Policy Analyst at NASCIO, to hear what they learned from that process.
Learn about the most common barriers to innovation in government acquisition — and potential ways to overcome them to truly wrap innovation into acquisition efforts and help government keep pace with technology.
The best procurement processes start with a high-quality understanding of what the market currently offers. While comprehensive research requires an upfront investment of time and money, consider these resources well spent for a successful transition to new technology
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 »
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.