New Research Provides Valuable Insight into Strategic Sourcing in State Procurement
from the Trenches: Evolution of Strategic Sourcing addresses definitions, common misconceptions, how strategic sourcing
differs from traditional procurement
and where it can add value. Also discussed are benefits and challenges to state
successful and challenging spend categories and an assessment of how strategic
sourcing has evolved over the past decade and where it is headed, based upon
information obtained through phone interviews with 15 states.
announces the release of its inaugural Top 10 Focus Areas
for State Procurement for 2015. The priority areas will help narrow the association’s focus
when developing new publications and research, planning conference sessions, and
hosting webinars to share best procurement practices.
top 10 ranking of state procurement focus areas reflects the collective voice
of State Central Procurement Officers who voted on their top 10 priorities,
based on the relevance and existing or anticipated impact on state procurement
policies in their respective NASPO member state.