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Oh, the times are a-changing

December 2022 | The expression, "there is no constant, except for change" has been a truism for government and educational teams as ever-changing challenges have been thrust upon them in an unprecedented manner. Strategic organizations are seeking to become more adaptable to address future trends.

Changing the Game

October, 2022 | “It’s good enough for government work.” You might have heard the expression, or even uttered these words yourself. The meaning is simple: low standards, mediocre work, and one shouldn’t have higher expectations. However, when heard by a long-time government manager like me, these words can sting...

Saving Tomorrow Today: Pursuing sustainability measures is a growing priority for agencies

September 20, 2022 | Pursuing sustainability measures is no longer the latest new fashion. Instead, it’s becoming a necessity to minimize waste sent to landfills, preserve natural resources, lower greenhouse emissions and protect the health of local communities. Government agencies collectively, through both small and large initiatives, can reap huge environmental benefits...

Buying Smart Solutions

June 21, 2022 | With today’s purchasing trends, there seems to be a computer chip or automation component involved in almost every government purchase. Read more.

White Paper - Collaboration in procurement and supply chain management: Cooperative strategies for ensuring continuity of supply

July 15th, 2021 | Supply chain management and procurement processes are a crucial element within every organization, both public and private. Behind every company or government success story, there is a generally a supply chain process that helped deliver that success. Read more.

Trends for the Future

December 20, 2021 |This month's issue of Government Procurement magazine features stories from NCPP supplier partners B&H, Element Corp, Fellowes, Staples, and Steelcase as well as quotes from 1GPA. Public procurement professionals adapt to the changing and challenging times ahead...

Purchasing technology calls for ever-changing strategies

November 1, 2021 | Purchasing Technology calls for ever-changing strategies features NCPP Cooperative Partners OMNIA Partners and Sourcewell, Strategic Supplier Partners Element Fleet Management Corp, BCI Burke, OFS, Trane and Affiliate Partner CoProcure...

Keep Getting Better

September 30, 2021 | Cooperative procurement evolves to meet changing needs...

Public works procurement: Moving beyond transactional relationships toward partnerships

July 21, 2021 | Public works procurement of the past was focused primarily on one thing - the lowest price. However...