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The Fruit of The Poisonous NIGP Code Tree by Jon Hansen

April 1, 2015

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The National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, Inc. is a national, membership-based non-profit organization providing support to professionals in the public sector purchasing profession. – Wikipedia This past November, I had an opportunity to meet and talk with the NIGP’s Chief Executive Rick Grimm.  As a panelist in a discussion that I was moderating, I found […]

Missouri Award Protest: The Gettysburg of Public Sector eProcurement by Jon Hansen

March 31, 2015

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CONTENTION #2 – Within their offer Perfect Commerce made false claims regarding contractual rights with the NIGP Code . . . we contend that Perfect Commerce is non-responsive (non-compliant) as they have indicated affirmative responses that violate existing contractual agreements between Perfect Commerce and Periscope. Please refer to the attached letter (pages 7 to 9)  from NIGP […]

Periscope Protest Letter Highlights Their Reasons For Challenging Missouri Selection of Perfect Commerce by Jon Hansen

March 31, 2015

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Yesterday, and as an update to my December 11th, 2014 post on Periscope, I shared the news that the vendor had filed a formal letter of protest regarding Missouri’s decision to award the contract for the state’s eProcurement system to Perfect Commerce.  Below is the actual Protest Letter. Over the coming days I will focus […]