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With regards to the NIGP Code, are States forfeiting their future for the sake of a questionable past? by Jon Hansen

April 3, 2015


“Just to be clear . . . one of the main reasons why States don’t just jump to the United Nation’s Code is that without a crosswalk, historic spend data that is tied into the NIGP Code would be lost?  Based on my research to date, it appears that with the exception of a handful […]

Virginia’s eVA Program Garners Yet Another Industry Award by Jon Hansen

September 16, 2014


“Virginia took home the honor of Gold Cronin Award winner with their submission eVA Mobile Apps. eVA Mobile Apps – eVA Mobile 4 Business and eVA Mobile 4 Approvers – empowers users by bringing the bidding process to their fingertips and allows approvers to have real-time access to requisitions. These innovative apps provide a fast, secure […]

NASPO 2009 Survey of Purchasing Practices Provides an Interesting Lens Through which to View a Buy American Exemption

October 14, 2009


I just today received my copy of The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) 2009 Survey of State Government Purchasing Practices. As the opening page of the report indicates, “the information contained within the CD-ROM is an invaluable tool” provided to assist NASPO’s partners and constituents in gaining a better “understanding” of the “nature […]