Benefits of eBidding system in Georgia Georgia is booming, with several areas experiencing rapid population growth. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, not only is Atlanta one of the fastest-growing large cities over the last decade, growing by 18.7 percent, but small Southern towns grew… Read More »Local Agency eBidding Benefits in Georgia
Offered through the Small Business Administration (SBA), HUBZone supports small business growth in historically underutilized business zones, aiding those small businesses which are in economically struggling communities.
When fiscal calendars wind down, procurement agents may be feeling confident about their performance, or they may feel like they could do with some changes. Either way, this is a good time to pause and review not only how the procurement planning has developed, but… Read More »Planning Tips for Procurement Officers at the End of the Fiscal Year
Today, DemandStar is excited to announce a huge improvement to the Awards process, and the first steps towards our upcoming Contract Management feature.
When everything is eventually tallied up, digital procurement could end up as a big pandemic winner. One of the latest examples comes from Seattle-based DemandStar. The e-bidding procurement platform for state and local governments recently said that it had gained 200 new clients in the first… Read More »Digital Procurement Makes Big Gains During Pandemic
Following the pandemic, President Biden and Congress are currently negotiating the potential of a $1.9 trillion infrastructure plan. The final number may change, but the 2021 stimulus package will likely include billions of dollars dedicated to the public sector (state and local governments) over the… Read More »What the 2021 Infrastructure Plan Means for Government Vendors
Diversity classifications can help underrepresented groups secure government contracts. As supplier diversity programs become more popular in government procurement departments, businesses that meet diversity classifications would benefit from securing those certifications and including them on their bids. Especially as it was just announced that a… Read More »Diversity Classifications: Businesses Owned by People with Disabilities
When it comes to supplier diversity, President Biden’s Infrastructure Bill and the $1.2 trillion compromise that was just announced, could pose an outstanding opportunity for underrepresented suppliers. Even though the approval process for this massive bill is still underway, government procurement agents are likely ramping… Read More »Diversity Classifications: National LGBT Chamber of Commerce
One of the biggest stories right now is the bipartisan compromise on President Biden’s Infrastructure Bill in the amount of $1.2 trillion, which will now move on from the group of senators working on it and continue its way through the legislative process. Even though… Read More »Diversity Classifications: Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB)
Since 2013 just about every article and newsletter I receive about government procurement news is on cooperative purchasing or how to write a good RFP. Like a song on repeat or a great old ballad that has been remade too many times I think we… Read More »4 Topics Procurement Teams Will Be Discussing in the 2nd Half of 2021