Government procurement agents can play a huge role in supporting underrepresented groups by increasing supplier diversity. Since they’re the people looking for bids and making final decisions, a conscious effort to increase supplier diversity can help government agencies reach their inclusion goals. Whether you already… Read More »The Best Way to Increase Supplier Diversity
As a government procurement agent, you need to make sure that projects get done in a timely manner, stay on budget, and that you find the best vendor for the job. In some situations, procurement agents may feel like there are few vendors to choose… Read More »The 3 Best Practices for Making Government Bids More Competitive
As a vendor, you may be wondering how you can get additional government work. After all, there are hundreds of billions of dollars in government contract work up for grabs each year. For a contractor looking to make a good impression in their bid, the… Read More »Get New Government Work by Demonstrating Old Government Work
Put yourself in the shoes of a government procurement agent, wading through all the bids received for a government contract. Often, the competition is fierce, which means tens, maybe hundreds, of proposals are sent to the department. The procurement agent must review each one and… Read More »Never Do This When Answering an RFP
Procurement networks are a fantastic way to stay on top of a variety of government contracting opportunities. A procurement network that specializes in government contracts is probably your best bet, and one that offers eBidding is even better! This just means that you can submit… Read More »How to Successfully Use a Procurement Network
Today, DemandStar is excited to announce a huge improvement to the Awards process, and the first steps towards our upcoming Contract Management feature.
When a natural disaster strikes a community, one of the first lines of defense is the procurement process of the local government’s team. They knowingly accept the demanding challenge of responding, recovering, and rebuilding the community, a task with multiple high-stress obstacles. And if the… Read More »How Natural Disaster Funding Is Challenging the Government Procurement Process