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The NIGP Commodity/Services Code is a coding structure for standardizing purchasing that brings order and consistency for efficiency and economy.
Developed by the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing and maintained by Periscope Holdings, Inc., the NIGP Code is the solution that brings the highest levels of organization and efficiency to procurement programs of all kinds.
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NASPO Releases Top 10 Focus Areas for State Procurement
This week the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) released its Top 10 Focus Areas for State Procurement in 2015. These priorities dovetail nicely into the purpose-based procurement that @PeriscopeHldgs advocates: which is to eradicate waste and maximize the value of every dollar spent with procurement transformation solutions and services. The highest priority area [...]Read more
NASPO’s Newly Released Practice Guide for State and Local Government
NASPO’s newly released Practice Guide for State and Local Government includes a new chapter on eProcurement systems in state government. In reading the text, it references the point that the implementation of eProcurement systems involves classic change management challenges. It further notes that the implementation of Arizona’s Procure AZ (powered by BuySpeed) and supported by [...]Read more
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