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Category Archives: Procurement

Learn About the Digital Connections Partnership Schools Grant Posted on Sep 2

Learn About the Digital Connections Partnership Schools Grant

This fall, some 25,000 public school students in Massachusetts will gain enhanced access to digital learning in preparation for the 21st-century workforce — thanks to the state’s Digital Connections Partnership Schools Grant program, part of a bill funding information technology (IT) improvements that was signed   …Continue Reading Learn About the Digital Connections Partnership Schools Grant

COMMBUYS Provides New Web Platform for Commonwealth Businesses/Government Commerce Posted on Jun 23

COMMBUYS Provides New Web Platform for Commonwealth Businesses/Government Commerce

In 1997, a new web-based bid solicitation system called Comm-PASS was launched by the Commonwealth. At the time, it was considered cutting edge. Unfortunately as time progressed, Comm-PASS no longer adequately met customer demand. Accordingly, the Operational Services Division (OSD) sought to create something better.   …Continue Reading COMMBUYS Provides New Web Platform for Commonwealth Businesses/Government Commerce

Attention Software Publishers: 3 Steps to Doing Business with the Innovation Office! Posted on Apr 16

Attention Software Publishers: 3 Steps to Doing Business with the Innovation Office!

The initial projects from the Office of the Government Innovation Officer (OGIO) seek to deploy COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) and SaaS (software as a service) software solutions to address identified needs within the Commonwealth. Because OGIO is subject to Massachusetts procurement laws, regulations, and policies for   …Continue Reading Attention Software Publishers: 3 Steps to Doing Business with the Innovation Office!