MA Procurement Insights

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Monthly Archives: March 2015

MASSbuys EXPO 2015: Meet Me at the Market Center Posted on Mar 20

MASSbuys EXPO 2015: Meet Me at the Market Center

  From ancient Greece to modern-day Massachusetts, the market traditionally has been an important component of society. Translating directly to “gathering place,” the Greek agora was both a political and commercial center, where citizens would gather and merchants would sell their wares. Much like the   …Continue Reading MASSbuys EXPO 2015: Meet Me at the Market Center

Bidding Best Practices Posted on Mar 2

Bidding Best Practices

  In March of 2014, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts adopted COMMBUYS, an e-procurement system meant to bring the state’s purchasing and procurement practices forward into the 21st century. Since its launch approximately one year ago, over 9,500* vendors have registered within COMMBUYS, which is an   …Continue Reading Bidding Best Practices