A recent enhancement to COMMBUYS, the Commonwealth’s online procurement system, enables vendors to locate small business bids more easily. As of February 29, 2016, agency buyers will have the ability to identify bids that are eligible for the Small Business Purchasing Program (SBPP) during the …Continue Reading Attention Small Business and Agency Buyers: Finding Small Business Opportunities in COMMBUYS Just Got Easier
The February 17th article featured in Governing Magazine, Purchase Power: A Special Report on State Procurement, outlines the results of a nationwide survey focused on state procurement practices and takes the stance that effective procurement methodologies are fundamental to state governments achieving spending efficiencies. Massachusetts’ …Continue Reading Commonwealth Approach to Procurement Highlighted in Nationwide Study
Whether you’re a procurement professional with decades of experience or you’re preparing your first bid, the Strategic Sourcing Certificate Program (SSCP) has something to offer you. In this five-day course, agency professionals learn about Strategic Sourcing best practices and have deep discussions on conducting the …Continue Reading Strategic Sourcing Certificate Program Benefits All Agency Buyers
For municipalities, using Statewide Contracts (SWCs) can help save time and money. By using SWCs, municipalities do not need to invest valuable time developing solicitations, issuing bids, evaluating responses, and executing contracts. OSD has negotiated the pricing, selected the appropriate vendors, and outlined the …Continue Reading An Act to Modernize Municipal Finance and Government
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