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Sourcing Team Member Drives Significant Contract Usage

Sourcing Team Member Drives Significant Contract Usage posted on Apr 7

Understanding the current market and tapping into industry expertise is a vital component to building contracts that serve our buyer communities. Expertise shared by Executive Departments and local government entities through Strategic Sourcing Team (SST) participation helps the state identify the best product and services   …Continue Reading Sourcing Team Member Drives Significant Contract Usage

New Bedford School District Parlays COMMBUYS Training to Obtain PPE

New Bedford School District Parlays COMMBUYS Training to Obtain PPE posted on Jan 14

Andrew O’Leary’s bet paid off. About two years ago, he reviewed the procurement processes in place for New Bedford Public Schools and determined that adopting the use of OSD’s Statewide Contracts (SWC) and COMMBUYS made better sense for his organization. Because of this decision, Andrew   …Continue Reading New Bedford School District Parlays COMMBUYS Training to Obtain PPE

OSD New Training Webinars for Buyers

OSD New Training Webinars for Buyers posted on Apr 16

Despite our current state of emergency due to COVID-19, the OSD Training team is still training! Understanding that in-person workshops and training courses are on pause during the stay-at-home advisory, the OSD Training team has been hard at work transitioning many of our buyer courses   …Continue Reading OSD New Training Webinars for Buyers