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The National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) will be holding its annual Forum in Philadelphia on August 23-27, 2014. On Monday, August 25th at 10:00AM, Periscope Holdings, the custodian of the NIGP Code, will conduct a session for active NIGP Code customers. As data is a key in the development of a high performance, purpose-based procurement [...]Read more

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