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The NIGP Commodity/Services Code is a coding structure for standardizing purchasing that brings order and consistency for efficiency and economy.
Developed by the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing and maintained by Periscope Holdings, Inc., the NIGP Code is the solution that brings the highest levels of organization and efficiency to procurement programs of all kinds.
(If you are looking for NIGP information regarding memberships, certifications, or chapter information, visit the NIGP website at www.nigp.org.)
What is Driving the Need for Technology Investment in the Public Sector?
The Center for Digital Government recently released the results of its Improving Government Performance Research Survey. One of the questions this study explored is: What is driving the need for technology investment?
Here are the highlights:
74% ~ The need to do more with fewer resources
70% ~ Rising expectations of the public
60% ~ The demand to [...]Read more
2 Must-Read GovPro Magazine Articles
The August/September 2014 issue of Government Procurement Magazine is now available online! We’re excited to share two of the must-read articles in this issue.
1. The Hot Topics article entitled “Purpose Transforms Public Procurement” by Matt Walker, Periscope’s President of NIGP Code & Consulting Services on page 4, explores how public procurement has evolved over [...]Read more
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