Procurement

CompTIA's State Procurement Committee advocates for reforms of procurement policies and procedures (in states outside of California) and also tracks procurement-related legislation in all 50 states.

The majority of the Committee's work involves taking positions on specific procurement-related bills and regulations, which help guide CompTIA's State Government Affairs team of lobbyists who advocate on behalf of our membership in state capitols throughout the country.

Procurement State Government Affairs Events

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Blog Posts

  • SLED Texas Procurement Committee Meets at CompTIA ChannelCon 2017 in Austin

    by Jennifer Saha | Aug 02, 2017
    The SLED Council’s TX Procurement Committee met at CompTIA ChannelCon 2017 to discuss the end of the Texas legislative session, updates to the state’s contract management manual, and vendor performance scoring. Jette Withers, newly appointed Chief Procurement Officer for the state walked the group through plans to roll out enterprise training and make improvements to how agencies contract with the vendor community.
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  • CompTIA Offers Assistance on Florida’s Terms and Conditions

    by Jennifer Saha | Jun 08, 2017
    The State of Florida’s Department of Management Services has recently proposed some changes to their standard terms and conditions for state contracts. The state’s Agency for State Technology recently survived an attempt to decentralize technology funding, estimated at more than $700m annually. The proposed changes to the state’s standard terms and conditions take the state in the wrong direction. CompTIA expressed some concerns with the proposed changes and, with $700 million on the line in technology spending annually, we are hopeful that Florida hears our concerns and takes them to heart.
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  • What are the Top 25 Legislative Priorities for 2017 in Texas?

    by Sarah Matz | Dec 19, 2016
    Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick released this month his top 25 legislative priorities for the upcoming session. Several of these priorities have a specific tech component and others will likely have a significant impact on the broader tenor of debate in the upcoming legislative session Texas. These priorities include:
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Press Releases

Government Officials Optimistic about Smart Cities even as Challenges Come into Sharper Focus, New CompTIA Report Finds

Oct 05, 2017

NASCIO, Grant Thornton and CompTIA Release 2017 State CIO Survey

Oct 03, 2017

New Resource from CompTIA Helps Technology Businesses Enter State and Local Government Markets

Mar 14, 2017