Procurement

State and local governments – as well as educational institutions — are increasingly using technology to better serve their citizens and stakeholders and to deliver services. By focusing on procurement and government contracting at the state and local level, CompTIA members can ensure that the needs of these key constituencies are reflected and that the best possible environment for partnership and collaboration is created.

Procurement Committees

State

Press Releases

High Expectations, New Challenges Ahead for Information Technology Industry

Jan 30, 2018

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

Blog Articles

  • What’s Important to a State CIO?

    by Roger Hughlett | Nov 13, 2018
    CompTIA, Grant Thornton and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) surveyed Chief Information Officers from all 50 states in the U.S. each year, and we learn a little bit more about how they approach their jobs – from dealing with elected officials to what IT projects they most want to launch in their respective states.
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  • 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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