You are already thinking like a project manager, you just don’t know it.
Technology is increasingly connected through cloud infrastructure making it more efficient and accessible, however more risk is taken on. States are migrating to Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions. Read more “Improving Cybersecurity in State Procurement”
Both the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the National Conference of State Legislatures project that budget shortfalls for FY 2020 and FY 2021 could create millions of dollars’ worth of deficits. In order to save money, some state information technology workers are already planning to work permanently from home, even after the pandemic has subsided. Keep the possibility of permanently working from home in mind as budgets shrink and innovative solutions are explored. What could your procurement office look like in the post-pandemic? Here are 3 tips for re-building your post-pandemic procurement office. Read more “3 Tips for Re-Building Your Post-Pandemic Office”
Change is an inevitable fact of life, and when working with executive offices or legislative bodies it’s often mandatory. Whether it’s implementing a new eProcurement system, utilizing new solicitation methods, or just modernizing your codes and processes; it’s a manager’s responsibility to ensure successful adoption. Change Management ranked #8 on NASPO’s Top Priorities for 2020. Here’s how to facilitate change and achieve buy-in from your office.
Let’s face it, the workplace changes fast. Change is a topic that is daunting to some, but with proactively trained leaders change can and should be embraced. Read more “Executive Leadership Training: Why You Should Consider It”