The Covid pandemic has underscored issues with U.S. reliance on supply chains abroad in many areas, including semiconductor manufacturing. In February, President Biden signed Executive Order 14017 to address supply chain vulnerabilities and a semiconductor shortage impacting a variety of industries like cellular devices, information technology, and automobiles.
Just like you used to lock the file cabinets and the office door, procurement officials need to take responsibility for safeguarding their own digital systems as well as vetting the products and services being contracted from suppliers for state agencies.
NASPOValuePoint is shaking up the cooperative world by introducing their new Emerging Market Initiative. What does this mean for the cooperative contracting process? We interviewed Bart Lemmon, Director of Supplier Development and Global Initiatives at NASPO ValuePoint.
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