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New Report Proves Benefits of eProcurement Include Increased Efficiency, Decreased Waste

The National Association of State Chief Administrators (NASCA) and the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) jointly released a report featuring case studies developed by Leadership for a Networked World on state government shared services and e-procurement - Pathways to Value: Shared Services and E-Procurement.

The report identifies the benefits of eProcurement including: “improving organizational efficiency through insights on contracts and costs, improving strategic sourcing and leveraging buying power, and improving transparency”.  The most significant barriers identified included: “integration with other systems, preparing the organizational culture, and workforce training and preparation”.

Understanding these benefits assists in advocating the benefits of eProcurement solutions by procurement professionals and understanding the barriers assists procurement officials in assessing their organization’s potential barriers for development and deployment of sound strategies for ensured success.


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