Technology vendors want better communication from state government

StateScoop: State governments are not communicating effectively with private industry, and it's costing them both money and opportunities to access the most innovative technologies, according to a report published this month by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers.

Following on work initiated last year with the National Association of State Procurement Officials, or NASPO, NASCIO's recent publication uncovers a disparity in how state officials and private-sector vendors view state IT procurement processes. While state officials tend to think their processes are effective, vendors don't.

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