With so many rules aimed to root out cronyism in government contracting, agencies are often so conservative in their communications with vendors that it impedes the dialogue required for a healthy procurement cycle. State of Utah Director of Purchasing Christopher Hughes thinks agencies, and vendors can do better by being more open. The Human Services IT Advisory Group (HSITAG) procurement committee interviewed him about his views on communicating with vendors to maintain a healthy and competitive purchasing program for his state.
Want to know how human service programs might make the most of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML)? Watch HSITAG members jump into the tank and battle to impress the sharks with pitches that offer the next big ideas for AI/ML. With the goal of finding the best solution to forever change government, the competition is steep, and the stakes are high. Don't miss this fierce contest!
For the month of November, HSITAG is launching a charitable campaign to give back to the community. Please join us, help promote the campaign on social media using the #HSITAGgivesback hashtag and rise to the giving challenge in November!
The Human Services IT Advisory Group (HSITAG) has formed as a new independent nonprofit trade association to facilitate growth and new opportunities for its member companies. Click the link below to read more.