[The following article was written by Michael Fischetti, executive director of the National Contract Management Association.]
Having recently attended an event by the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO), one is struck by the alignment of the issues, conversations, and knowledge areas across different sectors. There is much these days that supply chain, state, local, and federal communities could learn from each other. Yet real or perceived organizational, logistical, and cultural differences persist, limiting the identification of problems within one community or another, as well as potential solutions.
The challenge is to look beyond norms and see opportunities across sectors and even nations.
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