Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis August 6, 2020

            It’s hard to imagine that just six months ago, life in the United States looked completely different than it does today. People were gathering in groups of more than ten , Lysol and hand sanitizer were still in stock, and a mask wasn’t the first thing you grabbed for a day outside. Instead of the […]

Jessica Davis July 23, 2020

It’s hard to imagine that just five months ago, America was a country without a single reported case of COVID-19. Restaurants, hair salons, and schools were still open full of people without masks and less than six feet apart. Now, as we reach the middle of 2020, our country has almost four million confirmed cases […]

Jessica Davis July 23, 2020

            The year 2020 marked the beginning of a new decade with a host of possibilities for the advancement of technology and innovation in next ten years. In terms of procurement, this year has defined types of contracts governments need, how governments request proposals for bids, and the process for awarding contracts. This year has ushered […]

Jessica Davis July 23, 2020

The United Nations has taken up the mantle to fight the novel coronavirus head on. They have executed drastic policy changes and public health initiatives. COVID-19 has impacted over 190 countries. The UN is looking for innovative ways to address the hunger, economic recessions, and poverty caused by the coronavirus.  In January of this year, […]

Jessica Davis June 30, 2020

According to the World Economic Forum, governments dedicate more than 9.5 trillion dollars to public procurement. About fifteen percent of countries’ national gross domestic product is allocated towards contracting out to individuals or private organizations to fulfill the needs of communities such as paving roads, improving technology, or updating public buildings. The problem that arises […]