County of Sarasota, FL, Expands Partnership with OpenGov to Upgrade Its Procurement Processes

Wanting to combine its disparate procurement systems and streamline reporting into a single dashboard, the County of Sarasota, FL was looking for a solution to transform its operations. It found the answer in OpenGov, the leader in procurement software for our nation’s local governments, and a current partner to the County for other software needs.

Facing several vacancies, the County of Sarasota was feeling the pain of a manual procurement process, including lengthy email exchanges outside of a single system and the need for manual reminders. In its search for a new system, the County wanted a platform that would provide automation, standardization, and enhanced vendor engagement. OpenGov Procurement emerged as the favorite option for its comprehensive approach to addressing these challenges, along with the strong existing relationship the County had with the company.

Anticipating a variety of large and small projects due to the influx of capital into the city, the County can look forward to the transformative power of OpenGov Procurement. The implementation promises to modernize Sarasota’s entire procurement process, enabling a reduction of up to 75% in time spent writing RFPs. Furthermore, the new system will provide much-needed dashboard analytics, enhancing vendor stats and ultimately increasing the number of bids for the 200-250 solicitations it processes each year.

The County of Sarasota, FL joins thousands of public sector organizations leveraging OpenGov to revolutionize work processes with cloud-based software designed specifically for the needs of government.

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Published: August 28, 2023