NIGP #CodeGate

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The NIGP #CodeGate controversy has gained significant traction since I began covering it in earnest at the end of March.  That said, there are some of you who may have just started following this story.

So that you will be in a better position to understand the nature of the growing controversy regarding the relationship between the NIGP (a not-for-profit entity) and Periscope (a private enterprise), I have listed in sequential order by date, every post beginning with the December 11th 2014 Up Periscope article.

In providing a step-by-step overview of the who, what, where, when and why, you will be able to track this story from its early beginnings to where we are at present.

December 11th, 2014 – Up Periscope? Examining Periscope’s acquisition of BidSync with a “Survivor’s” eye

December 14th, 2014 – Who are those guys? Are these the people who will have the most influence on public sector procurement in the coming years? 

March 31st, 2015 – Periscope Protest Letter Highlights Their Reasons For Challenging Missouri Selection of Perfect Commerce

March 31st, 2015 – Missouri Award Protest: The Gettysburg of Public Sector eProcurement (NOTE: First comment exchange with NIGP Chief Executive Rick Grimm)

April 1st, 2015 – The Fruit of The Poisonous NIGP Code Tree

April 3rd, 2015 – With regards to the NIGP Code, are States forfeiting their future for the sake of a questionable past?

April 4th, 2015 – Why the everyday taxpaying citizen should care about the Missouri NIGP Code Bid Protest

April 6th, 2015 – NIGP CodeGate’s Deep Throat reveals troubling conflicts of interest at the “non-profit” association (NOTE: Second comment exchange with NIGP Executive Rick Grimm)

April 8th, 2015 – Watching NIGP Chief Exec implode is both sad and troubling

April 9th, 2015 – What are the origins of the NIGP story?

April 10th, 2015 – The NIGP Code History: A Timeline To Trouble?

April 11th, 2015 – NIGP, Periscope by Colin Cram (Guest Submission by Procurement EU Edition Editor)

April 13th, 2015 – Parthenon Capital Partners: The Dangerous Puppetmaster in the NIGP #CodeGate Controversy?

April 14th, 2015 – Could Periscope’s Deal With Parthenon Be Challenged By NIGP Code Customers?

April 15th, 2015 – What is the real cost of moving away from the NIGP Code?

April 16th, 2015 – NIGP Consulting: Unintended Consequence or Deceit By Design?

 

You can follow my coverage of this story on Twitter using the hashtags #missbid #CodeGate

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