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Case Studies

Public sector bodies across the US are relying on Spikes Cavell to deliver improved spend and contract visibility. We’ve captured the implementation experience of a number of them:

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Washington State Department of Transportation

Washington State Department of Transportation - WA (WSDOT) has deployed NIGP’s Measure service provided by Spikes Cavell as part of its drive to track savings and business process efficiencies achieved in its procurement and supply management activities.

We talked to Dave Davis, CPPO, Procurement and Materials Manager, about his experiences to date.

View the full WSDOT Observatory case study >>

City of Tucson

City of Tucson, AZ

The City of Tucson, AZ has deployed Spikes Cavell’s spotlightonspend as part of its drive to deliver improved transparency and enhance citizen engagement.

We talked to Kelly Gottschalk about her experiences to date.

View the full City of Tucson spotlightonspend case study >>

City of Tucson used our services deliver improved spend and contract visibility.

We talked to Marcheta Gillespie, Interim Director of Procurement, about her experience to date.

View the full City of Tucson Observatory case study >>

City of Naperville Illinois

City of Naperville, IL

The City of Naperville, IL has deployed Spikes Cavell’s spotlightonspend as part of its drive to deliver improved transparency and enhance citizen engagement.

We talked to Doug Krieger, City Manager, about his experience to date.

View the full City of Naperville spotlightonspend case study >>

The City of Naperville, IL used our services to better manage their spend to deliver savings for the city.

We talked to Mike Bevis, Chief Procurement Officer, about his experience to date.

View the full City of Naperville Observatory case study >>

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Baltimore County Public Schools, MD

Baltimore County Public Schools used our services to identify potential procurement savings through better spend and contract visibility.

We talked to Rick Gay, Purchasing Manager, about his experience to date.

View the full Baltimore County Public Schools Observatory case study >>

Anne Arundel County Public Schools, MD

Also in Maryland, Anne Arundel County Public Schools used our services to deliver improved spend and contract visibility.

We talked to Debbie Groat, Supervisor of Purchasing, about her experience to date.

View the full Anne Arundel County Public Schools Observatory case study >>

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University used our services to deliver improved spend and contract visibility, find savings, standardize the Procurement process and manage maverick spend.

We talked to Don Buffum, Director of Procurement & Contracts and Taylor Adams, Procurement Manager, about their experience to date.

View the full Mississippi State University Observatory case study >>

City of Tampa

City of Tampa, FL

The City of Tampa, FL used our services to deliver improved spend and contract visibility.

We talked to Gregory Spearman, Director of Purchasing, about his experience to date.

View the full City of Tampa Observatory case study >>

City of Lee's Summit

City of Lee's Summit, MO

The City of Lee's Summit, MO used our services to get visibility of their spend and to help deliver savings for the city. Not only this, but to be able to identify opportunities to develop spend with the city's local businesses.

We talked to Bill Ward, Purchasing Manager, about his experience to date.

View the full City of Lee's Summit Observatory case study >>

State of South Carolina Budget & Control Board

State of South Carolina Budget & Control Board

The South Carolina Budget & Control Board used our services to deliver improved spend and contract visibility.

We talk to Norma Hall, Program Manager, Strategic Planning about her experience to date.

View the full State of South Carolina BCB Observatory case study >>

"So far we estimate that we’ve delivered around $120,000 and, with the initiatives that the Observatory has helped us to identify, our forecast is that we’ll multiply our initial savings by a factor of four by year end."

Mike Bevis, City of Naperville