Get Your Next Phone System Faster + More Affordable with a Cooperative Contract

The purchasing process for government, education and healthcare organizations is not always easy or efficient. It often involves the complexities of the RFP process, followed by the equally...

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Topics: Healthcare, Education, Phone Systems, Mitel Dealers, Government, cost savings

Struggling to Keep Remote Employees Connected? A Mitel Phone System can Help

Keeping remote employees connected without hurting collaboration or lowering productivity can be a struggle for today's businesses. Luckily, technologies that allow employees to work from outside...

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Topics: Communications Services, Education, Phone Systems, Unified Communication, Nonprofit, Integrating, Multiple Locations, Government

Which Business Phone Solution is Right for My Government Agency?

Government agencies face difficult management and administrative tasks on a daily basis. And when it comes to a service like telephone communication, the solution is often anything but basic. This...

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Topics: Managed IT Services, Efficiency, Phone Systems, NJPA Contracts, VOIP, Conferencing, Government

You Can Upgrade Your Organization's Phone Systems and Stay on Budget

Due to strict budgets and competitive solicitation guidelines, government agencies, school systems and nonprofit organizations often run into struggles and frustrations when updating their...

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Topics: Education, Phone Systems, NJPA Contracts, Nonprofit, Government, Upgrading

5 Problems with the RFP Process & Why You Should Consider an NJPA Contract

When you manage purchasing for a government agency or school system, the RFP process can tie you up and slow things down. In fact, it’s hard to imagine a more complex exercise than assembling an...

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Topics: Education, NJPA Contracts, Government, Poor Communication

NJPA Cooperative Contracts vs. RFPs: Process Comparison [Infographic]

The budget year is coming to an end, and your business needs to upgrade its telecommunication systems. There are two choices when it comes to making a purchase: the standard Request for Proposal...

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Topics: Education, NJPA Contracts, Telecom, Government, telecommunication

Getting the Phone System You Need with NJPA Contracts [Slideshare]

If you are responsible for upgrading or replacing the phone system for an education, healthcare, government or nonprofit agency, this blog is for you.

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Topics: Healthcare, Education, Phone Systems, NJPA Contracts, Technology, Nonprofit, Government, Upgrading

What You Need to Know about National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) Membership

National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) aims to simplify the purchasing and procurement process - and they do it through offering cooperative contracts to their members. The cost savings and...

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Topics: Education, NJPA Contracts, Nonprofit, Contract Confusion, Government

Buy a Business Phone System in Two Steps with Cooperative Contracts

The request for proposal, or RFP, process probably feels like a thorn in the side for most purchasing managers and administrators. When it comes time for entities like school districts,...

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Topics: Education, Phone Systems, Mitel Dealers, NJPA Contracts, Government

4 Ways NJPA Contracts Help Schools, Government Agencies and Nonprofits

It can be difficult for any organization to keep pace with rapidly changing technology, especially considering the expense typically associated with doing so. 

Not-for-profit organizations are met...

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Topics: Change, Financial, Education, Phone Systems, Mitel Dealers, NJPA Contracts, Technology, Nonprofit, Budget, Government