a wait, another step and then a wait, because we don’t have a process.” - Bennie, P-Card Holder 3 Government purchasing is complex because rules of fairness and auditing separate the purchaser from the person wanting the items—-which also occurs in nursing homes and other places. Our permissively reusable code can be found at https://github.com/18F/C2.
audit rules create internal communication problems. 1. Knowing where they are in the process 2. Organizing multiple streams of information 3. Anticipating and getting timely approvals “Some (orders) automatically reconcile and some don’t. You get confused.” - Yolanda, GSA “There are over 15 spreadsheets for me to keep updated.” - Brian, Interior “This recent time we have gone back and forth 3 or 4 times.” - Cheryl, GSA 4
the loop. Communicart is convenient. Stores Data Requests, approvals, and data are stored for easy future reference. Communicart is an approvals organizer built around email so it fits into the existing workflow of acquisition professionals.
with requestors, approvers and peers. Communicart is intuitive. Easy Display Approval Bar A single click to collect all your approvals. Exportable Spreadsheet Easy communication with everyone and every database. 6 Full Purchase Item Details