Real Talk: How is the Adams Administration doing on procurement reform?
Despite the attention it has received, contract registration is only the first step of the process that leads to payment. While Passport Public is a fantastic new tool, it only covers some contracts; and Checkbook – the other public source of data – is exhaustive but only for contracts that have been registered, making it less helpful for understanding what is going on right now. Unfortunately, it is harder to estimate exactly how the city is doing with payment compared with registration. Read more from SeaChange's John MacIntosh on the current state of procurement reform in NYC here.