Technological And Digital Procurement Category Strategy

The Local Government Association of the UK issued a comprehensive category strategy guide for purchasing technology products and services.

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Modernizing Legacy Systems Through A Share-In-Savings Approach

Is this the ultimate form of performance-based contracting, or a fool’s errand? If you’re an IT professional, it's worth your while to find out.

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6 Guidelines For Drone Acquisition

Drones have many potential and diverse applications for government, but with the technological and regulatory environment quickly evolving, purchasing them presents different procurement challenges.

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Wales’ top public spending watchdog has raised concerns about a body that was set up to save Welsh public bodies money – but which has been running at a loss – reports Wales Online. A report has been issued on how Welsh public bodies, which spend £6 billion a year, are not ...
Ahh, fall. A time for football, hay rides, and returning to campus. Being in a college town, we are always reminded that students are back on campus due to the increased traffic, the homecoming parade, and the increased buzz (no pun intended) around the town. The onset of fall ...
My heart rate has finally come down after the   exciting finish to Game Five   of the Cubs-Nationals playoff series last night.  I caught the first few innings waiting for my flight in Salt Lake City, and the game (which clocked in at more than 4 1/2 hours) was still going ...
Earlier this month the European Commission launched a call for an Innovation Procurement Broker  to develop and implement a sustainable method to facilitate public procurement of innovation (PPI), with a special focus on environmental sustainability and energy efficiency within ...
DEFRA – the UK’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs – has launched The Food Marketplace, a platform for buyers and suppliers of food to source and advertise products and services. The aim is to connect producers, suppliers and caterers with public sector buyers. ...
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Lisbon City Council has been investigated by a Portuguese newspaper for the direct award of a €5.179.873,44 public works project to one of the largest construction companies in the country. The contract is for the repair of the Miradouro de Sao Pedro de Alcantara, one of the ...
As more and more citizen services move from paper-based to digital, the benefits gained are being underlined by cyber criminals lurking in the digital shadows. How should procurement and program professionals begin thinking about the products or services available to securing ...
The European Commission announced this week it is opening up a public consultation on how to improve the food supply chain. The European agricultural sector has become increasingly integrated into global markets, and, while this has created important business opportunities, it ...
Drones have many potential and diverse applications for government, but with the technological and regulatory environment quickly evolving, purchasing them presents different procurement challenges. The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) recently released ...
  • Here's a version of the proposed FAR rule from 2004 in a google document. I copied it over to make it more readable, but also to enable comments and annotations. I plan to spend some time later today and into next week reading through this proposed rule and making comments and ...

  • I always found that the RFI is being used for market research, so a need is being identified, as is the buying agency. Building relationships is a usually better investment on precious B&P dollars. ------------------------------ Jaime Gracia CEO Seville Government Consulting ...

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