Data and Technology

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Data and Technology

Going beyond manual processes, technology can be used to drive significant efficiencies across all aspects of the procurement process. Meanwhile, data can be used to improve transparency and manage/improve performance.

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NIGP presents an overview of the benefits and uses for technology in public procurement.  Contextually, NIGP points out: “As the procurement function of many public organizations is becoming more strategic, procurement technology allows for a process ...
The World Bank describes the need for reform and governance improvement in public procurement and how procurement technology can significantly further the reform agenda. In particular, this report explains how the use of technology can benefit public ...
Transparency International describes how technology can greatly improve public procurement, emphasizing benefits in integrity/corruption, market competition, transparency, and information access .  As Technology International states in the introduction ...
This short posting by Zycus briefly makes the point that commercially available technology can meet the needs of public procurement, especially given the often stringent rules and regulations of public procurement. The posting also makes the point that ...
An article in Forbes looks at the ways electronic procurement can increase transparency and cut down on corruption. Aside from increasing efficiency, the article notes that e-procurement can often open government markets to more vendors, and help bring ...
This article presents a brief case study of the benefits the country of Georgia achieved through implementing an e-procurement system. As stated in the article: “In Georgia, the introduction of e-procurement (Ge-GP) is a good example of how strong political ...
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The Government of New Zealand shares how they have defined and implemented their procurement competency framework.  This ...
Transparency International describes how technology can greatly improve public procurement, emphasizing benefits in inte ...
This article focuses on key principles with several supporting mini-case studies, describing and illustrating the principles ...

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