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 re-design that makes the procurement process open with improved accountability, transparency and reporting capabilities; thereby speeding up the procurement cycle and providing greater access to more opportunities for suppliers … The use of technologies is not a substitute for the development of comprehensive and robust strategies. Technology only facilitates the development and delivery of a good strategy”.

In this brief overview, NIGP outlines perspectives applicable to public procurement associated with:

  • Types of procurement technology
  • Benefits of technology
  • Considerations before implementing new technology
  • Best practice uses for technology

Full Article: NIGP


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