Negotiation in Public Sector Procurement — Why Does it Matter?

11 May 2017
The perception from those who do not know the public sector well is that every aspect of procurement is process driven. Regulations in different countries are aimed at ensuring objectivity in the procurement process, and to protect against fraud. Because of this, negotiation is often not encouraged...

The Success of E-Procurement In Georgia: World Bank Tells the Story

1 May 2017
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 will and commitment can be critical in...

How to Spot 4 Common Types of Public Sector Procurement Fraud

26 Feb 2017
Stay Informed About Procurement Fraud and Stay Out of Trouble! Both public sector procurement and private sector procurement are excellent fields full of incredibly talented people, but every so often problems still come up. Fraud isn’t something you want to experience in any field, and...

Public and Private Sector Procurement – What’s the Difference?

22 Feb 2017
Everything You Need to Successfully Navigate the Procurement Industry No matter what your sector or industry, procurement is procurement, right? Well, not quite. There are definitely some aspects of procurement that remain the same whether you’re involved in public procurement or private...

Best Public Procurement Articles of 2016: The Arguments Against Collaboration

21 Dec 2016
Over the Christmas and New Year period, we will be featuring a daily favourite article from each month of this year (2016), which should take us nicely up to January 8th when we assume everything kicks back into gear! We’ll start today with this from January 2016. John Seddon is a guru of...