Developing Print Requirements Based on Need – Case Study

13 Jun 2017
This case study provides an example of developing print requirements by first confirming the underlying organizational need. Further, the case study underscores confirming what the market is able to offer prior to establishing a bid/tender/RFP strategy. And of all this ultimately with an eye toward...

NAO on Commercial & Contract Management – Properly Evaluate Bids

30 May 2017
At the end of last year, the UK’s National Audit Office issued a very useful document titled “Commercial and contract management: insights and emerging best practice”. We did provide an initial overview of it here, and now we are into a more detailed review of its content and findings. For...

NAO on Commercial & Contract Management – Be An Attractive Client

14 May 2017
At the end of last year, the UK’s National Audit Office issued a very useful document titled “Commercial and contract management: insights and emerging best practice”. We did provide an initial overview of it here, and now we are into a more detailed review of its content and findings. For...

Market Engagement Best Practice Report from the SPP Regions

14 May 2017
The Procurement Forum website is managed by the European Secretariat of ICLEI- Local Governments for Sustainability, as part of the Procurement of Innovation Platform project financed by the European Commission. It is a good way of finding out what is going on in the public “procurement of...

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...

Public Procurement of Innovation – Case Studies from the EU

27 Apr 2017
This report from the Procurement of Innovation Platform from the European Union (EU) provides specific perspectives and guiding principles on procuring innovation (and achieving an innovation orientation) in a public procurement context.  In addition, several case studies from public entities...