3 Useful Data Cuts to Support Your Supply Market Analysis

14 Jun 2017
In this brief tutorial, DeltaBid illustrates three useful data cuts to support your broader supply market analysis efforts. Public Spend Forum has a broader set of key principles around conducting supply market analysis, as well as training to support these efforts. What DeltaBid presents here...

E-procurement in Indian Railways – Case Study

14 Jun 2017
This case study report was developed by the authors and contributors to serve as a reference for practitioners focused on E-procurement systems.    The case study clearly lays out the problem statement, which provides a good summary of the motivating factors behind exploring the use of...

The Government of Singapore’s E-procurement System – Case Study

14 Jun 2017
In this case study, The Centre for Public Impact describes how the Government of Singapore Ministry of Finance (MOF) planned and implemented an E-procurement system to be used. As noted in the case study:  “The [MOF] decided to bring together different pockets of activities or systems in the...

The Benefits of E-procurement in State Governments – Case Studies

14 Jun 2017
This research paper by NASPO provides a robust discussion of E-procurement systems. Of particular interest in this paper is how E-procurement systems address procurement principles and drive business value outcomes for the public organization. In addition, the report also discusses the various...

E-Procurement in the Government of Andhra Pradesh State, India – Case Study

13 Jun 2017
This article is a case study describing the E-procurement benefits realized by the State of Andhra Pradesh in India. As part of statewide E-government applications, the state government of Andhra Pradesh implemented an E-procurement initiative with the following objectives: Reduce the time and...

Green, Sustainable Public Procurement – Key Practices and Case Studies

13 Jun 2017
This report lays out and discusses key practices in green, sustainable public procurement and supports each of these practices with rich country-level case studies. The key practices are individually and collectively informative and can also be applied to the individual public organization,...

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...

Technologies from the Private Sector That Can Reshape Public Procurement

8 Jun 2017
Within the private sector procurement, there are a number of advanced technologies that are beginning to reshape how we think about the role of “buying.” Perhaps the best place to start is in the world of sourcing itself. When I first started in the profession, top performing private sector...

Six Ways for Public Procurement Buyers to Get the Best Price

31 May 2017
Competitive pricing is predicated on a keen understanding of a number of factors, including a market and its suppliers, internal user requirements and their demand patterns, and alignment with the user community. Several sophisticated techniques can and should be explored to determine their...

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...

Case Studies on E-procurement Implementation in the Public Sector

30 May 2017
This report released by the Government of Australia Information Management Office provides a summary of the issues, key learnings and challenges associated with the five public E-procurement implementations that participated in the review of public E-procurement implementations. This information...