Unlearning to Learn: A Vested Approach to Services Acquisition

16 Jan 2019
Episode 13 of the Public Procurement Leaders Podcast Have you ever seen the popular YouTube video, The Backwards Brain Bicycle? It’s a great demonstration of how our minds work. In the video, a man attempts to ride an otherwise-normal bike that does the exact opposite of what we expect: turn the...

SPP Tender Models – Good Practice Examples Published

3 May 2018
Last week we mentioned the SPP Regions success story on its CO2 emissions project, which involved the collaboration of 31 contracting authorities carrying out 40 eco-innovative tenders. The organisation has now published 40 good practice examples (or tender models) on the range of product and...

Recap & Recording: How to Buy Procurement Technology – Getting Started

21 Nov 2017
Buying procurement technology, like any technology, can be a complex endeavor. It requires an understanding of which facets of procurement you’re trying to improve, which technologies in the market are best suited to your specific problems, and how best to engage vendors and structure agreements...

Recorded Webinar: How to Buy Drones

8 Nov 2017
If you are curious about how drones are used in the public sector and want to learn how to buy them, then this pre-recorded webinar will get you on the right track. Drones are doing amazing work in the public sector, from creating 3D models of large mountains to helping in disaster recovery and...

Webinar Recording: Modernizing IT Through Agile Share-in-Savings Contracts

30 Oct 2017
To watch the full video, scroll down!Governments at all levels are grappling with the need to invest in new technologies and modernize their legacy systems. But lack of resources and capital investment dollars can often prevent that from happening. Vendors are ready to take risks and put more...