Public Spend Forum’s Public Procurement Weekly Roundup

DHS is seeking tech proposals from small businesses, industry leaders provide bold predictions for federal tech this year, and GSA plans to launch a pilot program to collect data and identify best practices from multiple e-commerce providers. All this and more in Public Spend Forum’s first weekly...

TI on the IMF and Anti-Corruption

The International Monetary Fund’s April 2019 edition of Fiscal Monitor is out and focuses on two broad themes: fiscal policy in a fast-changing global economy and curbing corruption. Corruption, which they describe as ‘the abuse of public office for private gain’ weakens key functions of...

More Protection for Whistle-Blowers on Breaches of EU Law

MEPs have approved new rules to strengthen the protection of whistle-blowers across the EU. The rules are intended to protect and encourage reporting of breaches of EU law, give whistle-blowers the choice of reporting either internally or externally, and safeguard them against reprisals from...

France Announces International Competition to Rebuild Notre-Dame Spire

France has announced an international architecture competition to rebuild the spire of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris after its collapse in a major fire. President Emmanuel Macron pledged to rebuild the 850-year-old cathedral within five years. More than £700 million has so far been donated to...

Public Spend Forum’s Public Procurement Weekly Roundup

Federal agencies are cutting procurement time with PROPRICER, Amazon pitches facial recognition tech to ICE amid controversy, and a new report shows poor debriefings can lead to bid protests. All this and more in Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for November 2, 2018.   Agencies, Contractors...