Content for #Procurement

UK public sector buyers will be required to publish notices for procurements to the new UK e-notification service Find a Tender (FTS) from 11pm on Dec. 31, 2020. In a Procurement Policy Note (PPN), the Cabinet Office said public sector buyers must …
So you want to become a government contractor? Let’s start with the long pole in the tent: If you want to win government contracts, you must first be registered in the System for Award Management …
The Government Digital Service (GDS) has launched a Digital Buying Guide to support best practice in procurement overseas. The initiative is part of the Global Digital Marketplace Programme, aimed at helping other countries make their digital procurement more open and …
Supply Management highlights the key points of the Public Procurement Review Service (PPRS) Progress Report which found the top areas of complaint about public procurement from suppliers in 2019-20 were late payments and advertising of contracts. The next three biggest areas of …
Last year, the Irish government bought a state-of-the-art digital printer, one of the most advanced pieces of machinery of its type in the world. Unfortunately, once it arrived in Dublin it became clear that there was a problem. Sadly, the …
While the government market is enormous by any standard, over $10 trillion globally to be precise, it is an extremely complex environment for suppliers to navigate. The reality today is that many barriers …
With a changing acquisition environment, it is more important than ever for contracting professionals to drive new and innovative solutions. However, sometimes it can feel like our hands are tied by Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements.  There’s a common saying in …
A $10 trillion sector globally, the government market is enormous by any standard — and extremely complex. Although changes have been made over the years to streamline certain processes and practices, several barriers still stand in the way of companies …
After more than a decade on the buying side of the government/industry equation, I was fairly confident that I understood the costs associated with selling a product or service to the government. After all, I had evaluated thousands of proposals …
A hunt for an Indian saree on the streets of Delhi, economics and government procurement intersect to give us the insight we need to improve government procurement  …