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Three Lessons from FSSI that Will Help Agencies Implement Category Management

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently conducted an analysis of the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI) and the extent to which the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has incorporated lessons learned from the program into its category management (CM) initiative. ...


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Violations of Public Procurement Law – Slovakia

A Let’s Stop Corruption Foundation think tank pointed out a non-transparent procurement in the Slovakian ministry’s St Michal Hospital. It involved a tender for the purchase of the complex medical equipment and for catering for patients and employees. The Public Procurement Office has confirmed...


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Start-Up Solution Helps Suppliers Find and Win Public Contracts

Newly announced, Tenderlake is a UK start-up of 2016 with a SaaS solution that leverages Artificial Intelligence to help organisations find and win more public tenders. It scouts websites and marketing materials, then finds customers with open opportunities to supply the products and services...


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Start-Up Solution Helps Suppliers Find and Win Public Contracts

Newly announced, Tenderlake is a UK start-up of 2016 with a SaaS solution that leverages Artificial Intelligence to help organisations find and win more public tenders. It scours websites and marketing materials, then finds customers with open opportunities to supply the products and services...


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Public Sector Organisations in Changing Approach to Delivering Services Online

GOSS, web and digital platform company, has produced its third Public Sector Digital Self-Service Survey covering 2017-18. It is one of the UK’s largest surveys of its kind. The 200-plus individuals (of CEOs, IT managers, procurers and purchasers) from 179 Public Sector organisations...

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Modernizing Legacy Systems through a Share-in-Savings Approach

Government professionals looking to modernize their legacy IT systems have reason to be optimistic as we begin the new fiscal year. Building on the Trump Administration’s sustained interest in improving government technology (a trail well blazed by his predecessor) is a renewed appetite for...

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Six Ways for Public Procurement Buyers to Get the Best Price

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...

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Lessons from GE Capital for Public-Sector Procurement and Sourcing

General Electric is well known to be at the cutting edge when it comes to procurement. In this article, GE Capital has summarized some interesting lessons on best practices in sourcing and procurement, lessons we can all learn from and apply not only as organizations but also as those executing...

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UK Offender Tagging Programme - Catastrophic Waste of Public Money

of Justice’s (MoJ) “offender tagging...tags should have been deployed from...to procure the new tags. At the time of...rolling out the new tags from the end of 2018...the new tags are now expected to be ready