Dynamic Purchasing System for Public Procurement

Dynamic Purchasing Systems: An Answer to Public Procurement Burdens?

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Every year, more than 250,000 public authorities in the European Union spend around 14% of GDP (around €2 trillion per year) on the purchase of services, works and supplies. Their peers in the United States are also responsible for about $2 trillion in spend. Could the money be better spent? Absolutely. How? Now that’s a [...]

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Transparency in Public Sector Procurement: Are You Ready for Open-book Accounting?

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Open–book accounting means the sharing of an organisation’s accounts with everybody who has an interest in the organisation: not just employees, direct and indirect shareholders and others. In effect, this means opening the books to the public. With growing interest in business transparency, it is a growing trend. There is no insurmountable technological barrier, since […]

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Crossrail Relies on JAGGAER to Source Europe’s Largest Construction Project

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It would be near impossible to manage [bidding] without the software. Specifications, drawings, methodology, and milestones may inevitably change during the bidding period, and we need to be sure those changes are reflected universally and communicated instantly to the suppliers. The JAGGAER system is a reliable communication system and traceable; it’s real-time and it’s live.”— [...]

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Procurement in the Public and Private Sectors: Is There Really Much Difference?

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The short answer to that question is yes, there are big differences. The more nuanced answer is yes, there are differences, but in many respects, they are narrowing, and in any case, the things they have in common are far greater. One of the reasons that the answer has become so nuanced is that the […]

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How JAGGAER and the UK Ministry of Justice Exceed Public Procurement Demands

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   Public sector procurement is stuck in limbo - oftentimes the differences between public and private sector seem enormous, but they're often exaggerated or misunderstood. We sat down with Richard Hogg, Managing Director, JAGGAER UK, and Jim Rawlings, Commercial Director, UK Ministry of Justice, to talk through the challenges and misconceptions about digital procurement in the public sector. Find out more about [...]

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The State of Georgia: Savings & Efficiencies in Procurement

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Increased spend under management from 6% to over 60% Enabled the state’s purchasing department to display real financial leadership and sound fiscal management Allowed Georgia’s public entities (such as city/county governments, public universities, and hospitals) to leverage the state’s buying power and contracts With ever-mounting budgetary constraints, government agencies need to stretch their tax dollars [...]

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How Automated Supplier Management Helps Europe Meet New Sustainability Rules

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The European Union (EU) has shown a strong interest in promoting green public procurement and sustainability among its member states. This interest culminated in legislation that took effect in April, influencing both the public and private sectors. As of April 18, the EU is subject to new directives for public procurement. The old regulations sought […]

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