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NASPO Law Institute – Framework Agreements – New Orleans

Public Procurement Intl

Gian Luigi Albano Gian Luigi Albano of Italy’s centralized purchasing agency, CONSIP, joined Keith McCook (a senior procurement attorney in South Carolina government) and GW Law’s Christopher Yukins on November 10, 2023 to discuss the law-and-economics of framework agreements (which in the U.S.

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Procurement centralisation, digital technologies and competition (new working paper)

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This is in particular to facilitate the extraction of insights from big data held by central purchasing bodies (CPBs); build public sector digital capabilities; and boost procurement’s regulatory gatekeeping potential. Source: Wikipedia. As always, any feedback most welcome: a.sanchez-graells@bristol.ac.uk.

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Ivalua Further Grows its Procurement Solution Business in Canada

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By deploying Ivalua as an improved central purchasing system for employees, TELUS will now have a guided buying capability, allowing users to be routed to compliant buying channels through shopping-like user experiences. .

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Job Opening: Purchasing Manager

Mike Purdy's Public Contracting

Using various analytical methods evaluates City's current purchasing patterns and practices; develops and continuously improves centralized purchasing systems and procedures.

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Procurement tools for AI regulation by contract. Not the sharpest in the shed

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Relatedly, it will be difficult to administer such tenderer screening to systems through the creation of lists of approved contractors or third-party certification (or equivalent mechanisms, such as dynamic purchasing systems administered by a central purchasing body, or quality assurance certification).

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Digital procurement, PPDS and multi-speed datafication -- some thoughts on the March 2023 PPDS Communication

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Given the undoubted value of harnessing procurement data, I sense that Member States will progress domestically, but primarily in specific settings such as that of their central purchasing bodies (see here ). However, whether they will be onboarded into PPDS as enthusiastic members seems less likely.