I recently blogged about how government is supporting open data standards in public procurement and contracting and what we’re doing to move towards an open standard for public procurement and contracting data.
Last month I wrote a post about how government is supporting open data standards in public procurement and contracting.
Government spends a huge amount of money through contracts each year. Unfortunately, at the moment, data about these contracts and the suppliers that win them isn’t available as easily as it should be.
Last March we published the first Digital Marketplace strategy. Since then so much has happened within GDS, across government, and within the Digital Marketplace programme.
We published the Digital Marketplace strategy in March 2015. It’s made up of 7 action points that outline our commitments for developing and growing the Digital Marketplace as a commissioning platform.
In my last blog post, Redesigning Digital Services: Creating simpler and clearer contracts, I talked about the user need for plain English in government contracts.
In my last blog post on redesigning Digital Services I said that we’re looking at applying user-centred design principles to the framework agreement and call-off contract.
Before the pre-election period, we said that we’d be starting afresh with Digital Services. Tony Singleton also shared our current thinking in his June update.
All the answers to the clarification questions have been published on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) eSourcing Portal. The clarification questions are all questions that have been asked by suppliers going through the application process. The reverse auction We’ve already …
Suppliers can now apply for the second iteration for the Digital Services framework. We want to continue to make changes in our approach that are revolutionary, not evolutionary, and have already started thinking about what Digital Services 3 could look …