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Stars of Public Procurement Shine in the Tatra Mountains

28MAR

Stars of Public Procurement Shine in the Tatra Mountains

28. 03. 2019 13:23 Jan Šlachta

Discussions took place concerning what's new in public procurement and current trends brought about by the latest big amendment to the Public Procurement Act at an expert conference known as The Law in Practice 2019 which was held in Tatranská Lomnica under the auspices of APUeN (Association for Providers and Users of Digital Procurement Solutions).

The audience's interest was piqued mostly by the controversy surrounding the security of digital solutions, data and processes and responsibility for the authentication of candidates.

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Poland is looking for different ways to digitalise

14MAR

Poland is looking for different ways to digitalise

14. 03. 2019 14:24 Jan Šlachta

The Polish Public Procurement Office has announced that it is withdrawing from the contract for the design and delivery of software for the national e-Zamówenia eProcurement Platform.

Instead, for communications and submitting bids digitally institutions can continue to use the existing free state miniPortal system, or alternatively one of the available European or domestic commercial platforms.

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Transparent, innovative and worry-free

26FEB

Transparent, innovative and worry-free

26. 02. 2019 14:34 Jan Šlachta

Bratislava City Hall is going to use an innovative way of selecting their suppliers. Over the next four years economic operators providing services for winter and summer road maintenance and the upkeep of urban green areas will be awarded more than €40 million. The value of this contract has created a great buzz. This is the largest DPS ever announced in Slovakia, so it’s no wonder that councillors are stressing transparency, economic benefits and effectiveness throughout the process, and the very nature of a DPS will certainly satisfy these criteria.

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Our Growing Team of Experts

30AUG

Our Growing Team of Experts

30. 08. 2018 14:07 Jan Šlachta

We’ve put a lot of serious thought into the idea mooted last year of selecting independent curators from among the ranks of successful buyers and procurers for each thematic block. It has hardly been noticed, but there has been a very big change since last year: automation. Bearing this in mind, we took this step cautiously and with a certain amount of fear, but it has turned out to be totally amazing. Sure, sometimes everything hasn’t gone totally according to plan, but overall the sense of the whole programme jumped out at us. This year we are putting our foot on the gas and have been looking for new curators from the procurement world not only for programme blocks, but also for whole stages at November’s eBF. More heads, more hearts, more ideas, more energy, more innovation.

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EUPLAT supports the idea of the Fair Sourcing Awards

24AUG

EUPLAT supports the idea of the Fair Sourcing Awards

24. 08. 2018 08:44 Jan Šlachta

The European Association of Public eTendering Providers EUPLAT exists to promote and spread the idea of fair eTendering. This is why they will this year support the Fair Sourcing Awards (FSA), a competition rewarding success in the digitalisation of procurement which is organised by APUEN, the Czech and Slovak associations for users of eProcurement solutions.

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PROEBIZ joins EUPLAT

13JUN

PROEBIZ joins EUPLAT

13. 06. 2018 15:00 Jan Šlachta

EUPLAT, the European Association of Public eTendering Platform Providers announced today PROEBIZ as new member.

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Workshop in Pula

27MAY

Workshop in Pula

27. 05. 2016 11:32 Jan Šlachta

Last Thursday, on 19 May 2016, was organized a presentation of electronic platform for the application of electronic auctions in procurement procedures. Its goal was to present the usage of eAuctions in procurement for public sector institutions.

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The eAuction day went well

30SEP

The eAuction day went well

30. 09. 2015 15:28 Jan Šlachta

Last Thursday, September 24th, we organized our "eAuction Day in Croatia". Its goal was to present the usage of eAuctions in procurement and introduce this tool which is very commonly used in Central European countries.

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NAR marketing has been rated as a 100% reliable partner by contracting authorities

19FEB

NAR marketing has been rated as a 100% reliable partner by contracting authorities

19. 02. 2015 10:30 Jan Šlachta

Contracting authorities in Slovakia have been carrying out an evaluation of their suppliers since February 2014. The evaluated suppliers had taken part in public tenders. The criteria assessed were compliance with contractual requirements, adherence to time requirements, number of complaints, compliance with the method of performance and compliance with the quality of performance.

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E-Sourcing Implementation Challenges: Cause Versus Symptom

13OCT

E-Sourcing Implementation Challenges: Cause Versus Symptom

13. 10. 2014 15:54 Jan Šlachta

In a recent survey of supply management professionals, Topline Strategy Group investigated the perceived value gap associated with sourcing and procurement software applications. The question of realized value is rooted in whether companies are “getting their money’s worth” from such technology. The stakes are real, and they are high, as in the resulting report, Topline Strategy Group cites a 2014 report by Gartner that puts the annual North American corporate investment in sourcing and procurement solutions at $1.4 billion. [1]

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