Meeting The Research Challenge

Meeting The Research Challenge

July 7, 2021
Procurement

Our clients expect us to answer tough questions. Questions like, “what’s the total value of public contracting worldwide?” or, “who’s the leading buyer of consulting services in Europe?” Being able to answer those questions requires a thorough understanding of public procurement, but also an understanding of what data is available and how to query it.

Our work is about making thousands upon thousands of incremental improvements to the data we hold. Updating categories, gathering data in a better way, recording new protocols, and complying with standards. Each day we make these improvements. When a client comes calling, we know exactly how to answer their questions.

We understand the data better than anyone else.

So we can answer the toughest questions and give you the confidence you need to make investments and change policies.

Get in touch with us, if you’d like to discuss our data or research capabilities. We’re always happy for a no-obligation chat.

July 22, 2021

Trade, Policy And Procurement Meet Again.

The UK's Trade and Agriculture Commission has published its final report, along with twenty-two recommendations, one of which is to direct the...
July 20, 2021

McGowan Government Enhances Aboriginal Procurement Policy

In 2018, Western Australian Labour Premier Mark McGowan introduced a landmark Aboriginal Procurement policy. The objective of the policy was to improve...
July 14, 2021

Are Trade Agencies Becoming More Like Hedge Funds?

Trade promotion, where a country promotes its companies and products to be bought by another, has a certain image. One imagines suave...
June 30, 2021

US Consults On Social Procurement

The US Government's Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has requested submissions on the "methods and leading practices" to assess whether agencies'...
June 23, 2021

Harnessing Procurement To Tackle Climate Change

As experts in procurement and open data, we are pleased to see the recent announcement that global confectionery giant Mars is harnessing...
June 29, 2021

Western Australian Govt Rolls Out New Procurement Process.

We're always pleased to see governments reviewing their procurement processes with a view to greater transparency. The Western Australian Government has recently...
June 9, 2021

Commit To Net Zero To Win Government Contracts.

....So says the Cabinet Office, with new measures released on World Environment Day that will require businesses to publish clear and credible...
June 2, 2021

Major Procurement Project For Inverness Castle

This week sees Highland Council publish the main construction and refurbishment tenders for the Inverness Castle Transformation project, through Public Contracts Scotland...
May 27, 2021

Six Considerations When Marketing To Governments.

We might say marketing to the government is similar to marketing to any other target market, particularly another B2B target market. And...
May 17, 2021

Data Mastery.

It's easy to say that you're a 'world leading' enterprise. It's much harder to back it up. But we genuinely believe that...
May 4, 2021

Recommendations For Tackling Gender Disparity For Governments

Clearly, the UK Government is a leader in the field of open data and transparency: it is this commitment to transparency as...
June 2, 2021

Does Government Business Correlate To Gender Disparity?

As part of our Procuring Inequality report, we've analysed whether winning government business equates to a gender pay disparity. By linking gender...
May 5, 2021

The Worst Performing Suppliers To Government In The Gender Pay Divide.

As our analysis of the gender pay gap within strategic suppliers to government from our Procuring Inequality report, showed a broad overlap...
May 18, 2021

Does The Number Of Women In Top Jobs Affect The Gender Pay Divide?

Through the creation of our report Procuring Inequality, we have analysed the proportion of women in the top jobs among the highest...
May 18, 2021

How The Gender Pay Gap Differs By Procurement Category.

As part of our exploration into the gender pay gap through our report, Procuring Inequality, we analysed the industry sectors and how...

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