E-Procurement Cannot Work for Counties, Say Governors Council
The online procurement directive for counties is unrealistic and cannot work, a technocrat in the council of Governors has said.
An interesting reminder that politics and procurement technology can often be at odds. While technical issues like those mentioned in the article — poor internet access, insufficient IT infrastructure — can be overcome by most solutions on the market today, there are many other factors vendors must navigate when working with governments, and not just in Africa.
This is one area where Ivalua excels, as the ability to configure unique rules, workflow and financial controls across a complex organization is one of our key strengths. It is certainly one of the reasons why we continue winning government business in the U.S. and Canada in recent years.