Saturday 7 February 2009


Computer World has a good story on the Government Tender process. commonly known as GETS

We have been on both sides of this process so we can catagorically say its a dog. If you are procuring the paper work is phenominal and the time lags created by the process are excessive.

If you are submitting a tender, it is hard to do some investigation on what the organisation really wants except through a laborious Q and A process.

It also favours existing suppliers.

The system is adding costs to the government and costs to the companies who are tendering so we are delighted to find it is being overhauled.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Whetu also has been on both sides of this process. GETS is an even bigger dog if one is in the market for a service, rather than a widget.