Government CIO viewpoint – Weds 6 November

Government CIO viewpoint – Weds 6 November

Want to know what the viewpoint of Government CIO’s on the benefits and risks of procuring from NZ owned ICT?  Come along to this event on Wednesday 6 November to find out more! What do NZ owned ICT companies need to do to make themselves more attractive for...
Government Procurement a Popular Topic

Government Procurement a Popular Topic

Judging by the level of interest shown at the recent NZRise member’s event, Government Procurement as presented by the team from MBIE is a very popular topic in the market. On Wednesday 28th August, NZRise together with ITP offered up the topic of the...
Moving towards more open procurement

Moving towards more open procurement

NZRise attended a workshop on Open government contracting recently  – represented by Shane Ross and Laurence Millar. The purpose of the workshop was to give an update on progress on “Contract Award Notices as Open Data”. As a member of the Open Government...
Procurement and the Emperor’s New Clothes

Procurement and the Emperor’s New Clothes

An opinion piece by NZRise Board Member, Shane Ross. The story about the Emperor’s new clothes was brought front of mind when I reviewed the proposed 4th Edition of the Government Procurement Rules. On first glance – and certainly the overall statement –...