Abstracts: January 23rd, 2008

This programme is now available to view on egovtv.tv, the online television channel for public service modernisation. It looks at the application of a new electronic procurement and tendering system designed to reduce procurement costs and simplify administration.

The “Public Procurement Platform” provides for catalogue procurement and manages the tendering process. It enables a greater number of suppliers to be engaged and streamlines record keeping.

GovTV is a dedicated web-cast television channel for governors of public bodies, council members and senior executives across all public sector organisations and is available free to an unlimited audience at anytime, at any location via the internet.

The programme can be viewed at GovTV. www.localgov.tv