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For Consultation: Draft Deed for Master Media Agency (MMA) Services for the Australian Government

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For Consultation: Draft Deed for Master Media Agency (MMA) Services for the Australian GovernmentAnne CollinsProcurementProcurement Coordinator19 Sep 2017Finance has released for comment a draft MMA Services Deed (which includes the Statement of Requirement) that may form part of an open approach to market to establish a new MMA Services Arrangement for the Australian Government.Tags: ProcurementProcurement CoordinatorAusTenderRequest for TenderWhole of Government ArrangementsAdvertisingMaster Media Agency ServicesRead more
Anne Collins

Whole of Australian Government (WoAG) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software as a Service (SaaS) consultation activity

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Whole of Australian Government (WoAG) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software as a Service (SaaS) consultation activityMichael HirschfeldProcurementProcurement Coordinator12 Sep 2017Hi all Thank you to all those who provided feedback on the draft Head Agreement and Whole of Government Business Process Standards Framework that were released for comment on 21 August 2017. We are working through all the comments, with the aim of approaching the market next week. Regards, Michael Tags: Request for TenderAusTenderSoftware as a ServiceSaaSERPRead more
Michael Hirschfeld

Consultation on Open Contracting Data Standard

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Consultation on Open Contracting Data StandardMichael HirschfeldProcurementProcurement CoordinatorTechnology and Procurement07 Sep 2017

Commitment 4.3 of the Open Government National Action Plan was to undertake a review of Australia’s existing compliance with the Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS), publish the review and receive public comment before implementing any agreed measures to increase Australia’s compliance.

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Michael Hirschfeld

Parliamentary Expenses Management System (PEMS) - EOI - Addenda 02

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Parliamentary Expenses Management System (PEMS) - EOI - Addenda 02John Sheridan - CIO & CISOProcurementTechnology and Procurement05 Sep 2017

Hi all,

 

On Monday 21 August I released the PEMS EOI for your response by Friday 15 September 2017.

A response to a clarification question was provided in Addenda 01 to the EOI on Wednesday 30 August.  This week, we’ve received the following further requests for clarification:   

 

Question 1:

  • Can you please provide breakdown of estimated 3000 users for each of groups identified (Users, Administrators, Industry)?

  • Can you please provide estimated number of expenses processed per year?

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John Sheridan - CIO & CISO

Parliamentary Expenses Management System (PEMS) - EOI release

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Parliamentary Expenses Management System (PEMS) - EOI releaseJohn Sheridan - CIO & CISOProcurementTechnology and Procurement22 Aug 2017

Hi all,

 

On Friday 11 August, I released a draft PEMS EOI and invited your comment on the suitability of the content and format.  Thank you for your responses. 

Attached is a summary of the comments you’ve sent through.    

The EOI has been updated in response to your comments and I’m releasing the final version today on this blog and via Austender.

The EOI is part of a sequence of activities to achieve solution advice and tender quality pricing to inform the second pass business case.

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John Sheridan - CIO & CISO

For Consultation: Whole of Australian Government (WoAG) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software as a Service (SaaS) Draft Head Agreement

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For Consultation: Whole of Australian Government (WoAG) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software as a Service (SaaS) Draft Head AgreementMichael HirschfeldProcurementProcurement Coordinator21 Aug 2017

Hi all

Finance has released a draft Head Agreement (which includes the Statement of Requirement) and Whole of Government Business Process Standards Framework for comment. 

The draft Head Agreement and Whole of Government Business Process Standards Framework are now available on AusTender at FIN/006/17/NOTICE3.

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Michael Hirschfeld

Parliamentary Expenses Management System (PEMS) Expression of Interest (EOI) – Industry briefing

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Leanne Chaplin

New Procurement Coordinator

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New Procurement CoordinatorMichael HirschfeldProcurementProcurement Coordinator01 Aug 2017

Hi all,

Following some movements in the Department of Finance, I will be taking over as the Australian Government Procurement Coordinator.

I am looking forward to taking on this new role and engaging with you to improve knowledge of Australian Government procurement and address any issues you would like to raise. 

I would also like to thank John Sheridan, who has achieved a tremendous amount in his almost five years as Procurement Coordinator, and wish him well in his new position within the Department of Finance.

Regards

Michael

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Michael Hirschfeld

Whole of Australian Government Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software as a Service (SaaS) Panel – Market Day

2 months ago
Whole of Australian Government Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software as a Service (SaaS) Panel – Market DayJohn Sheridan - CIO & CISOProcurementProcurement CoordinatorTechnology and Procurement18 Jul 2017

Hi all,

Thank you to those who attended the ERP SaaS Panel briefing on Friday 7 July 2017 FIN/006/17/NOTICE.

Here is the presentation that was used at the briefing: http://livestream.education.gov.au/finance/7july2017/erp/.

The next activity is a Market Day, which is scheduled for 26 and 27 July 2017.

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John Sheridan - CIO & CISO

Parliamentary Expenses Management System (PEMS) Industry briefing presentation and Market Day

2 months 1 week ago
John Sheridan - CIO & CISO

Guest Post: Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement Negotiations and Government Procurement - Call for Submissions

3 months 3 weeks ago
Guest Post: Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement Negotiations and Government Procurement - Call for SubmissionsNathan WatsonProcurementProcurement CoordinatorTechnology and Procurement31 May 2017

This post was submitted by Elizabeth Ward, Australian Chief Negotiator, Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

On 16 May 2017, the Australian Government launched negotiations with Hong Kong for a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

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Nathan Watson

Cloud Services Panel Refresh – New panellists have arrived

4 months 1 week ago
Cloud Services Panel Refresh – New panellists have arrivedJohn Sheridan - CIO & CISOProcurement CoordinatorTechnology and Procurement10 May 2017

I am pleased to announce that the following suppliers have been added to the list of panellists on the Cloud Services Panel:

  • ASP Converters Pty Ltd
  • Tata Consultancy Services Limited

This is in addition to the suppliers that were announced on 26 April 2017.

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John Sheridan - CIO & CISO