In this section, we take a closer look at three out of the six steps proposed in the chapter on “Challenges and Business Cases”. We also look at the SCIFI procurement process.
/ What Is Innovative Procurement?
When is the procurement of a solution considered innovative? Simply put, procurement is innovative when a contracting authority acts as an early adopter of inventive goods and services not yet available on a large scale (commercial) basis. Using already existing technology in interesting and groundbreaking ways is also a form of innovation.
/ What Did the SCIFI Procurement Process Look Like?
- Eligibility checks
- Remote interview
- Full implementation
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