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Keystone Column 30 – Digital landscape

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. This week, we look at stories that illustrate how the future digital landscape will look and conclude with our weekly listing of procurement opportunities. Business stories Losing ARM  Almost two weeks after UK…
Donnacha Phelan
29th July 2016
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Keystone Column 29 – Procurement framework

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. This week, we look at the opportunities arising from joining a procurement framework - we discuss two: the Irish housing plan and the United Nations procurement activities (a framework for…
Donnacha Phelan
22nd July 2016
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Keystone Column 28 – Evolving procurement requirements

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. This week, we look at the rapidly evolving procurement requirements following the transposition into Irish law of the 2014 EU Procurement Directives. Business stories Procuring public housing  A draft copy…
Donnacha Phelan
15th July 2016
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Keystone Column 27 – Change as a Strategy

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. This week, we look at change as a strategy for business. There are value loans on offer via Microfinance Ireland which are a change from traditional retail bank offers. InterTradeIreland's advice on Brexit…
Ross McCarthy
8th July 2016
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Keystone Column 26 – Post-Brexit Consequences

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. This week, we look at what Brexit means for the EU’s procurement rules for companies selling into Northern Ireland or other parts of the UK, a small works database issuing…
Ross McCarthy
30th June 2016
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Keystone Column 25 – The collaborative economy

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. This week, we look at the growth of the collaborative economy and explore the procurement risks highlighted by the UEFA European Championships. Also an important OGP announcement on Irish public…
Donnacha Phelan
24th June 2016
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Keystone Column 24 – Innovation opportunities and challenges

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. This week, we look at both the innovation challenges and the  innovation opportunities encountered by regulators and public administrations alike. Business stories Keeping up with innovation is a challenge for…
Donnacha Phelan
17th June 2016
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Keystone Column 23 – Access to public procurement

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. This week, how procurement teams can prepare for Brexit, whose interests should regulators prioritise and access to public procurement for small business. Business stories Impact of Brexit on procurement  Later…
Donnacha Phelan
10th June 2016
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Keystone Column 22 – Innovation Partnerships

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. This week, we ask how widespread are corrupt business practices and look at how innovation partnerships can solve challenging problems. As usual, we also include our listing of open Irish public sector tenders. Business stories US…
Donnacha Phelan
3rd June 2016
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Keystone Column 21 – Geopolitical risks and building an international business

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Keystone Column containing business stories and public procurement opportunities that drive the commercial strategy of ambitious companies. This week, we consider how to manage geopolitical risks to supply chains and look at how a regional start-up from a small fishing village can grow into an international business. Business stories Confidence…
Donnacha Phelan
27th May 2016