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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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Dealing with a losing bid – part 3

In previous posts we have dealt with scenarios where companies have submitted a deficient or defective losing bid and with scenarios where they submitted a good bid and were hoping to be successful. In this posting, we will outline three options for companies seeking to take specific action following a…
Ross McCarthy
22nd 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
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Keystone Column 20 – Procurement Directives and the consortium

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 examine what changes the newly transposed EU Procurement Directives bring for Irish business, and why the consortium model has gained new importance. Also the Irish firm…
Donnacha Phelan
20th May 2016
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The Keystone Column No. 19 – Commercial Trends and Opportunities

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.   Business stories Silicon Republic reports on yet another delay to the roll out of the long awaited National Broadband Plan which aims to traverse 100,000km of road, 96pc of…
Donnacha Phelan
13th May 2016
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The Keystone Column No. 18 – Commercial Trends and Opportunities

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.   Business stories US President Barack Obama recently entered the Brexit debate on the side of those advocating that the UK remains in the EU. Noting the likely loss…
Donnacha Phelan
6th May 2016