This page lists our updates and progress from across the programme channels over the most recent months. We’ll be updating this page monthly so that it’s easy to see what we’ve been up to.
If you’d like to get involved or learn more about the programme, email the Procurement for the future team.
Work on this key part of the programme has been temporarily paused, while we recruit the additional resourcing needed to carry our projects forward.
Liz Palmer, our new Head of Procurement Capability and Systems, will oversee the teams working on the development of procurement system tools, people capabilities and workforce capacity.
We’ve moved the 2023 procurement capability index (PCI) reporting due date to 1 November 2023. This gives us more time to review the questions and evidence guide. The review includes input from agencies and covers questions about:
Our June CoLab was well attended with a lot of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) participating. We looked at uplifting supplier capability. This was the start of our work on supporting SMEs, including Māori businesses, successfully navigating government procurement.
We’ve developed capability blueprints from our capability concept labs. These will inform a capability work plan and identify topics to bring to future CoLabs.
Construction and infrastructure is likely to be the first sector that will use the sector leadership model. A summary of our consultation feedback is available.
We’ve received great feedback at recent CoLabs on next generation collaborative contracting (NGCC) and strategic supplier relationship management (SSRM). We’ve used this feedback to:
We’ve updated requirements for the procurement platform with input from agencies and suppliers at our July CoLabs. We're excited to begin work on the design and discovery phase with our external development partner.
Our team has been listening to feedback and looking at different ways to improve the user experience of the GETS and AoG collaborative procurement dashboards before releasing the next version.
We’re proposing to amend 18 Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs). The proposed changes will let us share spend information from those collaborative contracts in a visual dashboard.
The open contract data standard gap analysis has progressed well. We’re now summarising this with the conceptual data model to make further recommendations.
We’re looking at requirements for procurement activities and mapping them to procurement rules and capabilities. Thank you to those who came to the recent CoLabs, your input is a great help.
In June, we delivered the first version of the project version and control feature to some agencies. This is a critical new Document Builder feature. It allows us to make new versions of templates available to agencies. It’s a big step forward in preparing for the wider rollout of the tool next year.
We’re in the process of planning a comprehensive review of the Government Procurement Rules. This review will cover a wide range of topics, including:
The project team is currently planning how it can best engage on the wide range of topics.