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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 9

Position Papers of the 2016 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

Electronic Public Procurement for Europe: An Analysis of CEN/WS BII


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2016F385

Citation: Position Papers of the 2016 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 9, pages 181188 ()

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Abstract. This position paper discusses the outcome of the standardization initiative CEN/WS BII aiming to support the implementation of a complete end-to-end e-procurement process, that may be used in cross-border business all over Europe and in particular in the public sector. The discussion includes the background of this initiative, its approach, and its outcomes and shall help to understand how the CEN/WS BII worked and if and how these deliverables are appropriate to fulfill the aim of harmonized European-wide e-procurement in the public sector. Furthermore, based on the discussion, implications for future research in Information Systems with respect to standardization of e-procurement and interoperability of information systems are provided.


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