A good and detailed guidance note from the NePP (National e-Procurement Project) written in 2004 but still valuable. You can download it here: NePP eAuctions.
You will learn:
– how to get started,
– what are the challenge,
– where to get more information
The structure of this document is:
Section 1 contains a definition of e-auctions;
Section 2 explains how e-auctions support the implementation of good procurement
Section 3 defines the types of benefit that can be achieved through e-auctions;
Section 4 describes how an authority should identify the benefits from e-auctions and the
level of benefits that an authority should target;
Section 5 contains a proposed approach to track the delivery of benefits;
Section 6 summarises key learning points from organisations that have undertaken eauctions;
Section 7 lists the information sources that have been used to inform the preparation of
this guidance note;
Section 8 provides a reference to the template documents that authorities should use to
identify their benefits from e-auctions.
This guidance note is one of a series of four, each concerned with a key component of eprocurement: e-purchasing, procurement cards, e-tendering and e-auctions.
Have a visit to http://www.idea.gov.uk to know more.