Open contracting is a journey. These seven steps have helped innovators around the world to transform their contracting processes and create impact. Change is never easy. Feedback, learning, and iteration are important parts of this process.

The Open Contracting Partnership and the growing open contracting community are ready to assist. For resources, case studies and stories about open contracting visit www.open-contracting.org. We run a free helpdesk at data@open-contracting.org. Data tools and the Open Contracting Data Standard documentation in English, Spanish and French are available at http://standard.open-contracting.org.

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