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The Open Contracting for Infrastructure Data Standard #OC4IDS to provides guidance to governments on what and how to publish information at each stage of an infrastructure project.

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Blog24 May 2019
Georg Neumann

Powering up open contracting: open contracting at the OGP Global Summit

News31 Jan 2019

Fairer food for Philadelphia: Providing better meals through open contracting

Blog21 May 2019
Sophie Brown

More than scandals: What Kenya’s audit reports reveal about risks in public procurement

Resource17 May 2019
Open Contracting Partnership

Open contracting supporting successful IT procurement

Blog20 May 2019
Gavin Hayman

Do artificial intelligence and big data present opportunities or challenges to fiscal accountability?

Blog14 May 2019
James McKinney

OCDS 1.1.4: Setting up for faster improvements

Blog7 May 2019
Yohanna Lisnichuk

Buenos Aires: ¿Qué podemos aprender sobre 8 años de datos de contratos?

Blog3 May 2019
Sophie Brown and Nicolas Penagos

A little data goes a long way: How bidder analysis could boost competition in Colombia’s infrastructure contracts

News20 Feb 2018

Open data on infrastructure and other public procurement is essential to support investment and integrity

News17 Jan 2018

Better and open data key to effective public oversight and managing risks in government spending

News27 Nov 2017

Transforming government contracting: Two-day global meeting Open Contracting 2017 to kick off in Amsterdam on 28 November

News18 Oct 2017

Malaysian project to expose political interests in procurement wins Open Contracting Innovation Challenge

News14 Jun 2017

Government Innovation Award winner and six Grand Prize finalists of Open Contracting Innovation Challenge announced

Resource26 Mar 2019
Open Contracting Partnership

Annual Report 2018

Resource25 Mar 2019
Open Contracting Partnership

OCDS 1.1 Plantilla de Política de Publicación [ES]

Resource15 Mar 2019

OC4IDS Field Level Mapping Template

Resource14 Feb 2019
Open Contracting Partnership

OCDS 1.1 Publication Policy Template

Resource17 Dec 2018
Open Contracting Partnership and PODER

Visualizing OCDS with Kibana

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