The New Zealand's and United States' models offer valuable ideas on how to improve the procurement process of the Government of Puerto Rico but need to be tailored to the local culture. The primary changes needed to transform Puerto Rico are in two areas: making selections on total value per dollar instead of price and [...]
Like New Zealand, the United States government also transitioned away from a lowest-cost bidder approach for technology and other complex purchases in the 1970s. Leaders recognized that straight low cost bidding was too often not producing the best solution to solve issues and improve government service. The U.S. now uses the Performance Based Acquisition method, [...]
New Zealand’s approach is a good place to start. The island nation shifted its approach to procurement after a fiscal crisis in the 1970s and 1980s.
Many lawmakers and financial experts do not have first-hand knowledge of how Puerto Rico’s bidding process works.
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