By eGovAsia Editors | 2010-12-08
SINGAPORE - eGovernment solutions provider CrimsonLogic has entered into a partnership with IDA International to distribute and operate e-procurement systems incorporating the Government eBusiness procurement (GeBIZ) platform.
Both companies will jointly market the new GeBIZ platform globally. IDA International, a subsidiary of the Info-communications Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), will be applying its professional and consulting skills to assist governments to achieve their e-business vision while CrimsonLogic will be responsible for implementing the requisite technology and solutions.
The new commercialized GeBIZ platform will serve as a one-stop e-business solution tool that will facilitate trading between organizations and their local and overseas suppliers, for both government and non-government businesses.
“In most countries, the government and the agencies it controls, are together the biggest purchasers of goods and services of all kinds - ranging from basic commodities to info-technology services. They need a solution that ensures fair and transparent transactions for all parties involved. The new GeBIZ platform is built to address the needs of this fast growing market,” Leong Peng Kiong, Chief Executive Officer of CrimsonLogic, said.
“Partnering with IDA International to market this platform globally is a logical step that will enable the partnership to leverage on the synergies and expertise of both organisations. We are excited by the opportunities and are confident that our existing and potential customers worldwide will be delighted with the cost savings and transparency the platform will bring to them,” he added.
For non-government agencies and businesses that want to adopt the government’s procurement best practices, the new GeBIZ platform will operate on a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform, enabling businesses to pay according to specified preferences.