Presence and quality of monitoring and data collection

Expert review of administrative data from assessments of monitoring systems and data presentation facilities, and data from publicly available sources, as well as checking of the actual outputs obtainable in the system. Interviews with contracting authorities, economic operators and their associations, procurement experts and NGOs. Contract management documents are taken to include contract amendments, if any, and contract completion reports; data monitored and collected should include, at a minimum, the information in the standard forms of Tenders Electronic Daily (TED). For each of the following five criteria, 2 points are awarded (total of 10 points).

Criteria fulfilled: 4/5

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The central authority uses the data system to collect and publish procurement plans, indicative notices for potential procurement procedures and contract notices (2 points)
The central authority uses the data system to collect and disseminate (publish) documents related to contract management (2 points)
The system of collecting information and submitting it for publication is simple, with few and clear data entry facilities, and does not require dedicated, specialised staff or more than part-time work for users (2 points)
The system allows for simple, effective and efficient data storage and analysis, with sufficient capacity to respond to user queries within a few seconds (2 points)
Data is up to date, complete and clear and fully reflects legally binding documents, such as signed contracts. Standardised nomenclature and unique identifiers such as the Common Procurement Vocabulary and the use of unique organisation IDs, must be used (2 points)