CX Project

Alpha Procurement

Alpha Procurement

Exploring digital solutions for creative services to enter public sector procurement.

4 Commercial Partners
Manchester
Glasgow
Stirling and Manchester
Manchester
5 Academic Researchers
University of Dundee
Lancaster University
CX PhD Student
CX PhD Student
CX PhD Student

Examining current procurement methods and developing a digital tool kit proposing new models for public sector procurement to use when working with the creative and digital services which allow agile, innovative commissioning.

Latest Project Activity

Alpha Procurement: The Ministry of Good Procurement is Born!

3rd Sep 2013
Our PhD researchers Hannah and Jeremy have been conducting in-depth desk research and fieldwork to better understand the procurement landscape.  Our key question: what does good look like? After discussing the research findings at MadLab, we have started to realise that it's not just about good procurement; it's about engendering empathy...

Kicking off Alpha Procurement

19th Feb 2013
With a few detours into Latin, love procurement tattoos, Procurement - the board game and adopt-a-commissioner, Mondays meeting gave us the opportunity to discuss what was achievable and impactful.  On Monday, the cluster of companies and academics working on Alpha Procurement met for our 'Kick off' meeting. As the first Lancaster...