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Asia and Pacific Conference on e-GP PEPPOL Project
Klaus Vilstrup Pedersen
Deputy project Director
Email: kpe@difi.no

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Agenda
1. What is PEPPOL? 2. Benefits of PEPPOL 3. Challenges 4. Solutions

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The PEPPOL project
PEPPOL: making procurement better PEPPOL will remove procedural barriers to public procurement and enable European businesses to easily deal electronically with any public buyers in their procurement processes, thereby: increasing opportunities for greater competition for government agencies encouraging new and innovative ICT services simplifying access to larger markets for suppliers (especially SMEs) Moving towards a single market in the EU
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Facts & Figures
Government purchases in the European Union account for around 19% of GDP, which is over 2,200 billion Euro. It is estimated that if eProcurement were introduced over all European contracting authorities, annual savings could exceed Euro 50 billion.* Less than 5% of total procurement budgets is awarded through electronic systems.** No other aspect of government [than procurement] could release so much money, so readily and with such little political disagreement or social detriment. ***

“There’s only one thing worse than spending money you don’t have. And that’s buying the wrong things with it. And doing so in the wrong way.” David Cameron, UK Prime Minister
*Source: Deutsche Bank Research: eProcurement, February 2011 **Source: EC Green Paper on expanding the use of e-Procurement in the EU. SEC(2010) 1214 *** Source: Jon Hughes and Marc Day, co-authors of Why Public Procurement is Central to the UK's Economic Performance... and How to Transform It
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Challenges to eProcurement

The lack of common business process standards and solutions make eProcurement complex and costly. Differing legal requirements make tendering across borders difficult for suppliers, in particular SMEs. Market fragmentation has resulted in technologically isolated ‘islands of eProcurement’ in Europe, hampering interoperability.

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Solving the Challenges
Aligning business processes: EU Directives 2004/17, 2004/18, etc. have been implemented but national requirements and market fragmentation remains. Addressing common legal issues: The ‘Green Paper on expanding the use of eProcurement’ constituted a first step towards a review of the EU Public Procurement framework to recommend proposals for the reform of EU legislation. Developing interoperable technologies: Standardising the exchange of electronic documents between the various ‘islands of eProcurement”. PEPPOL simplifies electronic communication between the public and private sectors, increasing efficiency and expanding business opportunities, particularly for SMEs.
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The opportunity

“There is a window of opportunity to align developments and processes to ensure that key components of the emerging

eProcurement infrastructure support cross-border participation in
procurement procedures.”*

*EC Green Paper on expanding the use of eProcurement in the EU

*Source: European Commission, Green Paper on expanding the use of e-Procurement in the EU. SEC(2010) 1214

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Project Overview
Objective: Enabling EU-wide public eProcurement Consortium and scope: 17 beneficiaries from 11 countries Coordination: Norwegian Agency for Public Management and eGovernment Total budget 30,8 M€ and 10 M€ on sub-contractors 50% EC contribution for achieving interoperability Project start up: 1 May 2008 Project duration: 48 months Coordinated by the Norwegian Agency for Public Administration and eGovernment Website: www.peppol.eu

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PEPPOL Components

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Connecting eProcurement Islands

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Architecture Overview

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Pre-award Procurement Process

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Post-award Procurement Process

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Barriers

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Solutions

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PEPPOL impact
How PEPPOL impacts the market:

Setting the standards for eProcurement supported by EU governments Promoting the development of low-cost standardised and interoperable eProcurement solutions Connecting eProcurement communities in Europe to an the open PEPPOL exchange document infrastructure
As adoption increases, the IT industry will be encouraged to embed the PEPPOL standard specifications in packaged software solutions and services

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State of play

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Long Term Sustainability
User driven governance – communities for pre-award, post-award and eSignatures usage Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Short term plans: Further development and implementation of eProcurement building blocks in new Pilot A, ISA operations Medium term plans: CEF “Services of Public Interest” Continued Standardisation

CEN initiatives on eProcurement business process standardisation
OASIS/other initiatives on eDelivery/Document Transport Infrastructure

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Sustainability Dimensions

Business sustainability ICT sustainability Governance sustainability Recruitment sustainability Financial sustainability
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OpenPEPPOL approach

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PEPPOL.EU www.linkedin.com/groups/PEPPOL-PanEuropean-PublicProcurement-Online-1876735 Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_mkMJawvfY
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION Klaus Vilstrup Pedersen Deputy Project Director DIFI, Norway kpe@difi.no
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eProcurement without borders in Europe www.peppol.eu

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Overall concept of eSignature Validation Solution
Infrastructure Components for trans-national eSignature Certificate Validation
1.) PEPPOL XKMS Responder: can validate certificates against configured CAs and use the PPRS to pass XKMS request towards other PEPPOL XKMS responders. 2.) PEPPOL Public Registry Service (PPRS) - Service that provides information about PPRS Trusted Service Providers and their services. - Organised according Trust-service Status List (TSL, ETSI TS 102 231) - It is aligned with the EU Commission project on establishing an European List of CSP.

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Current Coverage of Validation Infrastructure: All CAs from EU-TSL
Belgium
Finland Lithuania

Norway
Poland

Germany

Suisse Bulgaria Czech Estonia Latvia Hungary Malta Netherlands Portugal Romania Slovakia Denmark Slovenia Sweden United Kingdom Luxembourg

Austria

Spain

France

Italy

Greece

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Infrastructure and Components ready to use

Open source server Software

Free to use validation client with API for integration
Own implementation towards XKMS interface (with Toolkit)
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Benefits of PEPPOL
For Economic Operators (Suppliers) The use of standardised eCatalogues and common processes for eOrdering and eInvoicing across borders, providing the basis for interoperability. Once connected to PEPPOL’s network, suppliers can communicate easily to everyone within the PEPPOL community – enhancing efficiency and business prospects PEPPOL simplifies supplier access to public eProcurement by developing easy to use, interoperable open source software, based on one set of standards across the EU. PEPPOL results can be used in B2B

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Benefits of PEPPOL
For Contracting Authorities (Buyers) Improved market access, particularly for SMEs (small and medium enterprises), increases competition and lowers costs Greater transparency increases public accountability and reduces potential for corruption Automated procurement speeds up administrative activities and reduces costs Streamlined processes facilitate faster transition to green, sustainable purchasing Enhanced exports by national businesses increase the tax base

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Benefits of PEPPOL
For ICT Industry additional services to offer: Exchange of procurement documents between pu¬blic entities and suppliers Connection to e-Procurement communities through access points Digital signature validation Document content validation Data conversion from source to target format Archiving data on behalf of users Lifecycle management of technology, processes and documents for business users External process optimisation for business users

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Benefits of PEPPOL
For ALL

Connecting eProcurement islands PEPPOL enables the connection of existing eProcurement communities (HUBs) across Europe, through ‘Access Points’ - currently provided by both public administrations and private companies - using common and nationally compatible standards.

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