The white heat of digital transformation opportunity is found in the crucible of SMEs working in the B2B sector with emerging technologies.
Do these entrepreneurs see public sector as a good opportunity? – Probably not.
B2G is competing with B2B for these transformational products.
B2B migrating to B2G takes a different approach and they may need a modified product.
We should realise now that we have not invested enough in making this path more friction-less.
The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second best time to plant a tree, is now.
Time to work on bringing SMEs into B2G.
In Part 1 we looked at the first 4-months of spend data of 2019/20 (April to July) and compared this to the same period in 2018/19. Taking the perspective of demand-side management we concluded that management of the Digital Marketplace was proving to be effective and fruitful.
In this part we are going to look at the same data as ‘sales’ data and assess the state of the marketplace from the perspective of the tech industry – the supply-side.
An overview of the soon to be published (draft) spend figures for the Digital Marketplace. In this Part 1, I look at the growth pattern of G-Cloud and DOS overall against the November 2017 forecast. There is clearly emerging a 2-speed Marketplace with growth rates widely different for Large and SME organisations. SMEs don’t wring their hands and complain about unfairness… it’s not about the size of dog in the fight, it’s about the size of fight in the dog.