In the first phase of the marketplace, CGI will assemble an electronic retail environment in which educational institutions can order various goods and services. In the second phase, procurement groups will be enabled to issue and execute requests for proposals for major purchases.
"CGI was selected as our partner because it has demonstrated an understanding of OECM's vision and has the depth of experience that comes from successfully managing other electronic marketplaces in both Canada and the United States," stated Frank Erschen, acting president of the Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace.
There's a non-profit in China that is doing this for the energy industry. I know that's not education, but I'd thought I'd put that out there.
CGI to build and run Ontario public education 'marketplace' in $40M contract