We know the government wants to work with a broader set of IT suppliers. But we also know it is very difficult for many IT suppliers, particularly SMEs, to jump through all the procurement hoops.
The government realises this and has created a website where suppliers can tell the government what problems they are having.
Click here to tell the government about your IT procurement frustrations.
The website must have been launched on December 01. Since them there have been loads of comments, 43 in a day and a half is good going. It seems there are lots of frustrated SME IT suppliers. See the comments here.