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Public Services and Procurement Canada Selects Infosys Public Services to Deliver its Electronic Procurement Solution

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Ottawa, Ontario – September 24, 2018: Infosys Public Services Inc. (IPS) today announced that it has been awarded a CAD $80.3 million contract by Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) to modernize and automate their procurement processes.

IPS is working with Ernst & Young LLP (EY) and SAP Canada Inc. (SAP) to digitize PSPC procurement system through the implementation and management of a cloud-based electronic procurement solution. The new solution, which will be using SAP® Ariba®, SAP® Fieldglass® and ServiceNow, will provide an intuitive, web-based portal for PSPC and its suppliers to access procurement information and services in both English and French.

The new platform will enable PSPC to purchase various goods and services through a single portal, easily configure specific requirements, and access data, reporting and analytics information in real-time to support more effective decision-making. Based on the experience within PSPC, the government will determine whether to expand the solution to other federal departments and agencies. Provincial and municipal organizations will later be offered an option to use this new platform to streamline their procurement processes and reduce the administrative burden while engaging with more than 183,000 government suppliers.

As the prime system integrator, IPS will implement the SAP-based solution and set up a network that provides Tier 1, 2 and 3 support services. EY Canada will facilitate the design and deployment of future state processes and enabling technology to support PSPC procurement modernization agenda. EY Canada will also provide change management and training support as the program gets rolled out.

“Navigating their programs and services to a digital future requires organizations to not only identify the right technologies to implement, but also to enable them quickly and at-scale,” said Eric Paternoster, Chief Executive Officer, Infosys Public Services. “We are honored and excited to have been selected by the Government of Canada to do just this – modernize procurement systems to make it easier for the government and the suppliers to interact, transact and better serve Canadians.”

“This is an incredible opportunity to work with IPS to align procurement services with the Government of Canada’s digital transformation,” said Andy Canham, managing director of SAP Canada. “We look forward to working with IPS in their delivery of an intelligent, collaborative platform for federal procurement to set the standard for the public sector across the country.”


About Infosys Public Services, Inc.

Infosys Public Sector is a leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. With benchmark processes, access to cross-industry insights and innovative solutions, Infosys Public Services is partnering with public sector organizations to navigate their digital transformation, helping them renew existing systems into modern, agile, intelligent platforms, develop new capabilities and deliver better outcomes to all stakeholders at a lower cost with less risk.

Navigate your next with Infosys Public Services. Visit www.infosyspublicservices.com to see how.

About Public Services and Procurement Canada

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) plays an important role in the daily operations of the Government of Canada as a key provider of services for federal departments and agencies. It supports them in the achievement of their mandated objectives as their central purchasing agent, linguistic authority, real property manager, treasurer, accountant, integrity adviser, and pay and pension administrator.

The department's vision is to excel in government operations, and its strategic outcome and mission is to deliver high-quality, central programs and services that ensure sound stewardship on behalf of Canadians and meet the programs needs of federal institutions.

About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

For more information, please visit ey.com/ca. Follow us on Twitter @EYCanada.

EY refers to the global organization and may refer to one or more of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit ey.com.

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