GovTech Poland has developed world's first challenge based procurement model where the authors of the best idea receive a full implementation contract without the need for an additional cumbersome tender. With the goal of opening procurement to all creative individuals, the model covers the process from identification to implementation. A pilot run, tested in both central and local institutions has increased SME participation in procurement processes by an average of 1600% (in a sample of 250) and further implementation of the model is ongoing.
The MSIP Observatory is an interactive tool presenting spatial data of the City of Krakow useful for residents, investors, tourists and anyone interested in our city. The map consists of many layers presenting different kinds of information i.e on architecture and urban planning, nature protection and ecology, administration and security, tourism and history of the city. It's interactive and user-friendly and it implements the idea of open government and open data.
In the event of a life or health emergency, the most important thing is to quickly call professional services: the police, fire brigade or emergency medical services. However, people with impaired hearing or who are deaf cannot make phone calls in the event of an emergency. The mobile application Deaf Help aids a deaf person to independently inform the services that he or she needs help.
In light of the merger of three fiscal agencies into one, the Opolskie Revenue Administration developed a management model aimed at achieving the best results which is tailored to the needs and expectations of employees and the surrounding society. The new management model obtained a better understanding of the tax administration's mission by the local community by focusing on: user-centricity; stakeholder involvement in tax office to show transparency and public involvement; and listening campaigns.
GovTech Poland is a completely new way of bringing innovations to the public sector. We have set out to define new procurement rules, set standards and build bridges between innovators and officials. Organising competitions, workshops, and introducing new digital solutions ourselves, our objective is to make the administration an agile, responsible partner for SME's and startups.
The Ministry of Economic Development and the National Clearing House implemented a program to promote cashless payments in public administration. Our goal is to develop a model for acceptance of non-cash payments using point of sale (POS) terminals and enable the use of virtual terminal (WebPOS Paybynet) in public sector, which is free for both the administration and the citizens.