Risks to public procurement related to integration include:
Procurement plans not always include a detailed and realistic description of financial and human resources requirements and are not always properly reflected in the government’s budgets;
Budgets and procurement plans are often still prepared on an annual basis, instead of an multi-annual basis, which hinders the alignment with medium-term strategic priorities of the governments and reduces the flexibility in purchasing decisions;
The planning, implementation and monitoring of arrangements with between governments and private-sector partners, such as public-private partnerships (PPPs), are challenging for many governments, in terms of transparency and integrity and
The e-procurement systems are not always sufficiently integrated with other e-government systems, including financial management information systems (FMIS).