The application of business analytics techniques to analyze unstructured text from various sources to complement state-of-the-art opinion leaderidentification and management in the european public procurement law
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Ciencias de la Comunicación
Análisis de datos
The objective of the dissertation is to analyze tenders with the techniques of business analytics in order to uncover characteristics narrowing the competition in the specification for tenders resp. documents in which the requirement for competition was bypassed. Consequently, this has an impact on the probability of a provider being awarded a contract and at the same time discloses the motivation for actively influencing a tender. Among others, this verifies the assumption that a large part of public tenders has already been influenced by opinion leaders before they are published. It is not only possible to provide evidence of this influence with business analytics techniques, the assertion of influence also enables the identification of the opinion leaders involved. Modern business analytics procedures provide for an extensive analysis of the tender documents and at the same time a prediction of the probability of being awarded a contract. Therefore, the main research question referr...