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Chapter highlights:

Purpose: This chapter outlines VITA's Supply Chain Management's (SCM's) vision, mission, core values and guiding principles. It also discusses the services that SCM provides to the Commonwealth.

Key points:

  • SCM is the division of VITA charged with developing, implementing and leading the Commonwealth's technology procurement policies, standards and guidelines.
  • SCM is the central purchasing office for IT goods and services for the Commonwealth.
  • SCM seeks to achieve its mission of developing and managing supplier relationships to maximize the return on Commonwealth IT investments by integrating its customers' business needs with its strategic suppliers.