Purpose: This chapter provides guidance on how the acquisition of information technology (IT) goods and services is different than the procurement of non-IT commodities and also provides guidance on the IT procurement process.
- IT sourcing is constantly changing and requires the application of specialized best practices.
- Technology risks must be analyzed and mitigated during solicitation development and prior to contract execution.
- Applying strategies and principles to technology procurement, positions the Commonwealth to maximize the benefits it receives from technology and reduces the risk of supplier and technology failures.
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