It’s seldom argued that the best technology is the cheapest. But to get the best value, should government managers always have to request exceptions from standard procurement rules? This session will focus on innovative ways governments are approaching technology purchases and how competition can be protected by focusing on value rather than just up-front cost. Case studies will include public/private partnerships, innovative contracting techniques, and the potential use of performance contracts modeled on social impact bonds.
Buying Technology: Why Traditional Purchasing Rules Need to Change
Monday, May 19, 2014 - 10:30am to 12:10pm
Field of Study:
Business Management & Organization