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NASPO Best Practices: Ethics and Accountability
This research explores choosing the best path; best practices in ethics programs; conflicts of interest and vendor relations; and adopting proactive transparency practices. Case studies are included to provide further ...
Buy IT! - Your Guide for Purchasing Accessible Technology
Pulling back the curtain on IT procurement
This is the first in a series of posts discussing some of the challenges of IT procurement in the public sector. Hopefully, an open discussion about the tradeoffs and benefits associated with different procurement approaches ...
A View from the Marketplace: What They Say About State IT Procurement
This document renews NASCIO's call for IT acquisition reform and is a product of the NASCIO Roundtable on IT Procurement Innovation. The publication focuses on the role the private sector can play in the state IT acquisition ...
Prerequisites for modular contracting
An Agile Software Development Solicitation Guide
8 Reasons Why Committees Fail When Selecting Enterprise Software
While organizations use committees to select business-critical software, real world experience shows this doesn't work as expected. Here's a look at why committees struggle with software decisions and what path leads to ...
How to Maximize Vendor Response and Value Gained from RFIs
When suitable vendors fail to respond to a request for information (RFI), projects get delayed and sometimes the wrong enterprise software is selected. This article summarizes ideas for maximizing RFI responses from vendors.
When to use Commercial Off-the-Shelf technology
The decision whether to use a COTS product or build a custom software product should always be based on the needs and assets of your users and current infrastructure. This article explores general considerations in deciding ...