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Financing and procurement tools

What you buy is important, of course, but so is how you buy it. This section covers procurement strategies, vendor strategies, contract tips, project management techniques and other recommendations to help you get the right technology at the right price with the right guarantees.

Self-Funded Public-Private Partnership Model for Citizen Services Delivery

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To help governments improve service delivery, Council Associate Partner Imex Systems Inc. is pioneering a public-private partnership model where governments can obtain multi-channel service delivery infrastructure at no cost or minimal capital and operating costs. Get details in this white paper.

Cloudy with a Chance of Success: Contracting for the Cloud in Government

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This report from the IBM Center for the Business of Government is based on detailed analysis of five public sector contracts for cloud services. From the five case studies, the authors developed a series of recommendations for government organizations to guide them in the writing and negotiating of contracts for cloud services.

Building life-cycle cost tool helps compare alternative designs

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A free software tool from the U.S. Department of Energy provides computational support for analyzing capital investments in buildings. But it can be used for almost any project type in which higher capital investment costs lower future operating-related costs. Click for more details and a download link.

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