Build, Buy, Rent or Share?

Hanson, Wayne E.
September 2012
Government Technology;Sep2012, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p25
Academic Journal
The article discusses how strategic sourcing helps local governments control their spending. Strategic sourcing involves calculating the most effective and efficient way to obtain needed products and services and takes on the form of cloud computing, virtualization and using mobile devices. Concord, California and Las Vegas, Nevada have used outsourcing and shared services as strategies to keep up with the challenging economy. INSETS: IDEAS FOR SMARTER PROCUREMENT;STRATEGIC SOURCING AND (HOPEFULLY) A RECOVERING ECONOMY.


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