IT Procurement is a collaborative effort between City departments requesting IT-related items (hardware, software, and services), Purchasing & Contracting, and the Department of IT.
Purchasing & Contracting supports the City's IT strategy by assigning contracts, monitoring expiring contracts, and consolidating maintenance contracts upon renewal. IT procurement services have been centralized for purposes of consistency and to achieve economies of scale and obtain the best overall value. Purchasing & Contracting oversight for IT procurement to follow the City Charter, Municipal Code, Council Policy, and Administrative Regulations.
The Department of IT manages Citywide IT contracts, coordinates IT governance, develops hardware and software standards, works with Purchasing & Contracting to develop sole source brand authorized listings, reviews IT purchase requisitions, and assists City departments and Purchasing & Contracting in answering IT-related questions, developing statements of work, and gathering quotes.