This article addresses some of the critical issues with respect to public procurement of information technology (IT). The article provides results from surveys of state public information managers and technology vendors who provide services to government to determine if IT procurements have improved in the ten years since the Kelman study on public procurements and suggests opportunities to improve public IT procurements.
Pettijohn, C. and Qiao, Y. (2000), "Procuring technology: issues faced by public organizations", Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management, Vol. 12 No. 3, pp. 441-461. https://doi.org/10.1108/JPBAFM-12-03-2000-B005
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