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New Gartner survey reveals gaps in government tech purchase process

According to a recent survey from Gartner Inc., the public sector has the longest buying cycle for technology purchases, at 22 months on average. Gartner...

Cyber security is changing, and so is the way it’s being sold

Customers are overwhelmed by the number of security products out there. Experts at this year's Toronto Enterprise Security Solutions Summit think they have a solution to this problem.

Following process is just the minimum of ethical software purchase

An ethical procurement process assumes that the company's policy is followed, but that's just the beginning.

IBM, Revenue Quebec employees nabbed in $24-M IT contract scheme

The contract in question involves the supply of IT products for a Revenue Quebec data management system

CIOs bogged down by business bypass

Many CIOs find themselves left out of the loop - bypassed by line-of-business managers taking it upon themselves to pick out and deploy technologies from a vast array of Software-as-a-Service and cloud options

CATA proposes test beds in government

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance is calling out to municipal, provincial and federal governments for the creation of technology test beds that would provide opportunities current procurement processes don

Government, industry remedy procurement pains

Canada's public sector and ICT vendors are working together to address the challenges of doing business with government. Public Sector Research's Chris Bishop details some of these procurement issues and what's being done about them.

Ontario partners ITAC to ease procurement pain

A much-needed overhaul to provincial government guidelines surrounding technology vendor procurement contracts may do away with an often convoluted and frustrating negotiation process. The Government of Ontario will start using new terms and conditions for small, low-risk technology contracts.

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