Best Practices for the Public Procurement of PC Client Devices

Executive Overview: The technology procurement landscape is complicated, and the government’s job of spending public funds optimally and transparently creates immense pressures, especially when critical missions and citizen services hang in the balance. These pressures lead to ambiguity without clear direction amidst disparate industry advice. However, if you follow a few key learnings from the leading worldwide technology provider, Intel, you’ll be on track to optimize your procurement process. Background: As a PC technology provider for over 50 years, Intel has seen many different public procurement processes and their corresponding outcomes. Intel has recognized three reoccurring themes in procurement processes which have helped government agencies and departments meet, or even exceed, their PC procurement objectives and within or even under budget. This document will review those best practice concepts and cut through the noise to simplify your journey towards an optimal PC procurement outcome.