Have your say on how we buy digital products and services

Nov 27, 2018

If you make digital sourcing decisions on behalf of government, we’d like to know how you reach those decisions.

We’re drafting new policies around the sourcing of digital products and services for government that respond to the recommendations of the ICT procurement taskforce report

We’ve based this consultation paper on interviews with digital sourcing experts from a range of government agencies. We’ve tested and iterated it based on the feedback we’ve received. We’re now asking for your input, particularly if you buy digital products and services for government. 

We’re seeking your feedback on the Digital Sourcing Consider First Policy consultation paper. The paper proposes a policy that will help agencies make more considered investment decisions, and is backed by 4 principles:

  • investment is user-centred and outcomes focused
  • buyers engage early, consult wide and use innovative approaches
  • usability and total cost of ownership are prioritised
  • alignment with technical requirements to improve user and business outcomes

We’d like to know how you make investment decisions and how you buy or build digital products and services for government. We’d also like to know how this draft policy might impact or support your work.

We’re seeking your feedback on the Digital Sourcing Consider First Policy consultation paper by 18 December 2018. If you are unable to access the page, email ictprocurement@dta.gov.au for more information.

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