March 3, 2021
Technology procurement: Shaping future public value
Authors: Bianca Wylie, Matthew Claudel
New technologies are raising a wide range of uncharted digital rights and digital governance issues, while also challenging long-established processes, sectoral relationships, and power structures in municipalities. This research brief tackles the long-standing problem of ensuring that technology procurement leads to long-term public value to city governments and residents. It does so by framing technology procurement as a space of defining future public value, while also identifying tactical issues for communities that are adapting to a new landscape of technologies and business models.
This is part of a series of Community Solutions Network Research Briefs, commissioned by...