Vendor Management

The IT Vendor Management Office (VMO) is responsible for Procurement of all Third-Party Services across IT Categories – Hardware, Software, Telecom, Hosting and Services.

Focus Areas

  • VMO partners with various IT /Agency Managers to deliver on MPAs, RFXs & Contracts.
  • VMO reviews the Strategic Sourcing needs of the State IT to effectively deliver IT Sourcing needs including Contract Management, Vendor Management and Post-Contract Governance.
  • VMO will manage the - Procurement for IT, Vendor escalations, Contract creation and renewals by partnering with State Purchasing, Legal, Finance and Vendors.
  • VMO Sourcing Methodology


  • Develop Sourcing expertise for specific IT Categories – Application, SaaS, HW/SW, Projects, Managed Services
  • Expand on Reusable Sourcing Artifacts – Templates for RFPs and Statement of Work / SLAs
  • Share Best Practices from Other States
  • Leverage Tools to develop robust Sourcing Metrics on Spend, Vendor Performance and Vendor Risk