This guide, built upon the collaborative work of state and local government and industry executives, outlines and explains the changes needed for more flexible and agile procurement processes. Specifically, the guide includes direction on issues like security, audits and breach notification; terms and conditions and templates for SaaS, PaaS and Iaas models; and lessons learned through previous cloud service procurements. According to the report,
State and local governments must not isolate themselves from the change taking place in society and the technology market, but rather position themselves to embrace and benefit from it. It is time to move confidently toward a new set of commercially proven practices that support innovation and collaboration through Internet-based services.
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