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Oregon Smart Buy
What is the Oregon "Smart Buy" Program?
 

"Best Practices for Leveraging the State's Purchasing Power"
 
Oregon "Smart Buy" is an initiative of Governor Kulongoski and state of Oregon agencies. Its purpose is to create sustainable savings for taxpayers by promoting collaboration among state agencies and institutions to effectively leverage the state´s purchasing power. Using a data-driven approach, this project will intelligently leverage Oregon´s tremendous volume purchasing power to obtain better value for goods and services that the state purchases. "Smart Buy" will also review current procurement processes and techniques used by different state agencies to identify and eliminate inefficient practices to better serve taxpayers.

 
Oregon "Smart Buy" Mission
 
To identify and create sustainable cost savings through more effective purchasing practices while maintaining high-quality government services to the citizens of the state.

 
How Will You Participate?
  • Actively collaborate with the effort, from developing strategies to buying off of new contracts to help the state buy smarter
  • Assist with information gathering process by providing contacts and internally available data
  • Help identify additional purchased goods and services categories with savings opportunities
  • Communicate support for the project to all colleagues, users, buyers and suppliers
  • Be willing to challenge current buying specifications to determine their true cost/benefit

 
PC Hardware/PC Peripherals Performance Form
 
We are asking agencies that are using our PC Hardware and PC Peripheral Price Agreements to provide us their feedback so that we can improve the program. You may download the form (doc).
 

 
PC Price Agreement FAQ and Fact Sheets
 
For your convenience, we are providing a PC Hardware Price Agreement Summary along with PC Peripherals Price Agreement Summary as a desk reference tool. PC Hardware (pdf) and PC Peripherals (pdf) FAQ´s  are also available, if you have a more specific question that is not covered in the Price Agreement Sumary.
 
PC Hardware Fact Sheet (pdf)
PC Peripheral Fact Sheet (pdf)
 
 
PC Desktop Standard Configurations
Desktop Specifications (pdf)
Desktop Options (pdf) 
  
 
Laptop Standard Configurations
Laptop Standard Configurations (pdf)