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Strategic Sourcing

Strategic sourcing acquires goods and services that exceed $75,000 for Indiana Department of Administration, state agencies and quasi-agencies. In addition, the department researches the state’s current spend to identify and capture efficiencies across multiple categories or contracts.

Team objectives

  • Reduce the state’s operating cost through free, fair and competitive solicitations
  • Provide excellent customer service while providing procurement expertise
  • Continuous improvement of the procurement process
  • Increasing procurement efficiency


  • Procure goods and services through specialized solicitation methods specific to IDOA strategic sourcing
  • Focus on customer service to agencies and vendors to find creative and cost-effective solutions
  • Ensure the solicitation’s scope of work and product bid list align with desired contract deliverables to meet the state's needs
  • Project savings based upon past spend or budget projections to provide baseline to measure ongoing success of awarded contract
  • Identify new sourcing initiatives where efficiency can be gained

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