OMB Pushes ‘Share-in-Savings’ for Agencies Click to read article.
OMB officials are pressing federal agencies to use so-called 'share-in-savings' models for their e-government initiatives. The model involves a vendor paying for an agency's IT – and then the vendor shares in the savings generated from the technological advances.
"...For example, a contractor building a tax collection system would get a portion of the revenue it creates..."
"This model has a lot of potential to realize huge savings," Evans said at a seminar sponsored by the Council for Excellence in Government and the General Services Administration. "But it requires the government to open up its coat and show what is underneath."