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OMB Pushes ‘Share-in-Savings’ for Agencies
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."

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