Why is a review process required for E&IT products/services?
How do I know if my purchase request is an E&IT purchase?
The following categories of products and services are IT purchases:
In general, if a product fits into one of these categories, requires user interaction, and involves creating, converting, transferring or duplicating data or information, then it is an IT purchase.
What items are excluded from E&IT purchase review?
Items exempt from the review process include, but not limited to - writeable media, removable storage, cables/adaptors, printer consumables, and other miscellaneous technology parts.
For a complete list, please refer to the pre-approved consumable products document.
What are the steps involved in an E&IT purchase request?
The high-level steps are:
For detailed steps, refer to the E&IT Purchase Request User Guide.
How long will it take for my request to be approved?
My request was approved, now what do it do?
What is a VPAT?
I provided a VPAT when I ordered this product in the past, do I need to do it again?
What if the supplier cannot/will not produce a VPAT?
Do iPad apps or other mobile device apps need to use this process?