Tom Sharpe: 17 acquisition hallways are open for agencies to collaborate

The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service has a new vision. It’s to be the place where contracting officers and other acquisition workers can go for unbiased advice and find the best value to get their mission done. FAS’s updated goal coincides with the launch of the Obama administration’s category management initiative. Tom Sharpe is the commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at GSA. In part 1 of their interview, he tells Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller how FAS is helping to bring better insight into the 10 biggest areas of spending across the government.