This August, GSA took two significant, interconnected steps towards increasing competition and access to the commercial market through its government-wide contract vehicles.
Robin Bourne, a subject matter expert at the Gormley Group, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf for a wide ranging discussion of schedules consolidation, contract duplication, category management and best in class contracts.
The Defense Department just took another step toward its goal of modernizing its acquisition system.
Alan Chvotkin, the executive vice president and counsel at the Professional Services Council, helped grow the association over the last two decades as agencies spent more on services than products.
The Federal Acquisition Security Council detailed two processes in a new interim rule for addressing supply chain risks as required by the Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Security Act of 2018.
The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center is searching for a consortium manager to handle businesses.
This week on Amtower Off Center, author Joan Magretta joins host Mark Amtower to discuss her new book, “What is Strategy? An Illustrated Guide to Michael Porter”, and provides tips on how to develop a competitive business strategy for your company.
The General Services Administration is asking vendors to bid on ASTRO, a new multiple award contract for manned, unmanned and robotics platforms, without providing up-front pricing.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a $12 billion, 10-Year Defense Department IT contract is up for grabs. The VA’s Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection has been busy. And OPM wants agencies to decide who’s eligible to have their leave restored.
Govini CEO Tara Murphy Dougherty spoke with Jared Serbu about an analysis the DoD did on the supply base of the agency’s more than 1,000 Tier One vendors.
This week on Amtower Off Center, Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower to discuss the “new normal” for federal workers and contractors during the Covid-19 pandemic, and whether fiscal year 2021 will start with a continuing resolution.
Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs, EPA and GSA procurement leaders shared how they’re making frictionless acquisition a reality.
The Office of Federal Procurement Policy, GSA, NASA and NITAAC are working together to launch a new office in October that will use acquisition intelligence to help agencies make better IT buying decisions.
SBA and GSA are defending their decision to limit the period of performance under the 8(a) STARS II governmentwide acquisition contract as part of raising the ceiling by $7 billion, saying more than 500 of the 700 small businesses have graduated from the socioeconomic program.