The British government, which spends some $317 billion a year, was the first to use category management to control government spending. David Shields, procurement transformation executive who led the U.K. effort, recently joined ASI Government in Rosslyn, Virginia. He joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more on the history and promise of category management.
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