This week on “Off the Shelf” , Ray Bjorklund, president of BirchGrove Consulting, shares his analysis of FY2015 procurement spend to date, available spend for the fourth quarter as well as purchasing patterns across the federal enterprise.
A former senior executive in the Federal Government, Bjorklund also provides his insights regarding effective and ineffective communication across the procurement community.
He focuses on the communication divides, challenges and opportunities between acquisition workforce and program managers. Bjorklund discusses how to bridge the gap between these two
groups including the need for greater training and understanding of the mission imperatives and corresponding procurement rules that drive behaviors.