best-in-class contracts

  • What does ‘best-in-class’ really mean for federal contracts?

    OMB released an updated memo on category management, giving agencies new goals and reporting requirements for how they are managing the acquisition of commodity products and services.

  • What does beer and federal IT mergers have in common?

    Mehul Sanghani, the chief executive officer and founder of Octo Consulting, said the two-year budget deal offered some much-needed certainty to the federal contracting sector.

  • 2018: The year in procurement

    Federal News Network Executive Editor Jason Miller, and Gormley Group president Bill Gormley, join host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the key policies, initiatives and programs that shaped the 2018 year in procurement.

  • All things OASIS & PSS

    Alexandra Rouse, Professional Services Program Executive at the General Services Administration, joins host Roger Waldron on Off the Shelf to give us an update on GSA service contract vehicles, OASIS and the Professional Services Schedule. November 13, 2018

  • Trends in government procurement

    Tom Sisti, vice president and chief legislative counsel at SAP joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the state of commercial item contracting, category management, and the latest in cyber and supply chain risk policy developments. October 9, 2018

  • All things procurement

    What are the latest developments in government procurement? Find out when Bill Gormley, president of the Gormley Group joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf. July 10, 2018

  • An update on the SmartPay program

    David Shea, director of GSA’s Center for Charge Card Management, joined host Mark Amtower for a lively discussion of the federal SmartPay program. June 25, 2018

  • OFPP drafts memo to replace category management circular

    The Office of Federal Procurement Policy is reviewing agency comments on a draft memo to promote and institutionalize category management.