This week on Amtower Off Center, Joshua Frank, managing partner of RSM Federal joins host Mark Amtower for a wide ranging discussion of consolidated schedules, category management and how to get ahead of the bidding process.
Rebecca Weirick, the executive director of the Services Acquisition Office of in the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Procurement, said category management helped the service save almost 10% on contracts that was put toward readiness and modernization in 2019.
Deltek Senior Vice President Kevin Plexico and Bob Lohfeld, CEO of Lohfeld Consulting Group join host Mark Amtower for a wide ranging discussion of the growth of GWACs over the last five years, best in class contracts, category management and the impact of GWACs and IDIQs on small businesses.
Major General Paul Pardew says his contracting command has chosen a few select categories of commodities to focus on.
In part 2 of their look at the Air Force’s procurement innovations, Tim Cooke and Anne Laurent explain why the service’s approach to category management is catching on with other agencies.
Tim Cooke and Anne Laurent detail how the Air Force is finding success in using business innovations to become better buyers.
The president of PM Consulting Group said to be successful in the federal market, small firms have to think less about agency goals and more about how to solve specific business problems.
How are federal agencies and contractors being impacted by GSA’s schedule modernization efforts? Find out when Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss some of the big issues facing small contractors, including the impact of “best in class” contracts and the Section 809 Panel recommendation on set-asides.
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.