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.
Ken Dodds, government contracting industry expert at Live Oak Bank, and David Black, partner and co-chair of Holland & Knight’s Government Contracts Group, join host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss category management, Best-In-Class contracts, and the state of federal small business contracting.
Dr. Michael Wooten, the administrator in the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, said he is preparing the workforce for a future where robotics process automation and artificial intelligence take over the mundane tasks of acquisition.
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.
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.