Contracting trends will likely continue into the next fiscal year. The only difference will be which agencies are spending the money.
BirchGrove Consulting President Ray Bjorklund joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss government’s category management efforts and the size, scope and complexity of the 750 billion dollar procurement market. April 18, 2017
The Office of Management and Budget’s ambitious plan to reorganize and restructure the government is asking agencies to consider ideas such as shared services, insourcing and outsourcing and all-but-mandating the use of existing multiple-award contracts. These concepts have real potential to change and transform agencies and their mission areas.
Nation Analytics founder Brian Friel and Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal business Partners, join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss the state of the contracting landscape. March 27, 2017
What are the opportunites and challenges facing the transition’s new procurement leadership team? Find out this week when Gormley Group President Bill Gormley joins host Roger Waldron on Off the Shelf. February 28, 2017
Small businesses growing more worried about the impact of category management on their opportunities to compete for contracts. OFPP required each category manager to submit a plan for how they will address those concerns.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Products, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf, discusses the state of acquisition during a presidential transition. February 7, 2017
Aram Mazmanian, a principal at Censeo Consulting Group, explains why category management could be the impetus to change the way the government classifies what its buys.
For decades the government has tried to buy as one big organization to consolidate its buying power. The latest iteration of that effort is called category management. The White House and General Services Administration have settled on about a dozen categories of products and services purchased widely across government. Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service , joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with a progress report on the information technology category.
Gormley Group president Bill Gormley and SAP Chief Legislative Counsel Tom Sisti join host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the top procurement issues of 2016. November 29, 2016