A draft memo released for public comment March 29 would require GSA to run a governmentwide contract for mobile devices and services, and mandate agencies use that new vehicle by August 2018.
Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of the Integrated Technology Service, Federal Acquisition Service, joins host Roger Waldron on In Depth to discuss ITS’s government wide contract vehicles. March 8, 2016
The British government, which spends some $317 billion a year, was the first to use category management to control government spending. David Shields, procurement transformation executive who led the U.K. effort, recently joined ASI Government in Rosslyn, Virginia. He joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more on the history and promise of category management.
Officials with OPM and OMB touted the Human Capital and Training Solutions contract as the first and best of its kind under the Obama administration’s category management initiative.
The Office of Federal Procurement Policy named 11 executives to manage $270 billion in spending across 10 commodity areas under the category management initiative.
The Office of Federal Procurement Policy named 10 new category managers Feb. 25 to lead the commodity buying areas that represent more than $270 billion a year.
Brian Friel, principal at One Nation Analytics LLC, discusses Alliant 2, Encore 3, category management and more when he joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf. February 16, 2016
Bill Gormley, president of the Gormley Group and chair of the Coaliton for Government Procurement, discusses category management, GSA’s Schedules Transformation Initiative, and the current state of commercial item contracting. February 9, 2016
Charlie Armstrong called it a career after spending the last seven-plus years as the assistant commissioner for the Office of Information and Technology and CIO for CBP.
Lohfeld Consulting CEO Bob Lohfeld and Blomberg Government Senior Data Analyst Paul Murphy join host Mark Amtower to discuss some of the challenges contractors are facing in 2016. February 1, 2016