OFPP and ACT-IAC partnered to collect and describe acquisition innovations as a way to reduce the friction of acquisition through a new Periodic Table of Acquisition Elements.
How does the government acquire IT products and services and where does GSA’s Office of Assisted Acquisition Services fit in? Find out this week when AAS Assistant Commissioner Tom Howder and FEDSIM Director Chris Hamm join host Mark Amtower of Amtower Off Center. July 3, 2017
Tom Howder, assistant commissioner for FAS’s Assisted Acquisition Service and Chris Hamm, director of FEDSIM, join host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss AAS’ shared service model. May 9, 2017
The General Services Administration’s Assisted Acquisition Service finds itself moving away from IT and into professional services.
Rob Coen, the director of the National Institutes of Health’s IT Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC), will join GSA’s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FedSIM) later this month.
Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller is reporting this week from the National Contract Management Association’s World Congress in Dallas. He reports on CDC contracting, GSA’s FedSIM program and the current status of DoD’s new services acquisition policy.
Chris Hamm, GSA’s director of FedSIM, plans to take a different approach to using FAR Part 16.
Officials are using crowdsourcing in the hopes of building a better RFP.