Coalition for Government Procurement

  • An update on MAS consolidation

    Stephanie Shutt, director of the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Program Management Office, joined host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the Federal Acquisition Service’s MAS consolidation initiative.

  • Getting arms around $6B in credit card data among the biggest benefits of e-commerce initiative

    Laura Stanton, GSA’s deputy assistant commissioner for category management in the Office of IT Category in the Federal Acquisition Service, said six-to-eight agencies will pilot this approach to small purchases over the next three years.

  • Emerging trends in the healthcare market

    Rick Suarez, senior vice president of US Market Access at AstraZeneca, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss how the healthcare market is being impacted by the growing trend towards value-based arrangements and payments for pharma contracts.

  • Artificial Intelligence & DoD

    The Artificial Intelligence (AI) team at Booz Allen Hamilton joinS host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf for a wide ranging discussion of how the Department of Defense is using AI and machine learning to support its mission.

  • GSA’s Section 846 CPI: Accessing the possibilities

    With GSA’s release of the Commercial Platform Initiative solicitation, the Coalition for Government Procurement believes that the prudent implementation of e-commerce is a worthy endeavor.

  • An update on the 2020 NDAA

    Jon Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Sheld to discuss supply chain risk management, agile software development and the policy highlights of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.

  • GSA’s Thomas to leave as head of acquisition service

    Alan Thomas, the commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service, will leave his position after more than two years to return to the private sector. Julie Dunne will take over as acting FAS commissioner.

  • Schedules consolidation: Congratulations — phase I and the end of the beginning!

    Next Tuesday, Oct. 1, marks the beginning of a new era for the General Services Administration’s Multiple Award Schedule program. On that date, Phase I of MAS Consolidation will end with the issuance of a…

  • The long hot procurement summer

    Federal News Network Executive Editor Jason Miller joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf for a wide ranging discussion of this summers top procurement stories.

  • A restraint by any other name would be as onerous

    Although the government cannot be sued under the Sherman Act for its actions that restrain trade, that doesn’t mitigate the harm caused, as in the case of the Price Reduction Clause.