Coalition for Government Procurement

  • What does ‘best-in-class’ really mean for federal contracts?

    OMB released an updated memo on category management, giving agencies new goals and reporting requirements for how they are managing the acquisition of commodity products and services.

  • Schedules modernization: Time to put the whole suite of telecommunications on schedule

    This week the General Services Administration’s MAS Program Management Office provided an update about GSA’s plans to merge the program’s 24 schedules into a single one.

  • C4ISR drives innovation in military health

    Erik Bruice, vice president of Health Solutions at Northrop Grumman, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf, to discuss how the military health market is changing and how his company is using technology to help address military health. March 19, 2019

  • Section 809: Will accountability and transparency be the price of reform?

    The Coalition for Government Procurement said the Section 809 Panel’s approach to the concept of “readily available” products and services to reform the federal acquisition process raises concerns for accountability and transparency.

  • Management imperatives for schedules consolidation

    Through the strong, coordinated management framework afforded by the single schedule concept, GSA can address contract inconsistencies by providing its acquisition centers and personnel with consistent guidance.

  • An update on the FAS Federal Market Place Initiative

    What does the Federal Acquisition Service’s Federal Market Place Initiative means for federal agencies and contractors? Find out when FAS Commissioner Alan Thomas, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf. March 5, 2018

  • Section 846 & commercial item contracting

    Tom Sisti, vice president and chief legislative counsel for SAP, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the state of commercial item contracting and the e-commerce implementation of Section 846 of the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act. February 26, 2019

  • The top procurement issues in 2019

    Bill Gormley, president of the Gormley Group, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the top procurement issues in 2019 including the challenges posed by GSA’s schedules modernization initiative. February 19, 2018

  • Two studies debunk ‘urban myths’ about GSA Advantage

    The Coalition for Government Procurement and the Naval Postgraduate School found agencies were getting better deals through GSA Advantage than through pilots using Amazon.

  • e-GSA: Creating opportunities through e-commerce

    Roger Waldron examines GSA’s unique opportunity to leverage e-commerce to increase best value deliverables, foster economic growth and expand federal customers’ access to commercial solutions.