Coalition for Government Procurement

  • An update on VA’s supply chain modernization

    Karen Brazell and Angela Billups with the Department of Veterans Affairs join host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the VA’s VALOR initiative, and give an update on the agency’s supply chain modernization.

  • Current trends in cybersecurity

    John DeSimone, vice president of Cybersecurity and Special Missions for Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services, joins host Roger Waldron to data security and the current cyber trends across the federal market.

  • The top procurement developments of 2019

     Best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Subscribe to Off the Shelf’s audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne. This week, Bill Gormley, president of the Gormley Group, joins Off the Shelf, and provides his…

  • Procurement 2019: The year that was

    Federal News Network Executive Editor Jason Miller joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss schedules consolidation, eCommerce and the state of the federal procurement system.

  • E-Commerce, the integrity of the market and mixed messages

    At its core, a Jan. 31 executive order seeks to fundamentally address the integrity of the supply chain and e-commerce. Among the potential measures to be employed against entities that facilitate counterfeit trafficking is suspension and debarment from federal procurement.

  • GSA clearing path for ‘pay by the drink’ cloud-buying model

    The General Services Administration’s senior procurement executive Jeff Koses sent to industry for comments a draft acquisition letter detailing how buying consumption based cloud services could work.

  • E-commerce: Another reminder of the need for reflection

    Roger Waldron of the Coalition for Government Procurement pondered a law professor’s denied request by GAO for documents in Overstock.com’s pending protest over GSA’s e-marketplace procurement.

  • Unpriced schedules: Now more than ever

    The Coalition for Government Procurement has been a strong supporter of an unpriced schedule in the name of efficiency.

  • Transparency: Even the simple things are important

    Given GSA Administrator Emily Murphy’s goal of transparency, the Coalition for Government Procurement says it was surprised by the recent disappearance of GSA’s online staff directory from the agency’s website.

  • Navigating the government’s contract compliance

    Addie Cliffe, partner at Crowell & MOring LLP joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the Multiple Award Schedule program, the MAS audit process and compliance best practices for contractors.