Robin Bourne, a subject matter expert at the Gormley Group, joins host Roger Waldron on this week's Off the Shelf for a wide ranging discussion of schedules consolidation, contract duplication, category management and best in class contracts.
Sometimes services contracts require hardware to support them. Sometimes hardware buys require related services. That's where companies get into what are known as order level materials.
Julie Dunne, the commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at GSA, said contracting officers and vendors are finding ways to bring innovation, agility and speed to the pandemic emergency.
The General Services Administration’s inspector general reviewed new schedule contracts or those being renewed over a three-year period and found the agency may not be getting the price discounts that the government should expect.
This week on Leaders and Legends, Jim Williams, former commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service and current partner at Schambach & Williams Consulting.
HHS' decision to shut down its assisted acquisition services at the Program Support Center leaves vendors waiting for payment, costing the government hundreds of thousands in penalties and puts agency mission at risk.
This week on Off the Shelf, Alan Thomas, excecutive vice president for special projects at Trowbridge and former commissioner of the Federal Acquistion Service, joined host Roger Waldron for a wide ranging discussion of MAS consolidation, eCommerce and the state of the federal market.
In today's Federal Newscast, after one of the world's wealthiest individuals had his phone hacked, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) wants intelligence agencies to begin an investigation.
The General Services Administration named Julie Dunne and Tom Howder to lead the Federal Acquisition Service on a permanent basis. Both has been acting in the commissioner and deputy commissioner roles, respectively.
Alan Thomas, who recently left after more than two years as the commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at the General Services Administration, is the executive vice president of special projects at Trowbridge.
Emily Murphy, the GSA administrator, said over the past year the agency has collected and used more information about acquisition and real estate to save money and improve services.
In today's Federal Newscast, federal employees would receive mandatory Internet of Things cybersecurity training under a new bill introduced by Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA).
The last couple of weeks have been busy on the federal acquisition front. Federal sales and marketing consultant Larry Allen had more insights.
In today's Federal Newscast, D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduces a bill to give federal employees short-term disability insurance, even if it means they'll have to pay for it.