Mark Naggar

  • GSA takes the easy way out to solve contracting challenge

    GSA awarded six vendors a spot on a blanket purchase agreement to provide integration and implementation services for Salesforce tools.

  • Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

    Health and Human Services’ Buyer’s Club celebrated its one-year anniversary earlier this week by releasing a major solicitation. The request for proposal marks a growing recognition that improving the federal acquisition process is possible. Mark Naggar is the program manager for the HHS Buyer’s Club. He tells Executive Editor Jason Miller about how his organization is helping the Office of Population Affairs reform how it buys technology. Naggar says few agencies are particularly good at carrying out IT projects involving services.

  • HHS Buyers Club proving a non-traditional IT acquisition approach works

    The Department of Health and Human Services’ Buyers Club released a major solicitation for website development services using an agile development process. Mark Naggar, the program manager for the Buyers Club, said the two-stage methodology focuses on user needs first and foremost.

  • HHS Buyers Club opens door to innovative approaches to IT projects

    The Department of Health and Human Services isn’t following in the footsteps of the Oscar winning movie, Dallas Buyers Club. Rather, HHS is trying to help contracting officers recognize agile and iterative approaches to buying and managing technology programs.