Luke McCormack, the DHS chief information officer, and Soraya Correa, the DHS chief procurement officer, are collaborating to move the department into a more agile process for buying and developing technology systems.
Leaders at the Homeland Security Department say they need industry’s help to meet agency mission, and modernize the department’s acquisition and cybersecurity efforts.
Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer at the Homeland Security Department, said the Procurement Innovation Lab (PIL) collaborated with others in the agency to develop a streamlined approach to complete hundreds of thousands of outstanding contracts.
DHS Chief Procurement Officer Soraya Correa talks to Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and GiGi Schumm about the Procurement Innovations Lab.
Soraya Correa, the chief procurement officer at DHS, said the agency is emphasizing to acquisition employees and program managers the importance of addressing challenges in a different way.
After almost nine months of no news, GSA asked vendors bidding on the Alliant 2 GWAC to guarantee their bids through Dec. 31.
DHS will host a third reverse industry day in October to further expand the discussion of how to get acquisition right.
The Homeland Security Department’s Procurement Innovation Lab (PIL) is finding its grassroots effort to take smart risks is working.
Soraya Correa, the DHS chief procurement officer, said the Procurement Innovation Lab is taking what’s already in the Federal Acquisition Regulations and thinking a little outside the box.