Raj Sharma

  • What are the goals of OMB, GSA’s e-commerce portal? That is step 1 of phase 1

    GSA, OMB held a listening session for federal employees, contractors to begin to develop an implementation plan for an e-commerce portal.

  • Government, industry still can’t figure out how to talk

    A year after the Office of Federal Procurement Policy issued a major policy strategy, industry experts say communication between contracting officers and vendors remains the biggest obstacle to success.

  • Raj Sharma, CEO, Censeo Consulting

    Nov. 15 is the deadline for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to patch up the cybersecurity holes in the Healthcare.gov website. The Government Accountability Office offered 22 technical recommendations to the agency last week. Those problems appear just as the website nears its first birthday. Raj Sharma is co-founder and CEO of the Censeo Consulting Group. On the In Depth with Francis Rose Industry Chatter segment, he shared some ways to predict, and fix, longstanding problems with large federal IT projects like Healthcare.gov.

  • Governing to Win Series Part 3: A Conversation on Rethinking Government Purchasing and Supply Chains with Raj Sharma

    Governing to Win Series Part 3: A Conversation on Rethinking Government Purchasing and Supply Chains with Raj Sharma, contributor, Governing to Win: Enhancing National Competitiveness through New Policy and Operating Approaches

  • Agencies taking a more disciplined approach to managing vendors

    GSA, Commerce and others are using supply chain management techniques to buy smarter and more efficiently. Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner Steve Kempf said a recent survey of their contractors will help influence the next generation of schedules.

  • How can gov save $54B in procurement?

    Censeo Consulting Group’s Raj Sharma shared the ideas to cut procurement fat from a report in Center for American Progress.

  • Ideas for fixing the federal acquisition workforce

    By Dorothy Ramienski Internet Editor FederalNewsRadio In the federal government, there is too much emphasis on on awarding acquisition and too little on actually making sure the awards are achieving their goals. That’s the conclusion…