Rob Coen

  • CIO Council restocks committee shelves after personnel changes

    GSA’s Rob Coen took on a new role as OASIS program manager, while HUD’s Chad Cowan is the new acting assistant secretary for administration.

  • NITAAC’s Coen heading to new role at GSA

    Rob Coen, the director of the National Institutes of Health’s IT Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC), will join GSA’s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FedSIM) later this month.

  • “NITAAC in Your Pocket”

    Rob Coen, director of the NIH Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss NITAAC’s portfolio of government wide contract vehicles. March 22, 2016

  • Rob Coen: Meeting requirements for IT and cybersecurity reform

    Rob Coen is director of the NIH Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center, or NITAAC. He oversees two big governmentwide acquisition contracts that have proven popular over the years. Coen told Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller that existing contracts could easily meet your requirements and those of IT and cybersecurity reform. Those requirements were recently shared with Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • All things contracting

    NITAAC Program Director Rob Coen, and Michael Fischetti, executive director of the National Contract Management Association, join host Mark Amtower to discuss a wide variety of contracting issues. December 21, 2015

  • How NITAAC assists federal agencies: Interview with Robert Coen

    What are the key priorities for National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC)? How does NITAAC assist federal agencies to accomplish their mission? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and so much more.

  • What’s it like in the GWAC world?

    NASA SEWP Program Manager Joanne Woytek and Rob Coen, acting director the NIH’s GWAC program will discuss a wide range of issues including interagency contracting and strategic sourcing. December 16, 2014

  • What’s it like in the GWAC world?

    NASA SEWP Program Manager Joanne Woytek and Rob Coen, acting director the NIH’s GWAC program will discuss a wide range of issues including interagency contracting and strategic sourcing. November 18, 2014

  • Rob Coen, Acting Director, NIH IT Acquisition and Assessment Center

    Proponents of government-wide acquisition contracts (GWACs) say agencies are starting to understand their value. They are optimistic even though less than 15 percent of all federal IT spending goes through GWACs now. Rob Coen, acting director of NIH’s Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center, spoke with Federal Drive host Emily Kopp about the GWAC programs NIH manages. Kopp caught up with Coen at the recent Acquisition Excellence Conference.

  • Agencies setting off into the next data frontier — procurement

    GSA, NASA and NIH are providing agency customers more insight into what they are buying, how they are buying it and what prices they are paying. OFPP plans to launch the Prices Paid Portal later this year. But others say it’s not about the data, but the outcomes agencies are trying to achieve.