Roger Waldron

  • Roger Waldron, President, Coalition for Government Procurement

    The General Services Administration is introducing a tech start-up mentality to the federal government. GSA’s new 18-F program aims to quickly deliver new user-friendly technologies at a low cost. Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, wrote a letter to the associate administrator in the Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, Dave McClure, asking for an open and competitive procurement process.

  • Inside the Reporter’s Notebook: GSA takes 18F on a magical mystery tour

    In this edition of Inside the Reporter’s Notebook, Executive Editor Jason Miller shares news and buzz about the IT and acquisition communities.

  • IGs ‘straddle fence’ between contractors, agencies

    Former Inspector General of the General Services Administration Brian Miller says IGs are in the spotlight more these days. He shares advice and best practices for contractors being audited by IGs.

  • MAS audits and the mandatory disclosure rule

    Former General Services Administration Inspector General Brian Miller, will discuss MAS audits, the mandatory disclosure rule and the role the IG plays within GSA. May 6, 2014

  • Building a smart, lean government

    Tom Davis, director of Federal Government Affairs for Deloitte, what the government could do to become leaner and more efficient. April 29, 2014

  • Roger Waldron, President, Coalition for Government Procurement.

    The General Services Administration and the Office of Personnel Management will move ahead with a partnership to manage a multiple award contract for human capital and training services. The agencies issued a memorandum of understanding detailing each agency’s roles — GSA will take over facets of acquisition and OPM is responsible for services side of the contract. GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini says the end goal is to procure these types of services at a lower price.

  • GSA’s new contracting policy tackles IG’s concerns about management interference

    Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner Tom Sharpe tried to balance the need for management oversight with contracting officer autonomy. But some in industry worry that the new memo does nothing more than add more paperwork to a broken process.

  • Trends in Big MACs

    Bloomberg Government analyst Brian Friel will talk about last year’s largest multiple award contracts and trends in contract usage for big Macs. April 22, 2014

  • The state of the national security market

    David Ramirez, general manager of the Federal Solutions business unit at the L-3 National Security Solutions group, will discuss innovation and what agencies are looking for in terms of services and technologies. April 15, 2014

  • An legal update on government contracts

    David Dowd, partner at Mayer Brown LLP, will give us his thoughts on the Mandatory Disclosure Rule, and other legal issues. April 8, 2014