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.
The Trump administration sent to Congress earlier this week a draft bill called the Federal Information Technology Supply Chain Risk Management Improvement Act.
John Zangardi, the DHS CIO, said he wants to take a multiple provider, hybrid approach in moving applications, the network and data to the cloud.
A vendor received no help from the district court after it dismissed the case of whether GAO must comply with the Administrative Procedures Act.
DHS will host a third reverse industry day in October to further expand the discussion of how to get acquisition right.
In this episode of Market Chat!, we will talk with 3 federal executives to pick their brains on what really happens inside of a federal agency during the end-of-year buying season.
DHS is planning to hold its fourth reverse industry day on June 28 while three other agencies are following in their footsteps by holding similar events with vendors.
Homeland Security Department management said they're now requiring documentation and life cycle cost estimations for all major acquisition programs. It's a big step for DHS. But while the Government Accountability Office says DHS has improved, it needs to focus on the details.
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.
DHS Chief Procurement Officer Soraya Correa talks to Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and GiGi Schumm about the Procurement Innovations Lab.
The Homeland Security Department is holding a virtual hiring fair this week for recent college graduates and interns through the Pathways program.
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.
In this episode of Market Chat!, we will hear how federal acquisition officials are trying to improve their engagements and relationships with the vendor community as well as how marketing figures into the federal procurement process. Our guests will be three senior-level procurement executives who oversee large federal procurement programs.
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.