strategic sourcing

  • A procurement potpourri

    Carolyn Alston, executive vice president and general counsel for the Coalition for Government Procurement will talk about the top procurement issues in the federal market. March 25, 2014

  • An update on GSA’s Integrated Technology Service

    Mary Davie, assistant commissioner for GSA’s Integrated Technology Service and Mark Day, ITS assistant deputy commissioner, will talk about the agency’s priorities for this year. March 4, 2014

  • GSA releases RFP for round 3 of office supplies strategic sourcing contract

    GSA expects to make as many as 21 awards under the contract, which is estimated to be worth $1.25 billion over five years.

  • Jordan exits OFPP knowing progress toward buying smarter is real

    Joe Jordan, the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, is leaving the administration Friday after working five years in assorted senior contracting manager positions. He said agencies are using strategic sourcing, reducing spending and receiving more competition.

  • Interior shifts CIO, IT consolidation initiatives into a new gear

    Bernie Mazer, the Interior Department’s chief information officer, said among his top priorities are data center consolidation, cloud hosting, cybersecurity and strategic sourcing. He said the goal is to let the bureau level IT executives focus on mission and not worry about commodity IT. December 12, 2013

  • GSA kicks off 3rd generation of strategic sourcing for office supplies

    GSA issued a draft solicitation for the Office supplies 3 indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract Nov. 25 that puts more emphasis on small businesses, including consortiums, and would not be based on Schedule special item numbers.

  • Commerce reaps savings through collaborative strategic-sourcing effort

    The chief information and chief technology offices at the Commerce Department have generated more than $200 million in savings by taking a collaborative approach to purchasing IT and cybersecurity products.

  • GSA schedules, strategic sourcing, and more

    Carolyn Alston, executive vice president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, discusses a number of contracting issues with host Roger Waldron. November 19, 2013 (Encore presentation November 26, 2013)

  • GSA to bring Microsoft under strategic sourcing umbrella

    The agency issues a request for quotes to Schedule 70 vendors to provide 10 different software and services.

  • 8 agencies commit to using next strategic sourcing contracts

    The General Services Administration issued two request for quotes for janitorial and sanitation supplies and equipment, and for maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) equipment and supplies. Agencies spend almost $2 billion on these services annually.