The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service has a new vision. It’s going to be the place where contracting officers and other acquisition workers can go for unbiased advice and find the best value to get their mission done. FAS’ updated goal coincides with the launch of the Obama administration’s category management initiative. Tom Sharpe is the commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at GSA. In part 1 of their interview, he tells executive editor Jason Miller more about how FAS is helping to bring better insight into the 10 biggest areas of spending across the government. Read Jason's related story.