Category management

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Contraction of small business contractors: What’s prompting the drop?

The Office of Management and Budget designed category management policies to help save the federal government money in its acquisition process. The initiative’s…

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How the Federal Acquisition Security Council will tackle supply chain risk management

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Army contracting command is working on its own version of category management

Major General Paul Pardew says his contracting command has chosen a few select categories of commodities to focus on.

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Air Force category management: Spend intelligently, not just by year’s end

In part 2 of their look at the Air Force’s procurement innovations, Tim Cooke and Anne Laurent explain why the service’s approach to category management…

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Jaclyn Smyth, Federal Security and Protection Category Manager for the Department of Homeland Security, talks with attendees of the government-wide working dog team kick-off meeting April 16, 2019, at the Air Force Security Forces Center Headquarters on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Over three days, members of ten federal agencies toured Air Force and DoD Military Working Dog facilities and shared information about their working dog programs - including challenges and best practices - and identified collaboration opportunities.

Air Force adds attitude to governmentwide category management

Tim Cooke and Anne Laurent detail how the Air Force is finding success in using business innovations to become better buyers.

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