Researchers Confirm Shift in COVID-19 Testing Needed as Country Reopens

4 Aug 2020
A recent Science Magazine article discusses the radical shift in COVID-19 testing needed to reopen schools and businesses. While the country increased testing throughout the summer, we have not be able to mitigate spread effectively. “Diagnostics experts, public health officials, and...

Supplier Resource: A Startup’s Guide to SBIR

27 Jul 2020
For all founders interested in understanding whether SBIR is worth looking at, Agency Capital put together a free guide just for you. It’s a quick read and should help you get oriented to the program. In the guide, “A Startup’s Guide to SBIR,” author and CEO Geoff Orazem explains the...

DCMA Commercial Item Group Releases Paper on Pricing

22 Jul 2020
The Defense Contract Management Agency’s Commerical Item Group (CIG) recently released their initial paper on evaluating price. CIG created this paper to assist Agreement Officers (AOs) with performing price analysis in an Other Transaction (OT) environment. This document is divided into three...

Farther, Longer, Better: The Story of Kraus Hamdani Aerospace

15 Jul 2020
Episode 17 of the Public Sector Heroes Podcast feat. Fatema Hamdani Written by Frank McNally One of my favorite books is Jonathan Livingston Seagull, a story by a former Air Force pilot about a bird who doesn’t conform to the flock, and whose intrinsic passion for flight takes him on an epic...

Government Officials Making Moves

14 Jul 2020
There are countless people who work ‘behind the scenes’ to help keep government and industry operations running productively and smoothly. In seeking to recognize these people for their dedication, we are highlighting just a few of the many outstanding past and present government officials and...

Responding to COVID-19: Protective Barriers

14 Jul 2020
Government offices, banks, grocery stores, and restaurants are reopening nationwide, but to create a safer environment during this pandemic, plexiglass and other plastic barriers have become critical. As more of these open across the country, it is crucial to take measures that prevent and slow...

7MI Essentials – #1 Understand the Need Before You Buy

8 Jul 2020
7MI Series – This article is the second of a 9-part series as we introduce the 7 Economics and Market Intelligence Essentials for Public Procurement. Each part will also include videos, resources, and other materials. We will also be launching the 7MI Challenge as part of this series. Please see...

The answer to a better nation is supplier inclusion

26 Jun 2020
Two procurement experts, Spend Matters founder Jason Busch and COO/GM ConnXus Daryl Hammett, have pooled their knowledge and experience, of how organisations from all sectors spend their money, to create a new paper that explains how we can approach supplier diversity in procurement to create...