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All Levels of Government

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On Wednesday, June 6, Public Spend Forum convened a Technology Procurement Symposium to identify barriers to government’s adoption of emerging technology and to highlight companies of all sizes that are making a difference in the civic tech space. Held ...
One of the first -- and even more than two decades later, still one of the most important -- changes during the procurement reform era of the 1990s was the introduction of a “micropurchase” authority in the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1995. ...
The public sector is undergoing massive changes with greater fiscal spending, tax changes, constrained budgets and much more scrutiny and regulation. Public Procurement and Finance officials are keen to implement policies and programs to better manage ...
We wrote recently about the EcoProcura 2018 conference on sustainable, circular and innovation procurement, which takes place from 3-5 October in Nijmegen (Netherlands). This marks 20 years of the conference series, bringing together over 400 procurers, ...
The CBI (Confederation of British Industry) has just released a report into public sector procurement, its contribution to growth, prosperity, welfare and the economy, and considers the contribution that private businesses are making, and would like to ...
The Office of the Deputy PM for ‘Informatisation and Investment’ is seeking to increase transparency and make the drawing of EU funds easier. It proposes curbing the powers of the Public Procurement Office in a proposed amendment to public procurement ...
Amazon Web Services is expanding its Public Sector Contract Center, experts offered advice on getting the most from the EIS contract, and are blockchain-related contracts on the rise? This is Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for June 22, 2018. ...
Technology Modernization Board announces $45 million awards to three agencies for IT modernization efforts, DHS awards $1 billion contract as part of CDM program, and the military drone market is expected to be worth over $13 billion by 2024. This is ...

Federal and Central

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On Wednesday, June 6, Public Spend Forum convened a Technology Procurement Symposium to identify barriers to government’s adoption of emerging technology and to highlight companies of all sizes that are making a difference in the civic tech space. Held ...
OMB hopes a new strategy will accelerate cloud adoption, GSA aims to streamline acquisition for feds, and much more. This is Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for July 13, 2018. How Machine Learning Could Help Make Sense of Gov IT Spend The ...
One of the first -- and even more than two decades later, still one of the most important -- changes during the procurement reform era of the 1990s was the introduction of a “micropurchase” authority in the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1995. ...
Caribbean Heads of Procurement Gather at the CDB Conference We are delighted to publish a series of guest posts from Craig Brewin , about the Procurement issues arising from last year’s hurricane season, as covered at the CDB (Caribbean Development ...
FLASH could get a new life, at least in parts, in the next DHS IT services contract now under development, SEWP prepares for the year-end surge, and more. This is Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for July 6, 2018. Ten Challenges of OTAs ...
The public sector is undergoing massive changes with greater fiscal spending, tax changes, constrained budgets and much more scrutiny and regulation. Public Procurement and Finance officials are keen to implement policies and programs to better manage ...
Amazon Web Services is expanding its Public Sector Contract Center, experts offered advice on getting the most from the EIS contract, and are blockchain-related contracts on the rise? This is Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for June 22, 2018. ...
“In DOD now, everybody says they’re doing agile. But when they say they are doing agile, they mean you stand instead of sitting down at meetings, and that you use sticky notes to track tasks. If you do those things, you’re an agile god. They are still ...

State and Regional

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On Wednesday, June 6, Public Spend Forum convened a Technology Procurement Symposium to identify barriers to government’s adoption of emerging technology and to highlight companies of all sizes that are making a difference in the civic tech space. Held ...
PAHO Emergency Procurement Craig Brewin continues his series on Procurement issues arising from last year’s hurricane season, as covered at the Caribbean Development Bank special conference. Part 1 is here and Part 2 is here . Is the impact ...
The Construction Leadership Council warns that lack of cohesive approach is costing the construction industry billions a year. The latest government-commissioned report says an overhaul of procurement practices could save the construction sector £15bn ...
One of the first -- and even more than two decades later, still one of the most important -- changes during the procurement reform era of the 1990s was the introduction of a “micropurchase” authority in the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1995. ...
The public sector is undergoing massive changes with greater fiscal spending, tax changes, constrained budgets and much more scrutiny and regulation. Public Procurement and Finance officials are keen to implement policies and programs to better manage ...
Amazon Web Services is expanding its Public Sector Contract Center, experts offered advice on getting the most from the EIS contract, and are blockchain-related contracts on the rise? This is Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for June 22, 2018. ...
Technology Modernization Board announces $45 million awards to three agencies for IT modernization efforts, DHS awards $1 billion contract as part of CDM program, and the military drone market is expected to be worth over $13 billion by 2024. This is ...
GSA announces new start date for $50 billion IT service contract, Google says it will not renew controversial Pentagon contract, and much more. This is Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for June 8, 2018. GSA Expects Alliant 2 Unrestricted GWAC ...

Local and Municipal

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On Wednesday, June 6, Public Spend Forum convened a Technology Procurement Symposium to identify barriers to government’s adoption of emerging technology and to highlight companies of all sizes that are making a difference in the civic tech space. Held ...
One of the first -- and even more than two decades later, still one of the most important -- changes during the procurement reform era of the 1990s was the introduction of a “micropurchase” authority in the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1995. ...
The public sector is undergoing massive changes with greater fiscal spending, tax changes, constrained budgets and much more scrutiny and regulation. Public Procurement and Finance officials are keen to implement policies and programs to better manage ...
Bartonville, Texas has deployed a different type of public-private partnership for an infrastructure project, what one official has dubbed a “public-pizza partnership.” Bartonville Town Administrator Michael Montgomery discussed the unusual way the community ...
Amazon Web Services is expanding its Public Sector Contract Center, experts offered advice on getting the most from the EIS contract, and are blockchain-related contracts on the rise? This is Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for June 22, 2018. ...
Technology Modernization Board announces $45 million awards to three agencies for IT modernization efforts, DHS awards $1 billion contract as part of CDM program, and the military drone market is expected to be worth over $13 billion by 2024. This is ...
GSA announces new start date for $50 billion IT service contract, Google says it will not renew controversial Pentagon contract, and much more. This is Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for June 8, 2018. GSA Expects Alliant 2 Unrestricted GWAC ...
The public sector hasn’t exactly reaped the rewards of rapid advancements in technology, but things are changing thanks to forward thinking procurement professionals and civic technologists. These people have collectively spent the past 5 years (post ...