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All Levels of Government

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Effective buying requires skill, one that enables us to determine exactly   how   we should buy in any given situation.     As part of this we must consider where we might buy from, our needs and wants, and the most effective way to satisfy these. ...
Love was in the air this week with Valentine’s Day falling on Wednesday.  If all the chocolate and flowers distracted you from the latest and greatest in government contracting news, you’re in luck.  It’s time for our weekly roundup, the S mallGovCon ...
Public sector organizations may experience great benefit from business intelligence (BI) solutions, but not without diligence in the planning process to understand why they need it and which business challenges are to be solved. This was one of several ...
If you're planning to buy a business intelligence solution, how will you make sure your project isn't one out of every two that will fail ? There are common reasons for this high failure rate, and some relatively easy steps that you as a buyer can take ...
Public procurement veteran Steve Gordon talks best practices, future of cooperative purchasing, and much more. In interviews he’s conducted with officials at large public procurement agencies, Gordon has found that procurement teams tend to focus their ...
As agencies attempt to connect government to technology, there are enduring themes and disruptive topics that keep showing up.  GovTech  provides a rundown of technology trends that both elected leaders and government officials keep talking about. The ...
Last week we re-launched our podcasting channel with a new series called Public Procurement Leaders. In each episode, Chairman and CEO of Public Spend Forum Raj Sharma sits down with leaders from the public and private sector to get their perspectives ...
GAO bid protests filed by small businesses are (statistically speaking) less likely to succeed than protests filed by large contractors, according to the   RAND Corporation’s recent bid protest study . The disparity isn’t the result of discrimination ...

Federal and Central

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Love was in the air this week with Valentine’s Day falling on Wednesday.  If all the chocolate and flowers distracted you from the latest and greatest in government contracting news, you’re in luck.  It’s time for our weekly roundup, the S mallGovCon ...
Public sector organizations may experience great benefit from business intelligence (BI) solutions, but not without diligence in the planning process to understand why they need it and which business challenges are to be solved. This was one of several ...
The Department of Interior’s fleet of drones are mostly hand-me-downs from the Department of Defense and cost less than a single one of its manned aircraft. They have been useful in jobs like dam inspections and wildlife surveys, cutting down the time ...
The FAR and DFARS have 27 distinct definitions of the term “subcontract,” according to an acquisition reform panel. In its first report , the Section 809 Panel urges policymakers to adopt a consolidated definition of the term “subcontract,” as well ...
The number of DoD small business contract actions has dropped almost 70 percent since Fiscal Year 2011, even as the total number of small business dollars increased significantly. This is one of the important new findings from an acquisition reform ...
If you're planning to buy a business intelligence solution, how will you make sure your project isn't one out of every two that will fail ? There are common reasons for this high failure rate, and some relatively easy steps that you as a buyer can take ...
Public procurement veteran Steve Gordon talks best practices, future of cooperative purchasing, and much more. In interviews he’s conducted with officials at large public procurement agencies, Gordon has found that procurement teams tend to focus their ...
As agencies attempt to connect government to technology, there are enduring themes and disruptive topics that keep showing up.  GovTech  provides a rundown of technology trends that both elected leaders and government officials keep talking about. The ...

State and Regional

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Love was in the air this week with Valentine’s Day falling on Wednesday.  If all the chocolate and flowers distracted you from the latest and greatest in government contracting news, you’re in luck.  It’s time for our weekly roundup, the S mallGovCon ...
Public sector organizations may experience great benefit from business intelligence (BI) solutions, but not without diligence in the planning process to understand why they need it and which business challenges are to be solved. This was one of several ...
They call Alaska the land of the midnight sun, and for a long time its procurement function was content to lurk in the shadows of administrivia. But thanks to the efforts of Jason Soza, Alaska's Chief Procurement Officer since May of 2013, the sun now ...
If you're planning to buy a business intelligence solution, how will you make sure your project isn't one out of every two that will fail ? There are common reasons for this high failure rate, and some relatively easy steps that you as a buyer can take ...
Public procurement veteran Steve Gordon talks best practices, future of cooperative purchasing, and much more. In interviews he’s conducted with officials at large public procurement agencies, Gordon has found that procurement teams tend to focus their ...
As agencies attempt to connect government to technology, there are enduring themes and disruptive topics that keep showing up.  GovTech  provides a rundown of technology trends that both elected leaders and government officials keep talking about. The ...
Last week we re-launched our podcasting channel with a new series called Public Procurement Leaders. In each episode, Chairman and CEO of Public Spend Forum Raj Sharma sits down with leaders from the public and private sector to get their perspectives ...
GAO bid protests filed by small businesses are (statistically speaking) less likely to succeed than protests filed by large contractors, according to the   RAND Corporation’s recent bid protest study . The disparity isn’t the result of discrimination ...

Local and Municipal

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Love was in the air this week with Valentine’s Day falling on Wednesday.  If all the chocolate and flowers distracted you from the latest and greatest in government contracting news, you’re in luck.  It’s time for our weekly roundup, the S mallGovCon ...
Public sector organizations may experience great benefit from business intelligence (BI) solutions, but not without diligence in the planning process to understand why they need it and which business challenges are to be solved. This was one of several ...
If you're planning to buy a business intelligence solution, how will you make sure your project isn't one out of every two that will fail ? There are common reasons for this high failure rate, and some relatively easy steps that you as a buyer can take ...
Public procurement veteran Steve Gordon talks best practices, future of cooperative purchasing, and much more. In interviews he’s conducted with officials at large public procurement agencies, Gordon has found that procurement teams tend to focus their ...
As agencies attempt to connect government to technology, there are enduring themes and disruptive topics that keep showing up.  GovTech  provides a rundown of technology trends that both elected leaders and government officials keep talking about. The ...
Last week we re-launched our podcasting channel with a new series called Public Procurement Leaders. In each episode, Chairman and CEO of Public Spend Forum Raj Sharma sits down with leaders from the public and private sector to get their perspectives ...
GAO bid protests filed by small businesses are (statistically speaking) less likely to succeed than protests filed by large contractors, according to the   RAND Corporation’s recent bid protest study . The disparity isn’t the result of discrimination ...
We've all been there. You spend months defining your customer's requirement and designing the perfect solicitation, but when it comes time to evaluate you're underwhelmed by the quality of proposals received. None reflect what you're looking for, and ...