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America’s Vaccine Towns

With the first summer out of quarantine since the coronavirus pandemic began, families are planning where to spend their long-awaited summer vacation. Rather than the beaches or Disney World, however, travelers are flocking to towns such as Plattsburgh, NY,  Habersham County, GA, and Quincy,...

Public Spend Forum & GovShop — Quick Guidelines for Guest Authors

These guidelines are for guest authors wishing to contribute articles to the Public Spend Forum or GovShop blog. Our expanding base of public and private sector contributors includes subject matter experts, thought leaders, innovators, practitioners and senior procurement executives who wish to...

Public Spend Forum’s Public Procurement Weekly Roundup

Federal agencies are cutting procurement time with PROPRICER, Amazon pitches facial recognition tech to ICE amid controversy, and a new report shows poor debriefings can lead to bid protests. All this and more in Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for November 2, 2018. Agencies, Contractors...

Public Spend Forum Announces Partnership with The Shatter Fund

Public Spend Forum is proud to announce a partnership with the Shatter Fund, a fund exclusively focused on investing in high potential disruptive technology companies led by female entrepreneurs. This partnership furthers PSF’s mission to create Open Government Markets by lowering the barriers...

Trump Administration’s $13 Billion Funding to COVID Syringes

It has been almost twelve months since the Trump administration had awarded federal loans and contracts worth up to $1.3 billion to supply what was once considered an essential syringe to combat Covid-19. The fortunate firm receiving the majority of this funding, ApiJect Systems Corporation, has...

A Careful Balance

“Dustin, is anyone talking about how deeply connected schools re-opening and governments re-opening is? Because they need to be.” (Client last week). OK, let’s talk about it then. On March 13th, President Trump declared a national emergency, and guidelines were quickly issued to avoid social...

XR Women x GovShop

Sign up to be a part of the XR Women x GovShop collaboration. GovShop is a free match-making platform that brings together companies like yours and government buyers  in a single, connected marketplace. Government buyers from over 250 agencies across Federal, state and local agencies and using...

Supercharging Spending and Supply Chain Visibility for IT Services

As part of its innovation efforts, a US Army team wanted to get deeper visibility into its IT Services spending and prioritize opportunities to engage more non-traditional and underserved companies Instead of traditional, manual research and analysis methods, it decided to utilize PSF’s AI-MI (AI...

The Quality of Your Coffee May Soon Be Determined by a Robot

Pour yourself a steamy cup-of-joe now, because it may not be long until the long days of wine connoisseurs and coffee experts will be replaced by artificial intelligence machines to determine the quality and grade of such highly-esteemed drinks.  A newly-innovated artificial intelligence platform...

I Scream for an Ice Cream Cold War

It’s the cold war you never knew about – one that actually dealt with cold and creamy treats everyone holds so dearly. This cold war was filled with secret codes, legal threats, and of course, betrayal. Wired News had the opportunity to hear from the couple who started it all – Jeremy...