Content for #All Government Levels

DHS demonstrates how agencies can address fear of failure and enhance innovation efforts with cultural support, CenturyLink authorized to begin selling on GSA’s EIS contract, and GSA issues RFQ for new CoE acquisition model. All this and more …
Agile development is a hot topic today, given the pace of technological and social change. Ever since the infamous launch and crash of Healthcare.gov, public organizations have recognized its value as a replacement for traditional software development models like waterfall.
New rules that would make it harder for Chinese companies to win public sector contracts in Europe are being called for by European heads of government. Draft conclusions, seen by POLITICO, calls on the EU to kickstart internal negotiations on …
A guide to better industry communication to get the most out of your contracting outcomes It’s a well-known problem in the government contracting industry that the lines of communication between the government agencies and the suppliers bidding for …
By Daria Mathew, VP of XSB Federal, State, Local, and Educational (SLED) institutions buy tens of billions of catalog-type items (e.g., office supplies, MRO, IT, janitorial and sanitation supplies, electrical parts, medical supplies, emergency supplies, etc.) every year. Public sector buyers …
GSA is closing in on a plan for e-commerce portal, federal IT leaders discuss progress in speeding up modernizing IT acquisition, and what Trump’s 2020 budget proposal means for civilian agencies. All this and more in Public Spend …
We wrote last month about the UK Gov outsourcing playbook to help improve government procurement, how government works with industry and deliver better public services. Catering Insight this month writes that the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) recommends that …
On the flip side of the coin, businesses have to show they can improve society and tackle the social value outcomes to win government contracts. The announcement is the latest in a host of policy announcements from Cabinet Office minister …
Spoiler alert: it’s all about preparation. “If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and will never achieve, its full potential, that word would be ‘meetings.’ – Dave Barry, …
Peter Smith recently spent a stimulating morning at a round-table discussion with Demos, one of the more thoughtful political “think tanks” in the UK (cross-party from a political standpoint, innovative and research-driven). He writes: While the broad topic …