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Last month Frank McNally of Public Spend Forum hosted Neil Chaudhuri, President of Vidya, and I for a webinar on Cyber Acquisitions. I got some great questions afterward about federal procurement generally and buying cybersecurity products and …
Google drops plans to compete for JEDI while IBM recently submitted a bid protest over the $10 billion cloud contract and HHS experiments with blockchain to transform acquisition. All this and more in Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup …
When it comes to buying cyber security, it’s hard to know where to even start. A constantly changing threat environment and the diversity of government IT networks make it complicated to determine how cyber security fits into the …
Ask yourself the following question: What is the adjective most commonly used to modify the phrase “government contracts” in mainstream-media articles? The answer, I’m pretty sure, is “lucrative.” As in, “X company or individual won lucrative government contracts for…” Pay …
Market research is an essential an ongoing task for any procurement professional.  But so are many other aspects of procurement; contracting, negotiations, supplier reviews—you name it.  We all know we should be keeping on top of market and pricing trends, …
Market Research Made Easy With Public Spend Forum As public sector organizations continue to modernize technology and bring citizen services online, cyber hackers and bad actors are designing new techniques to …
Another week has flown by, which means that it’s time for the SmallGovCon Week in Review. In this week’s edition, we’ll take a look at Uncle Sam’s “cloud spending splurge,” a new GSA bid on a vendor verification system, frustrations with …
Spending on cloud services could reach billions in 2018, GSA moves closer to replacing DUNS, and a new GAO report calls out major cyber security challenges. All this and more in Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for September …
According to most public procurement leaders, procurement market research and expertise requires significant improvement across teams. During a recent Public Spend Forum Leaders Exchange Meeting, Raj Sharma, Chairman and CEO of PSF, kicked off the discussion by highlighting …
Find Your Top Government Contractors with Information as Your Superpower Conducting market research and gathering market intelligence is a critical part of any acquisition and procurement process. It can also take a good amount of time that most …