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With no Food and Drug Administration-approved vaccines or therapies for the disease, legacy drugmakers and small startups alike have stepped forward with plans to develop vaccines or treatments that target the infection caused by COVID-19. Many of the companies that …
A consolidation of useful resources for the govcon community It’s hammer time, America. For the next four weeks, and perhaps longer, our economy will face unprecedented conditions and challenges for which there is no playbook. As more states …
Public Spend Forum and GovShop released the initial data set mapping the supplier and subject matter expert ecosystem specific to vaccines and therapeutics for coronaviruses, infectious diseases, and influenza. Any solution to the complex challenge we currently face …
As the world mobilizes to respond to COVID-19, procurement has a central role. The availability of supply and agile use of resources is critical for mobilization. In my position, I talk with multiple public procurement officers in any given week, and …
The Small Business Administration has released FAQs prepared to address concerns a small business performing on federal contracts may have related to the impact of the Coronavirus. See here: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/jaimegracia_sbafaqs-for-coronavirus-gcbd-guidance-ugcPost-6645703312236691457-KH_6/ Additional resources here: https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources …
Spend Matters recently invited Eved’s founder and CEO, Talia Mashiach, to submit a guest article on how procurement organizations can navigate through supplier negotiations given recent conference and event cancellations. Eved is a spend management and payments platform built for …
Let’s say you’re a government contracting professional with an opportunity to step outside the ordinary and try one of the innovative acquisition methods to procure emerging technologies.  You and your customer are excited about introducing emerging …
For my first official BLOG entry (are they called entries? Oh well, mine are called entries now), I have been overwhelmed with ideas. This specific post has had multiple titles and themes as I chase each shiny object that illuminates …
Why should you even care? First, let me start by saying, I AM NOT the world’s foremost expert on public procurement. Public procurement is simply too broad and diverse for such a single person to exist. There are hundreds of …
We are delighted to feature this guest post from one of our readers, Romy Hughes, director at change management consultancy, Brightman. If you have primarily worked in the private sector, one thing that will stand out if you ever …