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State and local governments use cooperative purchasing agreements to speed up procurement, leverage the buying power of government as a whole, accomplish more with fewer resources, and find the best suppliers. However, researching and finding the right coops can be …
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 …
Happy end of FY 2018, everybody! Let’s celebrate properly, with the SmallGovCon Week In Review. In this week’s edition, we’ll discuss end-of-fiscal-year spending (appropriately enough), new FAR regulations, and government contracting officials behaving badly. Have a great weekend! Federal Government may …
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 …
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 …
Why Information About Markets is Your Superpower in Government Procurement “A Sari. Can you tell me more?” A few years ago, I was on my way to India. As I was about to leave for the airport, my wife pulled …
Search USAJobs under the keyword “project management” and you will find hundreds of postings, Chris Johnston and Kelly O’Connor of the U.S. Digital Service write in a new blog post. But search under “product management,” they note, and you will come up …
These GovTech Companies are Making a Difference with Their Solutions   At Public Spend Forum, we are passionate about the power of civic technology to improve government programs and the lives of the citizens they serve. We were …
An Air Force Contracting Officer, asked by a contractor where to send an appeal, provided the contractor with information about the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, not the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals. Despite the Contracting Officer’s erroneous advice, …
We’re in the final stretch! There are only about 5 weeks left in the fiscal year, which means the lives of government contractors are about to get more chaotic. But as August draws to a close, I hope …