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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.
In the run up to its collapse, UK government key contractor was handed £660m worth of public contracts. “Rehana Azam, the national secretary of the GMB, said the Interserve case showed how ‘obsessed’ with outsourcing the government had become. ‘Awarding …
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 …
It is generally accepted in government that greater budget scrutiny means better outcomes for citizens. So a proposed budget committee is being considered to allow for greater proactive scrutiny of government spending over the medium to longer-term. The UK Chartered …
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, …
A comprehensive list of free GovCon tools contractors can use to stay up to date, respond to market trends and, snag those contracts. We all know that the GovCon market has some of the fiercest competition in the …
A look at the ways market experts determine which suppliers are reliable contractors and which will only cause problems Suppliers and reliable contractors are vital to almost every business. As such, your relationship with the government contractors you …