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The public sector is undergoing massive changes with greater fiscal spending, tax changes, constrained budgets and much more scrutiny and regulation. Public procurement and finance officials are keen to implement policies and programs to better manage public spending and automate …
OMB hopes a new strategy will accelerate cloud adoption, GSA aims to streamline acquisition for feds, and much more. This is Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for July 13, 2018. How Machine Learning Could Help Make Sense …
One of the first — and even more than two decades later, still one of the most important — changes during the procurement reform era of the 1990s was the introduction of a “micropurchase” authority in the Federal Acquisition Streamlining …
On Wednesday, June 6, Public Spend Forum convened a Technology Procurement Symposium to identify barriers to government’s adoption of emerging technology and to highlight companies of all sizes that are making a difference in the civic tech space.
Here’s a situation my colleagues and I see with some frequency: a contractor, in the course of working on a government contract, submits a request of some sort to the agency.  Then waits for a response.  And waits some more.  …
We are delighted to publish a series of guest posts from Craig Brewin, about the Procurement issues arising from last year’s hurricane season, as covered at the CDB (Caribbean Development Bank) special conference. Craig is a Caribbean-based procurement professional, whose …
Before GovShop, it was inconvenient and downright difficult to find the best government contractors for your customer requirements and solicitations. In listening to, and engaging with, over 15,000 government contracting professionals, we came to the conclusion that …
Before GovShop, it was undeniably difficult to find the necessary government opportunities for your business. We listened to over 15,000 government contracting professionals and suppliers and came to a single conclusion: public sector market research …
FLASH could get a new life, at least in parts, in the next DHS IT services contract now under development, SEWP prepares for the year-end surge, and more. This is Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for July 6, …
I hope everyone has a safe and happy 4th of July as we celebrate our nation’s independence. If you’re still struggling to think of top-notch grilling ideas for Independence Day, might I suggest this delicious recipe from the fine …