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USAF’s new initiative aims to speed acquisition for tech products and services, DHS releases list research areas it plans to pursue in partnership with innovative small businesses, and GSA plans to rollout schedules reform through 2020. All this …
When was the last time you read an inspiring response to a Federal Request for Proposal (RFP)? How about merely informative? Tolerable? Yeah me neither. Even the ones I write are pretty horrid. And yet we’ve created a federal acquisitions …
Microsoft is the latest major tech company to come under the scrutiny of its own employees for using innovation to support controversial missions of the government, and the USDS believes using tools like Slack, Skype, Google Suite 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 …
Bloomberg writes that the US could block the UK from a 46-nation public procurement agreement after it leaves the EU, and that the UK is looking to rejoin the Government Procurement Agreement which was set up under the auspices of …
Amazon looms large over the world’s commerce, drawing a stark contrast to old ways of shopping, and an even starker contrast to the way government agencies buy things. In fact, there’s even a term for it: The Amazon Effect.
Amazon and USAF partner up on e-commerce program, DoD awards over $2 billion in year-end contracts, and acquisition leaders are looking to new techniques for IT modernization. All this and more in Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for …
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 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, …