Content for #State and Regional

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.
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 …
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 …
After trying for two decades, the federal government has finally met its goal of awarding five percent, or $17.8 billion, of all contracts to women-owned small businesses. This means five percent is no …
Sponsored by Periscope Holdings At the State of Nevada, a new procurement chapter is being written.  It’s the chapter of modern, transparent, and intelligent procurement. Procurement Administrator Jeffrey Haag is leveraging his private sector background and public sector expertise to …
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 …