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As public procurement adjusts to a new normal, issues related to managing a distributed workforce under shifting rules and priorities have moved to the forefront. Key among these are: Communication and Coordination Logistics, not Simply Purchasing Establishing new …
European Governments are advising their public procurement bodies how to conduct business during the crisis – from issuing public procurement procedures, their evaluation and their award as smoothly as possible without public officials meeting in person, to temporarily accepting digital …
European Union lawmakers have suggested that a new bundle of proposals may need to be considered to create a more ethical and well-regulated future for the age of AI. The proposals include implementing new rules for high-risk AI systems that …
A joint European procurement initiative has been able to secure at considerable scale and at short notice protective clothing and medical equipment. Some producers have exceeded the quantities requested by the 25 member states taking part in the procurement. The …
We should actually call this session ‘5 Things You Should Do Right Now to Tap Into the $25B and More of Goods and Services Buys by Federal Agencies!’ Here’s why: Federal spending under FAR Part 13, the Simplified Acquisition Procedures, …
With no Food and Drug Administration-approved vaccines or therapies for the disease, legacy drugmakers and small startups alike have stepped forward with plans to develop vaccines or treatments that target the infection caused by COVID-19. Many of the companies that …
A consolidation of useful resources for the govcon community It’s hammer time, America. For the next four weeks, and perhaps longer, our economy will face unprecedented conditions and challenges for which there is no playbook. As more states …
Public Spend Forum and GovShop released the initial data set mapping the supplier and subject matter expert ecosystem specific to vaccines and therapeutics for coronaviruses, infectious diseases, and influenza. Any solution to the complex challenge we currently face …
The president of the European Central Bank and a former French finance minister stated at a news conference that “the heightened uncertainty negatively affects expenditure plans and their financing” and that “even if ultimately temporary by nature, it [the coronavirus epidemic] will …
The UK government announced on March 18 a change in their approach to the procurement of goods and services amid the Covid-19 pandemic, with immediate effect. In order to procure goods, services and works with extreme urgency during this time …