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With many agencies still struggling to implement the requirements in the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA), a new white paper from Censeo Consulting Group and Rich Beutel—the original staff author of FITARA—makes ten recommendations to help agencies take …
A federal judge has thrown out the American Small Business League's (ASBL) request for an injunction against the Small Business Administration (SBA) that would have changed the way the SBA calculates what percentage of federal contracting dollars goes to small businesses. The injunction had called for the SBA to stop using the "grandfathering rule," which allows small businesses that have grown or been acquired to still count toward the small business contracting goals, and to stop limiting the pool of dollars considered when calculating whether the government achieved its goals.
Green Tech Media reports that the U.S. Navy has made strides in lessening its carbon footprint and adopting green energy through “massive solar procurements, used submarine battery storage projects and microgrids on bases.” The site points to the recent …
It’s no secret that procurement technology can have a major impact on how public organizations perform. It’s a topic we’ve written about over the last couple years, and it’s one we’ve seen crop up in a variety of news …
If I had to sum up the Public Spend Forum launch party in one anecdote, it’d be this one. Just before the party got going, before I was wearing a name tag that identified me as a PSF loyalist, I was chatting with an …
We know governments face enormous challenges, and we know the innovation fostered by private sector partners and suppliers that is critical to tackling those challenges. And yet all over the world governments have placed huge and unnecessary barriers in place …
Public Spend Forum recently hosted a webinar on procurement and spend analytics, with Professor Joseph Sandor of Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business giving an introduction to analytics, and Dan Warn of our sponsor BravoSolution walking through a …
Former Federal Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra called the current bid protest system “absurd,” saying it mostly just delays progress, without actually helping contractors, according to an article in Nextgov. “This protest thing really ticks me …
While the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental (DIUx) was set up to engage smaller, innovative firms that typically are outside the defense market, Federal News Radio notes that the two largest contracts recently awarded through DIUx went …