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As one of her last acts as Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) Administrator, Anne Rung published a blog post on Friday, looking back at the two years since President Barack Obama launched the Transforming the Federal Marketplace initiative. As we've reported over the past two years, there has been a lot of transformation, including the governmentwide push to improve the federal government's category management capabilities—seen most clearly in the drive to reduce duplication of contracts in large IT spend categories like laptops, mobile devices and software licenses. According to Rung, the savings realized by the focus on category management have been enormous:
Every year, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) gathers up some of the massive amounts of data the agency collects, identifies a few mission challenges it wants to address and puts out the call around the world for help. The …
Managing a category like the personal computer market can be tricky, not only because of the breadth of offerings, but the number of potential suppliers. This quick reference guide for buyers in the PC market should help inform your buy.
With so many options and configurations, printers and other hardware is often cited as a difficult category to wrangle. With that in mind, we’ve put together a quick reference guide with data and market insights, to help inform your buy.
Food services are contracted by every type of organization: commercial businesses, institutions like universities and hospitals and governments. There are many techniques to improve sourcing of this service to manage costs and satisfy customers. As part of Public Spend Forum’s category insights series, …
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Public procurement organizations are only proficient in four of the 12 key competencies the workforce needs to be effective, according to the more than 40 experts interviewed for this report: “Doing the People’s Business: Key Competencies for Effective Public Procurement.” …
StateScoop published an interesting story this week on the City of Philadelphia’s struggles to manage its cloud procurement. The city’s former CIO Adel Ebeid called Philly a “cloud-first city” a little over a year ago, and …