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Insights for Agency Leaders and Policy Makers U.S. federal government spending priorities are shifting in response to the evolving demands of the COVID-19 response. In Censeo Consulting’s latest report, they highlight several key insights from the past …
The Defense Contract Management Agency’s (DCMA) Commercial Item Group (CIG), jointly with the Defense Acquisition University, released a new tool, the “Commercial Acquisition Resources: Examples, Roles, and References.” As the title suggests, this is CIG’s initiative to create an interactive …
The European Commission has set out guidance that is relevant EU-wide and also in the UK during the Brexit transitional period (which runs to 31 December 2020) explaining the flexibility allowed under the rules in situations of procurement in extreme urgency. Purchases …
Cyber security threats faced by the aviation industry from cyber criminals represents one of the sector’s most serious challenges. A major attack can compromise passenger safety and cause massive financial and commercial damage across the industry. A SITA report Air …
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is to investigate concerns that military contractors from across the country have travelled to the north-east to carry out ‘non-essential’ work. Dozens of contractors have arrived at RAF Lossiemouth to carry out work for …
We are delighted to hear from Simon Hall, CEO at PoliceBox. Policing has increasingly become the front-end or the “sharp-edge” of the whole range of social services available to the community. This is because police officers are …
As the reality of COVID-19 and our response to the pandemic unfolded in March of 2020, my Public Spend Forum colleagues and I had the unique opportunity to contribute our market research expertise for various government agencies sourcing …
With all the current urgency, why think about FEMA reimbursement now? Because it will be too late to go back and do it the right way after the fact. As this crisis goes across the country and through our layers of government, the costs …
Caught Off-Guard and Mired in Red-Tape As governments belatedly ramp up their efforts to mobilize resources to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, they are seeking ways to expedite and leverage the resources of the healthcare sector (both public and private) to …
The critical need for personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies to help combat COVID-19 is prevalent all across news today. During this time, Public Spend Forum is supporting government professionals by providing free data on suppliers and available inventory …