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Public Spend Forum's Public Procurement Weekly Roundup

A new pilot program accelerates contracting process for startups, Microsoft launches hybrid cloud offering, and more. This is Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for August 17, 2018. GSA Launches Accelerated Contracting Process for Startups The General Services Administration (GSA)...


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Yes, Contract Spending Really Does Increase a Lot in September, USASpending Says

We’re halfway through the government’s fourth quarter, and experienced contractors know what that means–lots of awards on the horizon. According to a fascinating new analysis from USASpending.gov , the fourth quarter spike in contract awards is quite real, and quite significant: the...



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Public Spend Forum's Public Procurement Weekly Roundup

Use of CSO acquisition procedures is ramping up quickly across federal agencies, a recent survey finds acquisition professionals don’t find innovation important to successful procurement, and 1,500 public organizations have signed new contracts to buy directly from Amazon. This is Public Spend...


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Recording and Recap: Smarter Procurement in the Public Sector

The public sector is undergoing massive changes with greater fiscal spending, tax changes, constrained budgets and much more scrutiny and regulation. Public procurement and finance officials are keen to implement policies and programs to better manage public spending and automate processes,...




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Potential £200m Waste-Management Procurement Begins in Cornwall

The English county of Cornwall has begun the procurement process for a new 10-year waste management contract worth £20 million a year – this is one of the country’s largest waste-collection contracts. The contract will begin in April 2020, following the termination of the current contract, for...