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All Levels of Government

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Sometimes, we who work in the public sector - at all levels - can get very tired of all the bureaucracy that we have to deal with on a daily basis. We can get frustrated with all the layers of approval that we have to interact with just to get something ...
The Scottish Business News Network reports this week that Aberdeen-based Procurement firm, Millstream, has been awarded a place on the Scottish Government’s and local authorities’ Supplier Development Programme (SDP) framework: an initiative that assists ...
Albanian construction firm Alko-Impex has been disqualified from taking part in public procurement procedures for a period of between one and three years. The Public Procurement Agency made the decision following a fact check when the firm bid for a “cleaning ...
Last year, we introduced here on Public Spend Forum the Open Opps (as in “opportunities”) platform that is monitoring public sector contract opportunities in the UK and more widely. A recent initiative has seen the site now offering a spend analysis ...
The Department of Defense (DoD) is doubling down on its intent to award a massive 10 year, $10 billion contract to a single cloud provider, and the decision is generating quite the debate across the #govcon wires. At stake for industry is whether ...
GSA showcases emerging tech working groups’ recent efforts, GAO to launch electronic bid protest docketing system in May, and a look at procurement hiring trends. This is Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for April 13, 2018. GSA Emerging Tech Office ...
The UK Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has welcomed the move by the Cabinet Office to strengthen a Prompt Payment Code for SMEs. Since the collapse of Carillion, which left some small businesses going under and others at the mercy of late payers, ...
The U.S. Army is cutting down its process for buying cyber capabilities, blockchain has remained a buzzword and is getting a renewed focus with TMF, and the CSRA acquisition is finally over. This is Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for April 6, 2018. ...

Federal and Central

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The Department of Defense (DoD) is doubling down on its intent to award a massive 10 year, $10 billion contract to a single cloud provider, and the decision is generating quite the debate across the #govcon wires. At stake for industry is whether ...
GSA showcases emerging tech working groups’ recent efforts, GAO to launch electronic bid protest docketing system in May, and a look at procurement hiring trends. This is Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for April 13, 2018. GSA Emerging Tech Office ...
UK Crown Commercial Service (CCS) - the government commercial arm - has confirmed that it plans to launch the third iteration of the Digital Outcomes and Specialists (DOS) framework this year. The framework helps the public sector to find suppliers that ...
Congress mandated that government buyers be able to purchase common, off-the-shelf items from commercial online portals in the most recent National Defense Authorization Act. The General Services Administration (GSA) and the Office of Management and Budget ...
When interviewing non-traditional IT vendors in the federal marketplace for a   series of blogs , I asked how they decided what agencies to target. A common answer was that they chose based on whether a sympathetic contracting officer was present. So ...
Amidst criticism from industry, the Department of Defense (DoD) modified a nearly $1 billion agreement it made with Rean Cloud, LLC, an Amazon partner company. The original agreement, signed in February, tasked Rean with enabling multiple agencies within ...
The FAR and DFARS have 27 distinct definitions of the term “subcontract,” according to an acquisition reform panel. In its first report , the Section 809 Panel urges policymakers to adopt a consolidated definition of the term “subcontract,” as well ...
The number of DoD small business contract actions has dropped almost 70 percent since Fiscal Year 2011, even as the total number of small business dollars increased significantly. This is one of the important new findings from an acquisition reform ...

State and Regional

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GSA showcases emerging tech working groups’ recent efforts, GAO to launch electronic bid protest docketing system in May, and a look at procurement hiring trends. This is Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for April 13, 2018. GSA Emerging Tech Office ...
When interviewing non-traditional IT vendors in the federal marketplace for a   series of blogs , I asked how they decided what agencies to target. A common answer was that they chose based on whether a sympathetic contracting officer was present. So ...
If you're planning to buy a business intelligence solution, how will you make sure your project isn't one out of every two that will fail ? There are common reasons for this high failure rate, and some relatively easy steps that you as a buyer can take ...
Public procurement veteran Steve Gordon talks best practices, future of cooperative purchasing, and much more. In interviews he’s conducted with officials at large public procurement agencies, Gordon has found that procurement teams tend to focus their ...
As agencies attempt to connect government to technology, there are enduring themes and disruptive topics that keep showing up.  GovTech  provides a rundown of technology trends that both elected leaders and government officials keep talking about. The ...
We're just a few days away from the next in our series of How to Buy Procurement Technology webinars. What started with advice on how to get started with a procurement technology acquisition has evolved to a panel of expert suppliers and industry consultants ...
I am excited to announce the publication of  Government Contracts Joint Ventures,  the first in a new series of new government contracting guides we’re calling “Koprince Law LLC GovCon Handbooks.”  Packed with easy-to-understand examples and written in ...
At Public Spend Forum, we believe our community is our biggest asset. People are the engines of change and progress within the public sector and inside the suppliers that support them. That's why we've decided to launch The Public Procurement Leader, ...

Local and Municipal

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GSA showcases emerging tech working groups’ recent efforts, GAO to launch electronic bid protest docketing system in May, and a look at procurement hiring trends. This is Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for April 13, 2018. GSA Emerging Tech Office ...
One of the UK’s local councils – Croydon - has announced it is changing its ICT delivery model by moving away from its current single-supplier ICT contract to a mix of specialist vendors managed by an in-house team. Is this the start of a more common ...
When interviewing non-traditional IT vendors in the federal marketplace for a   series of blogs , I asked how they decided what agencies to target. A common answer was that they chose based on whether a sympathetic contracting officer was present. So ...
If you're planning to buy a business intelligence solution, how will you make sure your project isn't one out of every two that will fail ? There are common reasons for this high failure rate, and some relatively easy steps that you as a buyer can take ...
In a good news public procurement story - thanks to almost exclusively the efforts of one woman, South Ayrshire in Scotland now sources locally produced food for council schools, canteens and nursing homes. The National reports that the result has been ...
Public procurement veteran Steve Gordon talks best practices, future of cooperative purchasing, and much more. In interviews he’s conducted with officials at large public procurement agencies, Gordon has found that procurement teams tend to focus their ...
As agencies attempt to connect government to technology, there are enduring themes and disruptive topics that keep showing up.  GovTech  provides a rundown of technology trends that both elected leaders and government officials keep talking about. The ...
We're just a few days away from the next in our series of How to Buy Procurement Technology webinars. What started with advice on how to get started with a procurement technology acquisition has evolved to a panel of expert suppliers and industry consultants ...