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Barriers to Entry in Government Markets Symposium

Feb 25, 2021
Come join us as we release the results of our capstone six-month study on Barriers to Entry in Government Markets and explore case studies of solutions already underway to address those barriers. Agenda includes a review of study/survey results, panel discussion, and case study presentation on...

Public Safety Technology In Government Showcase

Feb 11, 2021
Join us for this unique event organized by Amazon Web Services and Public Spend Forum, in partnership with two leading public safety accelerators SafeTech and Responder Labs, to learn about public safety use cases in government and public safety technologies that are paving the way.  See agenda...

NCMA Leadership Series: Commanding Soft Skills

Jan 29, 2021
Wendy Masiello, Lt Gen, ASAF (ret.) is president of Wendy Mas Consulting, LLC and serves as an independent director for KBR Inc., EURPAC Service, Inc., and StandardAero. She is also a Director on the Procurement Roundtable and National Contract Management Association (NCMA) Board, a Senior Advisor...

Speeding up the payment of public contracts

Jan 15, 2021
Erica Bosio, a researcher at the World Bank Group, Greta Polo, a private sector development analyst at the World Bank and Vinay Sharma, global director of solutions and innovations in procurement at the World Bank’s governance global practice give their take on how to speed up the payment of...

How to Bid on Government Contracts: Reviewing Government Solicitations

Jan 13, 2021
Unless you have a small army of business development professionals on your payroll, you can’t pursue all the government solicitations that match your capabilities. You need to make smart decisions about where to invest your limited resources to give your company the best chance to succeed without...

Top Government Contracting Insights of 2020

Jan 13, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced many unprecedented challenges in the public procurement space throughout 2020. Despite these difficulties, Public Spend Forum continued to provide quality learning content in the public procurement space, summarized through this reading list for government...

Why the public sector should use frameworks to comply with IR35

Jan 11, 2021
This guest post comes from Romy Hughes, director at Brightman. Some aspects of the public sector, particularly those running IT transformation projects which rely so heavily on the flexibility of contractors, have been frustrated by the perceived block on this flexibility by IR35. But they...

Facing the Long Journey of Entering the Public Sector Marketplace

Jan 8, 2021
Episode 21 of the Public Sector Heroes Podcast feat. Jenny Clark Written by Talia Semaan YOU get a government contract, and YOU get a government contract, and YOU get a government contract! EVERYBODY gets a government contract… but only those who do their homework! It’s as if Oprah went from...

Finding the Right NAICS & PSC Codes for Your Business

Jan 7, 2021
NAICS and PSC codes are a collection of numbers, letters and requirements that confuse even the most seasoned veteran, but they are key to success in government contracting. Why? Because these commodity codes provide a useful taxonomy for organizing industries and reporting government contract...

The 7 Ways to Address Cybersecurity Challenges  

Jan 6, 2021
2020 came with challenges in the health industry, toilet paper industry, and the cyber industry. ToolBox addresses the third challenge concerning cyber risk management by asking CEOs and CISOs to share their biggest learnings and pieces of advice as we move forward into the new year.  One of the...

Top 7 Virtual Public Spend Forum Events of 2020

Jan 5, 2021
The spread of the novel coronavirus in 2020 has proved to be a complex and costly issue for many areas of the public sector. Despite the challenges of 2020, Public Spend Forum continued to provide quality learning content in the public procurement space. Make sure that you didn’t miss any of the...