Though slow, the federal workforce is transitioning to younger workers. How they view federal service, technology, and their agency mission will definitely change how you do business. Use of technology in ways that anyone over 40 may never have imagined is a given. Beyond the Read more
FAS Deputy Commissioner Kevin Youel Page said at the Coalition for Government Procurement conference last week that the agency has not done enough to ensure the Multiple Award Schedule program has been brought up to speed. Though he was referring to pricing (see Read more
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By now, everyone has heard of OFPP’s Category Management program. Like a radio “one hit wonder” people are asking “what else have you got?”. For Anne Rung, the “what else” are three issues. Some will have some definite support from industry, while others may encounter opposition. First up, Rung wants to use OMB’s review process to block the creation of one or more new IDIQ contracts. That’s welcome news for companies who spend a lot of time chasing “what if” vehicles instead of Read more
We’ve all seen the studies and polls suggesting that budget constraints are the prime reason why federal agencies are reluctant to innovate or implement new solutions. Perhaps we’ve watched too many episodes of Perry Mason to just buy the answer that looks obvious, but this “reason” is looking more like an “excuse” every day. Certainly federal money isn’t growing on trees. At the same time, however, how do Read more