Articles by Roger Waldron

  • Category management & the federal market

    BirchGrove Consulting President Ray Bjorklund joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss government’s category management efforts and the size, scope and complexity of the 750 billion dollar procurement market. April 18, 2017

  • Creating contract duplication to reduce contract duplication?

    Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, applauds the Trump administration’s intent but questions its approach to reigning in contract duplication.

  • DHA: Supporting the warfighter

    Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the organization’s vision for serving the healthcare needs of the warfighter. April 11, 2017

  • Tech Trends 2017

    Scott Buchholz, chief technology officer for Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Federal Government practice, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the company’s 2017 report on technology trends and their impact on federal government operations. April 4, 2017

  • OAI: A jump start for procurement innovation

    Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, calls the new White House Office of American Innovation as a timely, strategic and necessary effort.

  • An analysis of the federal budget

    Brian Friel, founder and CEO of Nation Analytics, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to dicuss President Donald Trump’s budget and what it could mean for contractors navigating the federal market. March 28, 2017

  • The Section 809 Acquisition Advisory Panel

    Deidre Lee, chair of the Section 809 Acquisition Advisory Panel, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the panel’s mission and agenda for its ongoing review of DoD acquisition. March 21, 2017

  • Trump reorganization could improve federal procurement

    President Donald Trump’s executive order is a timely, necessary step to improve procurement operations and service to the American people.

  • Key trends in federal IT

    Tim Hurlebaus, president of CGI Federal, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss key trends shaping the federal IT and services marketplace. March 14, 2017

  • Simplifying the procurement process

    This week on Off the Shelf, host Roger Waldron talks with Tom Sisti, senior director and chief legislative counsel for SAP, about the current state of procurement in the federal government. March 7, 2017

  • Procurement & the presidential transition

    What are the opportunites and challenges facing the transition’s new procurement leadership team? Find out this week when Gormley Group President Bill Gormley joins host Roger Waldron on Off the Shelf. February 28, 2017

  • DHS/FEMA/Amazon deal exposes need for MAS reform

    The Coalition for Government Procurement says its imperative to reform GSA’s Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) program.

  • Total acquisition cost: The missing tool from the procurement reform toolbox

    Total acquisition cost remains the missing link in measuring, assessing, and, ultimately, reforming the procurement system to deliver best value mission support for customer agencies and the American people, says Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement.

  • GSA’s TDR roundtable: Can we talk?

    The question whether GSA is actively listening to the questions and concerns of its customers and its contractors, says Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement.

  • Acquisition in a time of transition

    Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Products, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf, discusses the state of acquisition during a presidential transition. February 7, 2017