Tiffany Hixson, the professional services category executive at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service discusses the new professional services category management agenda for FAS and what it means for customer agencies and contractors. July 8, 2014
As the General Services Administration moves gradually toward a “category management” approach to strategic sourcing, it’s taking a “deep dive” into the way federal agencies currently buy professional services and the kind of information they need to buy those services in a smarter way. Tiffany Hixson, the professional services category executive in GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, tells Roger Waldron about the new category management agenda for services on this week’s edition of “Off the Shelf.” Listen to entire episode of Off the Shelf
In this edition of Inside the Reporter’s Notebook, Executive Editor Jason Miller shares news and buzz about the IT and acquisition communities.
The General Services Administration is turning one idea to make acquisition easier on agencies into reality. It’s kicked off five government-wide pilots under its category management initiative. Federal News Radio’s Executive Editor Jason Miller writes about it online in his Reporter’s Notebook. He joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive with details.
Tiffany Hixson, the professional services category executive at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service discusses the new professional services category management agenda for FAS and what it means for customer agencies and contractors. July 29, 2014
Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrator Anne Rung has released a memo detailing a road map to create a new model for federal contracting. The administration will expand the concept of category management across the government, while also developing a cadre of IT acquisition experts and revamping the government’s relationship with its vendors.
Carolyn Alston and Bill Gormley with the Coalition for Government Procurement, look back at what happened in government wide contracting in 2014, and what’s ahead in the new year. January 27, 2015
The White House proposed in its 2016 budget request to Congress that lawmakers approve the interagency transfer of money to pay for long-term progress against the 17 cross-agency objectives.
The General Services Administration is hiring a new assistant commissioner and subject matter experts to help move the category management initiative forward.
The White House is interested government procurement. No, not the Office of Management and Budget, which includes the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, but the actual West Wing.