OFPP Administrator Anne Rung and Tom Sharpe, the commissioner of the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, say category management now is a cross-agency priority goal with a focus on saving money and reducing contracts.
The Office of Management and Budget’s new guidance prohibits civilian agencies from buying computers off any contract except from one of three governmentwide acquisition contracts.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, will give us his thoughts on the year in government procurement, and provide an update on the recent NASA SEWP training conference. January 5, 2016
OMB will issue two new policies in the coming months. One for enterprise software licensing, which currently is in draft, and another on IT mobile services.
OFPP Administrator Anne Rung plans to update a 2011 guidance requiring agencies to submit business cases before moving forward with a multiple award contract.
Lohfeld Consulting CEO Bob Lohfeld and Blomberg Government Senior Data Analyst Paul Murphy join host Mark Amtower to discuss some of the challenges contractors are facing in 2016. February 1, 2016
Charlie Armstrong called it a career after spending the last seven-plus years as the assistant commissioner for the Office of Information and Technology and CIO for CBP.
Bill Gormley, president of the Gormley Group and chair of the Coaliton for Government Procurement, discusses category management, GSA’s Schedules Transformation Initiative, and the current state of commercial item contracting. February 9, 2016
Brian Friel, principal at One Nation Analytics LLC, discusses Alliant 2, Encore 3, category management and more when he joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf. February 16, 2016
The Office of Federal Procurement Policy named 10 new category managers Feb. 25 to lead the commodity buying areas that represent more than $270 billion a year.