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Sharpe designs expanded role for the Federal Acquisition Service

Tom Sharpe wants to make the General Services Administration the first choice for most commodity buys for the government. He said he wants to increase the amount of spending agencies through FAS contracts by billions.

Tags: acquisition , contracting , Tom Sharpe , GSA , Steve Charles , Immix Group , Larry Allen , Jason Miller , furlough

Friday - 07/19/2013, 05:57am EDT
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Bill turns up heat on agency use of strategic sourcing

A group of Democrats and Republicans, called the No Labels Caucus, plans to introduce nine bills this week focused on government effectiveness and efficiency. The strategic sourcing legislation would require agencies to save at least $10 billion a year. Senators say agencies need the right incentives to buy smarter.

Tags: acquisition , industry , OFPP , Joe Jordan , GAO , Cristina Chaplain , Dan Tangherlini , Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee , Ron Johnson , Claire McCaskill , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 12:21pm EDT
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An update on the NASA SEWP program

Joanne Woytek, program manager of the NASA SEWP program joins host Roger Waldron to talk about the contract and the implementation of SEWP 5.
June 18, 2013

Tags: acquisition , contracting , SEWP , SEWP 4 , SEWP 5 , NASA , Joanne Woytek , GWACs , government contracting , Small business contracting , risk management , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 11:12pm EDT
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Lawmakers, industry press OFPP not to make strategic sourcing mandatory

The House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and the Workforce is searching for answers about the potential impact on competition if the White House mandates the use of strategic sourcing contracts. Four industry associations provided little support for compulsory use, citing potential risks to the government and harm to vendors.

Tags: acquisition , industry , Joe Jordan , OFPP , Jeff Koses , GSA , Richard Hanna , House Small Business Committee , Rob Burton , Venable , Stan Soloway , Professional Services Council , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement , Jason Miller

Friday - 06/14/2013, 05:35am EDT
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All things SmartPay

David Shea, director of GSA's Office of Charge Card Management, gives us an update on the agency's SmartPay program.
June 3, 2013

Tags: acquisition , contracting , GSA , SmartPay , micro-purchase , travel card , fleet card , purchase card , David Shea , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center , warrant card , Federal Acquisition Service

Monday - 06/03/2013, 08:35pm EDT
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An update on the NASA SEWP program

Joanne Woytek, program manager of the NASA SEWP program joins host Roger Waldron to talk about the contract and the implementation of SEWP 5.
May 21, 2013

Tags: acquisition , contracting , SEWP , SEWP 4 , SEWP 5 , NASA , Joanne Woytek , GWACs , government contracting , Small business contracting , risk management , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 11:12pm EDT
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Strategic sourcing at DHS

Nick Nayak, Kevin Boshears, and Peter Ko from the Department of Homeland Security will discuss how strategic sourcing has helped the agency achieve its small business goals.
May 14, 2013

Tags: acquisition , contracting , DHS , Nick Nayak , Kevin Boshears , small and disadvantaged business , small business , SBA , strategic sourcing program office , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 11:15pm EDT
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All things SmartPay

David Shea, director of GSA's Office of Charge Card Management, gives us an update on the agency's SmartPay program.
May 13, 2013

Tags: acquisition , contracting , GSA , SmartPay , micro-purchase , travel card , fleet card , purchase card , David Shea , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center , warrant card

Monday - 05/13/2013, 08:35pm EDT
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What are the top procurement issues?

Carolyn Alston, executive vice president and general counsel for the Coalition for Government Procurement will bring us up to date on the latest procurement and acquisition news.
April 23, 2013

Tags: acquisition , procurement , contracting , GSA , Multiple award schedule contracting , strategic acquisition , contract duplication , Coaltion for Government Procurement , Carolyn Alston , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 04/23/2013, 10:32pm EDT
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OFPP kicks the strategic-sourcing door wide open

Administrator Joe Jordan said he views the possibilities as everything from new contracts to take advantage of volume discounts to standardizing terms and conditions to save on administrative costs. GSA FAS is reorganizing around 14 strategic sourcing areas.

Tags: contracting , industry , OFPP , Joe Jordan , GSA , Tom Sharpe , Coalition for Government Procurement , Federal Strategic Sourcing Leadership Council , Small business contracting , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/18/2013, 06:08am EDT
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