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Wikispeed our federal purchasing tools?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Geri Haworth Oct 18, 2012. 2 Replies

In this video, Joe Justice at Team Wikispeed showed how a 100 mpg car can be built in 3 mos, and changes to that same car can be done in 7 days.  All by a distributed team.   …Continue

Tags: wikispeed, legacy, tools, systems, procurement

How can we get the "stuff" we need easier?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen Sep 19, 2012. 6 Replies

When I go home from work I really don’t want to see a computer.  But from time to time  I will sit down at the old MAC and go online to order something.  And you know what?....it’s easy.  It’s…Continue

Tags: e-commerce, innovation, systems, procurement, ordering

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Procurement Data in the Cloud

Contracts, award dates, product pricing, labor categories, option periods, units of issue, minimum orders...the list goes on and on.  GSA has a ton of data that represent the universe of products and services we provide to the federal government.  Would it be useful to your agency to have access to the data to upload into your own procurement systems?  Data stored in the cloud, updated daily or weekly, that you can pull down when and how you want?  Let us know your thoughts (or if you'd rather,…See More
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Contracts, award dates, product pricing, labor categories, option periods, units of issue, minimum orders...the list goes on and on.  GSA has a ton of data that represent the universe of products and services we provide to the federal government.  Would it be useful to your agency to have access to the data to upload into your own procurement systems?  Data stored in the cloud, updated daily or weekly, that you can pull down when and how you want?  Let us know your thoughts.  You can also email…See More
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Geri Haworth replied to Geri Haworth's discussion 'Wikispeed our federal purchasing tools?'
"Thanks Peter!  Agile development, platforms that can be built upon, and iterative improvements are the way to go.  I'm excited to see what gets momentum in the government.   "
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Peter G. Tuttle replied to Geri Haworth's discussion 'Wikispeed our federal purchasing tools?'
"Hi Geri.  Speed of change is not always a vendor's "system" or "software" issue.  Many agencies have pretty deliberate change management processes for some very valid reasons.  Depending on the system you are…"
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Wikispeed our federal purchasing tools?

In this video, Joe Justice at Team Wikispeed showed how a 100 mpg car can be built in 3 mos, and changes to that same car can be done in 7 days.  All by a distributed team.    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8jdx-lf2DwBig car companies are too slow to change.  So are federal purchasing systems.  What if we applied the wikispeed model to federal purchasing tools?    Admit it, we’re still using dinosaur systems to obtain what we need.  Sure…See More
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Current Title:
Six Month Detail as an Innovation Fellow
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GSA Federal Acquisition Service
What Best Describes Your Role?
Operations
Educational Background (Degree, School):
BA - Business Administration from Eastern Washington University.
The Management Program - University of Washington
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Acquisition, Budget, Communications, Gov 2.0, HR / Training, IT (Cloud Open Source), Leadership, Pay/Benefits, Performance Mgmt, Project / Program Mgmt, Telework
I work for the government because:
It's a great place to work and I feel like I make a difference.
My favorite public servant is:
Barack Obama

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Procurement Data in the Cloud

Posted on November 13, 2012 at 6:08pm 0 Comments

Contracts, award dates, product pricing, labor categories, option periods, units of issue, minimum orders...the list goes on and on.  GSA has a ton of data that represent the universe of products and services we provide to the federal government.  Would it be useful to your agency to have access to the data to upload into your own procurement systems?  Data stored in the cloud, updated daily or weekly, that you can pull down when and how you want?  Let us know your thoughts (or if…

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At 6:45pm on August 14, 2012, Geri Haworth said…

Working on a 6 month detail called "Innovation Fellows".  Focus on e-commerce (stakeholder mapping).  We know we have a lot to do.  What do you need from our online sources for supplies and services (don't think about GSA Advantage! - think big.  What do you as a customer of GSA want/need when ordering from us?  For the sake of getting things rolling, let's say office products.

 
 
 

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