As the end of the year approaches, I’m full of pride looking back on the accomplishments of the Office of Information Technology Category (ITC) in 2017.
Just a few years ago you’d be hard pressed to find a tech startup with a GSA contract. But that’s a thing of the past, thanks in part to GSA’s innovative IT Schedule 70 Startup Springboard, which offers new and smaller IT businesses an easier and faster way to get a Multiple Award Schedule (MAS)... Read more »
The best procurement processes start with a high-quality understanding of what the market currently offers. While comprehensive research requires an upfront investment of time and money, consider these resources well spent for a successful transition to new technology
Choosing a new technology vendor will impact your agency for years. By taking note of the suggestions above, agencies can capitalize on their in-person interactions with potential vendors, from meeting prep to live demos and Q&A. If you can make potential vendors prove their worth on demo day, you can be that much more confident... Read more »
If you're in government work, you've probably seen your fair share of articles about blockchain. But who's using it, and how?
Better technology solutions begin with better procurement strategies. Releasing an RFP is no small feat, and we’ve only just touched on the comprehensive ocean of how to improve your agency’s RFP process. However, by following the guidance here, you can be sure your procurement process will be more forward-looking, low-risk and satisfactory for your agency.
We see these new BIC designations as proof that GSA is developing the programs and contracts that will shape and lead future IT category management efforts
GSA prides itself on delivering mission critical IT solutions that make a meaningful difference to the agencies we support and the citizens that count on them.
The next time you speak to your vendors, try to soften your approach and see if there’s a way to move forward where both sides feed off each other and become symbiotic.
This article discusses who needs to obtain and maintain Facilities Engineering (FE) credentialing; why FE certification is necessary and provides information on how to earn the FE certifications.