In the spring of 2018, OMB released a memo instructing agencies on steps they need to take to comply with the White House’s Category Management initiative. Here’s what agencies should do.
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Although the mandates surrounding operational effectiveness are all intended to promote the adoption of private-sector best practices, it is not always clear how best to implement them within the federal environment. This creates an interesting opportunity for forward-thinking leaders to design implementation approaches that will work best for their environment.
The latest acquisition trend to hit the federal government is category management.
If you’re feeling a little gun-shy about using the Schedules, here are five online tools you can use to make sure you secure better pricing on your next GSA purchase.
On March 27, 2015, OMB posted a job announcement for the first-ever Information Technology Category Manager. Category management is the Federal Government’s approach to rationalizing and streamlining acquisitions. The IT Category Manager (ITCM) will be responsible for managing IT acquisition as a category, for the first time. Kudos to OMB, OFPP, the Federal CIO, GSA,Read… Read more »