Posts Tagged: procurement

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What I Learned ‘Buying’ Our New City Digital Services

Through this process, we also discovered that we need to change the way we procure technology. So, now we are also embarking on a new journey: updating our process so we can more easily procure the technology of now and the future. Our staff requires 21st-century tools because the community deserves 21st-century service.

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Better Pricing, Better Value: Better Shopping Equals A Better Schedule 70

We heard from procurement leaders across government that price variability on Schedules was a problem, and similar concerns were raised in an extensive OIG audit. We agree with these concerns, which is why we have been working for the past three years to fundamentally transform the Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) program.

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Keep It Simple: Innovation and Regulation Can Coexist

Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Dan Ward has made a bit of a name for himself as a leading thinker in terms of pushing and supporting innovation within the typically slow-moving world of federal acquisition. The author of two books, Ward has advocated loudly and eloquently for pushing for speed and simplicity in procurement, and… Read more »