Questions Continue Regarding DoD’s Cloud Forecast

Recent DoD initiatives raise a consequential and far-reaching issue regarding the ability of the government to move from one commercial cloud vendor to another. As the Coalition for Government Procurement has stated in two previous blogs, for true innovation, “A...

Testimony on MSPV Program

The Coalition for Government Procurement was honored to testify this week before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs during a hearing on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical/Surgical Prime Vendor (MSPV) program. The Veterans Health Administration and...

Unsettled Forecast for DoD Cloud

On October 30, the Department of Defense (DoD) published a Request for Information (RFI) seeking input from industry regarding how to best acquire an enterprise-wide cloud services architecture to support the needs of DoD both domestically and internationally....

A Day in Honor of Those Who Serve

In observance of Veterans Day, this week’s blog focuses on this holiday’s unique history as it has evolved over time. Veterans Day is a celebration of the heroism, sacrifice, and service of all men and women who bravely undertake the solemn duty to defend our country....

Confirmation Hearing for GSA Administrator Nominee Emily Murphy

On Wednesday, October 18, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Government Affairs held a hearing regarding the nominations of several officials. Included among those officials was Ms. Emily Murphy, nominated to serve as the next Administrator of the General...

E-commerce and the Federal Government: How to Make It Work?

The Coalition for Government Procurement (the Coalition) has long supported efforts to streamline Federal procurement processes, modernize procurement policies, and utilize commercial practices to the maximum extent practicable.  Common sense procurement policies and...