See You at Whiskey Creek on August 23rd

Five years ago, the Coalition for Government Procurement lost much more than a Board Member when our dear friend Joseph P. Caggiano passed away at the young age of 48. Joe’s career in the government marketplace spanned 25 years, including serving seven years as COO of...

Message From the President

This week, the FAR & Beyond Blog is dedicated to the Fourth of July. On July 4, 1959, more than 3,000 people descended upon the Capitol Building for a very special ceremony, the laying of the east front extension cornerstone by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Only...

Merging FAS and TSS for the Future

Last week, the General Services Administration (GSA), announced the merging of the Technology Transformation Service (TTS) into the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). Created in May 2016, TTS’s mission is to transform of “the way government builds, buys, and shares...

Acquisition Excellence Through Collaboration

This week, I joined hundreds of other acquisition professionals in Tacoma, Washington for the GSA’s Professional Services & Human Capital Symposium. This symposium brought together several program offices and approximately 600 attendees for three days of...

Acquisition Excellence Through Collaboration

This week, I joined hundreds of other acquisition professionals in Tacoma, Washington for the GSA’s Professional Services & Human Capital Symposium. This symposium brought together several program offices and approximately 600 attendees for three days of...

In Honor Of Memorial Day!

  This Memorial Day marks not only the unofficial beginning of summer, but the 100-year anniversary of the United States entering World War I. Fought between 1914 and 1918, the First World War claimed the lives of more than 16 million individuals.  This immense loss...