Category: FAR & Beyond Blog

Teeing Off for Veterans in Honor of Joe Caggiano

Each summer, the Coalition eagerly anticipates the Joseph P. Caggiano Memorial Golf Tournament, which bears the name of our dear friend and colleague and serves as a tribute to his legacy.

Leveraging the Collective Buying Power of the Government

Stay with me now, I know this is a long blog!  It provides a perspective through an industry lens regarding its partnership with government.   As a best practice, commercial firms

Accessing Innovation and the Rules of Purchasing

It is surprising to think that, in a relatively short span of years, we have gone from looking at cloud computing as a cutting-edge technological tool to something well-integrated into

Paws for Purple Hearts: Empowering Veterans Through Canine Companions

On August 16, The Coalition for Government Procurement will host its annual Joseph P. Caggiano Memorial Golf Tournament at the Whiskey Creek Golf Club in Ijamsville, Maryland. In addition to celebrating the

Introducing the Defense Civilian Training Corps

Guest Blogger: Karen DaPonte Thornton, Research Fellow, Acquisition Innovation Research CenterThe comments in this blog post are the author’s own. This week, the Department of Defense launched the Defense Civilian

Support for Our Veterans: Paws for Purple Hearts

As the pleasant summer weather approaches, one of the Coalition’s most-loved events of the year draws closer. We are excited to share that registration for the 10th Annual Joseph P. Caggiano Memorial

Remembering Our Fallen Heroes

This upcoming weekend marks the opportunity for us to observe the Memorial Day holiday. Americans across the country will gather, not only to enjoy time with family and friends, but

“Pathways” to the Federal Acquisition Service’s North Star Goals

In leading GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), Commissioner Sonny Hashmi has established “North Star Goals” for the organization in its efforts to support customer agency missions on behalf of the

An Unnecessary, Counter-Productive Multiple Award Schedule Marketplace Hurdle

The General Services Administration’s (GSA’s) Acquisition Letter MV-22-02, Temporary Moratorium of Certain Limitations Contained in Certain GSA Economic Price Adjustment Contract Clauses (the acquisition letter), is a thoughtful effort to

Thank you for a Successful Spring Training Conference!

The Coalition for Government Procurement would like to thank everyone who attended this week’s Spring Training Conference – Procurement Watchwords for 2023: Market Continuity, Cybersecurity, Supply Chain Security, and Sustainability. Your participation