Category: Category Management

OFPP and Category Management: Pressing the Pause Button.

On October 7th, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) published, in the Federal Register, a proposed new Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-XXX, “Implementing Category Management for

GSA’s Role in the Presidential Transition: GSA Contract Vehicles Will Deliver Best Value Transition Support!

As you know, the General Services Administration (GSA) plays a key role in supporting the logistics of the Presidential Transition.  Currently, GSA headquarters is hosting each candidate’s Transition Team, providing

More on Category Management

Yesterday, via posting for advance review on the Federal Register Public Inspection Site, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), announced that

An Invitation to Recommend Performance Measures for TDR

This week, I attended the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget’s event focusing on economic policy and the coming Presidential Transition.  Entitled, “How Would Clinton and Trump Manage Our Money?

The Transactional Data Reporting Rule-Some Quick Highlights and Next Steps

Yesterday the General Services Administration (GSA) published the final rule implementing Transactional Data Reporting (TDR) for GSA’s Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) program, Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs) and other Governmentwide Indefinite-Delivery,

Category Management and Service Contract Provisions in the FY 2017 NDAA

  On May 26, Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) submitted several amendments to S. 2943, the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This week’s blog will examine two

Category Management Will Transform Government’s Buying Behavior

  In just two short weeks, the Coalition is excited to be hosting its annual Spring Training Conference, Outlook into 2017: What Transition Means for Your Federal Business Opportunities. The

Category Management and Contract Duplication: Finding the right mix!

  One of the key goals of Category Management is to reduce unnecessary contract duplication.  In this respect, Category Management builds on former OFPP Administrator Dan Gordon’s September 29, 2011

How Category Management Can Enhance Federal Acquisition

  Category Management Addressing Contract Duplication Best Commercial Practices and Total Acquisition Cost (TAC). With the naming of the 10 Category Managers, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has

“Bringing the Government’s Data:” An alternative approach to transactional data reporting.

  As promised in last week’s FAR & Beyond, this week, the focus is on the challenges and opportunities associated with the management of transactional data. Last spring, GSA published