18F18F, the innovative consulting firm inside GSA, aims to help agencies and vendors work together with transparency to make acquisitions better, says David Zvenyach in an interview with CIO. Zvenyach is 18F’s director of acquisition management and interim executive director.

The interview covers questions about 18F’s products and services, the future direction of the organization, and how 18F engages with governments and industry.

“Our goal is to make acquisitions joyful. My interest is to rethink how we do procurements in the federal space, which has historically been a slow and painful process used only as a last resort to better serve their constituents. Ultimately, I would like to have a better community that is actually delighted to work with government. However, before this is possible, we have to answer one key question: How should we structure our acquisition team in order to enable a more joyful procurement experience?”

Read the full article: How 18F aims to take the pain out of the government procurement process | CIO