Procurement is at the heart of the way government provides services to the public, said Former Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer Cori Zarek. "It is critical that we look at how we acquire technology and how we partner with the vendor community," she added, introducing a panel of experts at the AGL Summit on Nov. 7, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
At AGL Summit on November 7 in Washington D.C., innovative acquisition strategists will discuss their experiences and share lessons learned in re-tooling the procurement process to be more collaborative and agile.
Specially-trained acquisitions professionals learn to “hack” existing rules for IT modernization.
The new FAC-C-DS certification helps government move away from archaic acquisition practices by creating "technology acquisition mavericks."
The Federal Acquisition Institute published an "Agile Acquisitions 101" video featuring 18F's Chris Cairns, Office of Federal Procurement Policy's Traci Walker, U.S. Digital Service's Jonathan Mostowski and the Department of Health and Human Service's Mark Naggar.
Federal Acquisition Institute's Behind the Buy podcast "A Simple and Intuitive Approach for IT Procurement" episode features Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Anne Rung and Executive Office of the President Contracting Officer (and founding member of the United States Digital Services procurement team) Traci Walker.