The next four years will be anything but business as usual. While the presidential transition will have a major impact on all aspects of agency budgeting and operations, the workload will be felt most immediately by agency acquisition professionals and government contractors. Agencies and contractors should start making plans for sustained programmatic success come Inauguration Day. We have created a timeline of potential impacts the federal procurement community can expect over the short-, mid-, and long-term.
The U.S. government spends nearly $2 trillion on goods and services each year, purchases overseen by the public procurement workforce. This infographic breaks down the skill sets of the public sector, using a competency model to evaluate proficiency and identify next steps in strengthening the workforce.
Federal agencies know the importance of modernizing aging IT systems - so what obstacles block the path from good intentions to successful execution? Based on our federal IT modernization study, our Federal Times article examines how managerial risk adversity can impede innovation and growth in the public sector.
As originally featured in Gov Exec, Censeo CEO Raj Sharma makes the case for strengthening the public sector workforce, and lays out the framework against which agencies can measure progress and areas for improvement.