Recently Federal Computer Week featured an article entitled: Why agencies are drowning in data. The article was based on a recent survey by Semantic Corporation on effective big data strategies. The survey found that that the main reasons for agencies feeling overwhelmed were data governance and data security. I think, however, they were asking the […]
I’ve been thinking lately about how important it is for a company to have a well-defined process for the Software Development Life Cycle, or SDLC as we like to call it. I’m going to do a series a blogs to share our SLDC process.
Partnet’s SDLC employs industry-best practices in accordance with Agile principles and methods. […]
Last month my colleague Gabrielle Zimmerman wrote a two-part blog series on Communicating with the Government. I put it out for discussion on LinkedIn asking for people’s experience with communicating with government and learned a […]
The differences between government eCommerce and eCommerce for commercial business might be difficult to notice at first glance, but these differences are key to a successful government eCommerce […]
The DOD EMALL Program Office at the Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters recently sent a survey to customers asking the impact to their mission if DOD EMALL were no longer available. The application received high praise from the users. Here are just a few of their responses.
DLA Land and Maritime
“If we were to lose access to […]
No matter whose perspective you use, eCommerce is a good idea for government acquisition. Unfortunately it is a much underutilized tool in the government acquisition tool box. Why do you think the federal government has been slow in utilizing this technology that has been around for almost 20 […]
Business to Business (B2B) markets have impacted the business community for a number of years now. Their positive impact on the economy is evident in several […]
DOD EMALL is the one-stop shopping, enterprise-wide eCommerce site for the Department of Defense. The eCommerce site supports over 30 Million SKUs and has 40,000 active users, but that’s just scratching the surface. While DOD EMALL can be used to purchase everything from office supplies to weapon system parts, there are a number of other […]
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Part 13, lays out a variety of purchasing methods collectively known as simplified acquisition to facilitate Government buyers in acquiring supplies and services. […]
Even with the many benefits of open source software (OSS), misconceptions of open source software persists. One of the hurdles seems to be that the government acquisition community is not as familiar with the variety of products and services as they could […]