Current Trends in Federal Procurement

For government contractors, staying ahead of the curve is critical for success. Knowing about a new law, policy, or program can provide you with a competitive advantage. There are three current trends in federal procurement that are significantly affecting the means agencies use to purchase goods and services as well as the ways contractors compete for those opportunities: category management, the 809 Panel, and other transaction authority (“OTA”). Staying abreast of these trends and determining how you can effectively maneuver in the new marketplace should be a priority for all contractors.

The full article by Peter Ford and Michelle Litteken can be found at