This section covers procurement, specifically government procurement systems, contracts, bidding, bulk purchasing, collaborative purchasing, collective procurement, electronic procurement, group purchasing, inter-local purchasing, and inventory management. Various news and research materials on purchasing, resource sharing, supplies, and supply chain management are presented.

Federal Computer Week, January 8, 2018

The General Services Administration is moving quickly to implement a provision in the 2018 defense bill that mandates government buyers be able to purchase items from commercial e-commerce portals.