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February 06, 2014
In today’s environment, every dollar saved on procurements and every percentage gained in acquisition efficiencies is vital. This article contrasts the initial savings generated by ReverseAuctions.GSA.gov versus the substantially greater savings fueled by the FedBid Online Marketplace - both in percentage and in hard dollar terms. Read More »
Education | January 20, 2014
Rather than waste time in reading a 41 page report, educational professionals and elected officials can take a positive step toward improving “edtech” procurement and education by shifting to a proven fully-manage marketplace (like market-leader FedBid) and utility-based consumption of cloud SaaS (software as a service) to conduct business.
Commercial | January 20, 2014
Launched as an online marketplace for government agencies, schools and other public institutions in 2001, FedBid reports that about $2 billion a year in gross merchandise sales are conducted on its marketplace. Now it’s launching an e-marketplace for its commercial clients at B2Buy.com.
About FedBid | December 20, 2013
VIENNA, VA — FedBid, the fully managed online marketplace optimizing e-commerce for business, government and educational organizations, today announced the hire of Joseph Jordan, who will be joining FedBid as President of Public Sector from his role as White House Administrator for the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP). In this new role, Jordan will help grow and manage FedBid’s Federal Buyer base, while driving additional growth in the State, Local and Education (SLED) sectors. Jordan will also assist with the company’s recent private sector launch, a move to open commercial businesses of all sizes to buy commodity goods and simple services in the online marketplace.
Marketplace | December 16, 2013
In his latest installment on FCW’s Lectern blog, Dr. Steven Kelman channels his expertise on key, highly publicized findings cited in the recently released GAO report—Reverse Auctions: Guidance is Needed to Maximize Competition and Achieve Cost Savings. While his overall assessment notes that , “…the report is generally a balanced one, clearly recognizing the positive role reverse auctions play as a cost-savings driver in the federal procurement environment but also making suggestions for improvement..”, he does not hesitate in taking aim at less balanced findings and recommending alternate solutions.