Acquisition Management

(AM-7) Category Management and the Acquisition Gateway — GSA

06/09/16

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Andrea Azarcon Heller

Acting Director, Stakeholder Management Division

General Services Administration - Federal Acquisition Service (FAS)

Come learn about the Acquisition Gateway, powered by USA. Find out how government is implementing category management and how the Acquisition Gateway, an online workplace, will help deliver the benefits of Category Management. When all categories are put into one place with all available solutions listed together, the government-wide acquisition community can reduce duplication, make smarter decisions, reduce price variability and act as one.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the concept of Category Management
  • Explain the federal government's goal and structure for Category Management
  • Explain what the Acquisition Gateway is, its goals and benefits
  • Provide a live demonstration of the Acquisition Gateway to show how its tools can be used throughout the acquisition lifecycle