Author Archive

Steven L. Schooner

Management

The VA Grand Challenge: Looking for Love in The Wrong Places

To solve a problem as complex and critical as veteran suicide, throw out the procurement playbook.

Management

Viewpoint: Suspend The Trump Organization From Doing Business With Government

It’s difficult to imagine a contractor not already on the federal government’s blacklist that presents a stronger case for exclusion.

Oversight

Analysis: The President’s Hotel Donation Ruse

The Trump Organization’s response to the problem of foreign governments trying to curry favor with the president by spending money at Trump hotels is an empty gesture.

Management

GSA's Trump Hotel Lease Debacle

The existing agreement presents unprecedented—and intolerable—conflicts of interest.

Management

Keeping Up With Procurement

By any count, government has too few acquisition pros.

Viewpoint

Keeping Up With Procurement

Management

Procurement Proper

It's time to think about what motivates people to do the right thing.

Viewpoint

Procurement Proper

Viewpoint

Mismanaged Competition

Viewpoint

The Open Market

Viewpoint

Badge Of Courage

Viewpoint

Suspensions Are Just a SideShow