Presentation on theme: "Electronic Commerce in the US David A. Drabkin* April 28, 2010 *The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not represent the US govt or."— Presentation transcript:
Electronic Commerce in the US David A. Drabkin* April 28, 2010 *The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not represent the US govt or Northrop Grumman.
The Objective Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act (FASA) 1994 Federal Acquisition Computer Network (FACNET), Quicksilver, 2001, Integrated Acquisition Environment (IAE) – Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS). E-Government Act of 2002 Funding
IAEs Vision A secure business environment that facilitates and supports cost-effective acquisition of goods and services in support of agency mission performance
IAE Goals Create a simpler, common, integrated business process for buyers and sellers that promotes competition, transparency and integrity. Increase data sharing to enable better business decisions in procurement, logistic, payment and performance assessment. Take a unified approach to obtaining modern tools to leverage investment costs for business related processes.
IAE Accomplishments o Launched or expanded 10 centralized acquisition systems since 2002 o Use of IAE systems mandated by Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) o Redundant systems have been shut down, paper forms have been eliminated and procurement systems are sharing data o Strategy IAE has followed: o Adopt if possible o Otherwise Adapt o Acquire if necessary o Small businesses have the same opportunity as large to take advantage of federal business opportunities o Agencies are required by OFPP to validate data to confirm accuracy o to search federal contracting dollars and grant awards created. Required by FFATA. Utilizes FPDS data
6 CCR FBO/ FedTeDS WDOL ORCA CCR P-card eSRS Future Acquisition Requirements Acquisition Lifecycle Shared Service FPDS FBO Contract Administration Solicitation Evaluation Award Market Research IAE Systems are Used Throughout the Acquisition Life Cycle Performance WDOL FPDS FPDS/ FedTeDS Performance EPLS Acquisition Requirements Ordering ICD/Catalogs System Integrator
7 Federal Systems in the Acquisition Process Generate Requirement Solicit Requirement Review Offers Evaluate Offers/Select Vendor Create Contract Administer Contract Close-Out Now encompasses FedTeDS How do I let Vendors know that I need something? How do I know whether Vendor is offering what I need? How do I create a contract with all of the appropriate information? How do all the right people receive the contract information they need? How does all the spending information get tracked ? Contract Writing Systems Supports all actions (except requirement)for installation - level contracting How do I know if a vendor is reliable? Acquisition System Requirement (ASR )
The Future Procurement Executive Council (PEC) Recommendation – A System of systems – Requirements to Disposal (end to end) Financial, Security, Property, etc. – Single Architecture with a single communication standard – Creating a single, segmented, government marketplace – Ultimately available to all levels of government, domestic and foreign
BUYERSUPPLIER VALUE ADDED SERVICES Auction Content Integration Logistics Supply ASP Chain Mgmt Design Consulting CORE SERVICES eMarket Transactions Catalog content Security Administration Personalization TO BE SYSTEM
Outrcomes Reduced Administrative Costs Reduction of Barriers Increased Competition Increased Transparency Globalization of the marketplace