Mark Naggar

White House launches innovative acquisition labs


The White House is building labs for agencies to test and tinker with innovative acquisition methodologies, hoping to improve the way the government buys technology.

HHS Buyers Club eyes new procurement project


The small team plans to help the Office of Population Affairs find a vendor to redesign its website and take on a few other tasks.

Buyers Clubs in the works for all major agencies


The Office of Federal Procurement Policy hopes to replicate the early successes of the Department of Health and Human Services Buyers Club in all major agencies across government.

The many flavors of innovative acquisition


Agile development and support from the upper echelons are critical to the success of 18F, HHS’ IDEA Lab and U.S. Digital Service as they work to reform IT acquisition.

The ‘tipping point’ of innovative IT acquisition


As federal IT investment failures continue to stack up, innovators are coming out of the woodwork and banding together to reform antiquated acquisition with new approaches.

HHS Buyers Club: An innovative acquisition case study


Anne Rung talks with Mark Naggar, program manager for HHS Buyers Club within the Department of Health and Human Services' IDEA Lab, about his experience using TechFAR and the playbook during Buyers Clubs' first procurement, which FedScoop wrote about last fall.