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9 Things to Pay Top Dollar For

In general, a man should strive to live a life of frugality and simplicity — relative to his personal means. But following that philosophy doesn’t always mean buying only the very cheapest products and services. In fact, sometimes paying...Show More Summary

Rackspace announces private cloud capabilities on VMware

Managed services company Rackspace Inc. has said it’s expanding its private cloud capabilities through VMware Inc.’s Cloud Foundation. The company on Monday confirmed the general availability of its Rackspace Private Cloud on VMware’s...Show More Summary

Is Canberra’s Bar Rochford Australia’s best bar?

8 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Since its first night of service some 18 months or so ago, a general hunch has been building quietly and steadily amongst those in the know that Bar Rochford is not just Canberra’s best bar, but possibly the best in Australia. Maybe it was the excellent list of classic cocktails or kick arse wine list […]

Will someone please install Reuben’s thermostat?

Bizzby is a service that lets people book tradespeople and laborers on-demand — think of it like Handy or TaskRabbit. A few hours ago, it sent an email to all of its users — tradies and general public alike — asking if they’d like to install a thermostat for Reuben, from Hartlepool, England. Show More Summary

How Procurement Can Guide Businesses Through the Changing Human Capital Environment

Categories: Innovation, Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management Tags: General News, L2 The modern contingent workforce manager faces a challenge unlike any her predecessors have ever faced: innovate or die. Show More Summary

Repairing the Relationship Between Procurement and Marketing (ICYMI)

Categories: Procurement, Professional Services, Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management Tags: General News, L2 For the past two weeks on Spend Matters, we’ve been taking a close look at the marketing category. Show More Summary

The Nation's Official Memorial to Robert E. Lee Gets a Rewrite

Days after the events in Charlottesville, the National Parks Service quietly changed its description of Arlington House, the Virginia mansion that Congress formally named in honor of the Confederate general.

IRS rehiring of fired employees troubles tax watchdog and House Ways & Means members

Most of the time, employees who are fired must look elsewhere for work. However, that’s not the case for some Internal Revenue Service personnel. An audit by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) found that around...Show More Summary

D.C. Agency Spends Nearly $180 Million A Year Leasing Buildings And Its Records Are A Mess, Auditor Says

A new report details a litany of failures at the District's Department of General Services. [ more › ]

More Americans are listening to podcasts regularly — but 40% still don't know what they are

Podcasts predate the iPhone, Spotify and Netflix's streaming service. But thanks to such things, they're finally starting to catch on with the general public. The term "podcast" was first coined by a Guardian journalist in 2004 in an...Show More Summary

How the tech sector can legally justify breaking ties to extremists

Generally speaking, private enterprise may refuse service on ideological grounds.

Afternoon Coffee: National IPA Forms Omnia Partners, What to Expect from NAFTA Negotiations

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News The National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance announced Wednesday it had formed Omnia Partners, a shared services company dedicated to government, education and the private sector....Show More Summary

Oklahoma attorney general seeks to dismiss preapproval case

Oklahoma's attorney general has requested that state regulators dismiss a preapproval case for a utility that wants to build a $4.5 billion wind farm. The motion against the Public Service … Click to Continue »

Physicians should not tolerate racism from patients

It’s 7 a.m. We sit down around a table in the physician’s lounge to discuss and our patients.  I am a general and critical care surgeon.  Every fourth week I’m “on service” for the ICU.  This is my week. I was off over the weekend.  I’m refreshed and ready to go.  I’m excited.  I enjoy […]

Classic '90s Movies You Can Watch on Netflix Now

So you're jonesing for some nostalgia, are you? Look no further than Netflix, because the streaming service has plenty of classics to laugh at and cry at and to generally fill you with fuzzy feelings. There are a ton of comedies from the stars of '90s, plus dramas like Forrest Gump. Show More Summary

Virginia receives new request for rally at Robert E. Lee monument days after Charlottesville violence

The Department of General Services of Virginia has received a request from a Confederate heritage group called' Americans for Richmond Monument Preservation' to hold a rally in the state's capital of Richmond. Read more | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Crowley’s Busch Joins Sea Machines’ Board

Todd Busch, Sr. Vice President & General Manager, Technical Services, at Crowley Maritime, has joined Sea Machines Robotics’ board of directors. The Boston-based Sea Machines is building autonomous control technology for commercial vessels.

Grant money to target responses to Illinois sexual assaults

The Illinois attorney general's office says nearly a half-million dollars in federal grant money will help a western Illinois group provide services for sexual assault survivors. Attorney General Lisa Madigan … Click to Continue »

Review: United First Class 737 Houston To Los Angeles

This is going to be a short review, as this was a flight without a meal service and we napped most of the way, but I figured I'd share my general thoughts on United's domestic first class product. Our flight was scheduled to board at 7:37PM, so we headed to our gate at around 7:20PM. Show More Summary

Documents showing huge profits for Trump's Washington hotel deleted

Documents showing Donald Trump's flagship Washington hotel made nearly $2m (£1.5m) profit in the first four months of 2017 have been deleted after they were posted online by accident. The US General Services Administration hastily pulled...Show More Summary

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