Unlocking Innovation with DHS Procurement Innovation Lab: Interview with Scott Simpson, DHS [GovFuture Podcast]


The DHS Procurement Innovation Lab’s pioneering work is not only about making procurement more efficient – it’s about ensuring taxpayers’ money is spent wisely, reducing waste, and improving processes. In this episode of the GovFuture podcast we interview Scott Simpson who is Digital Transformation Lead in the Procurement Innovation Lab (PIL) at Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Scott shares with us the role that emerging technologies play in facilitating digital transformation. He also shares why collaboration with end users and stakeholders is key when adopting new technologies. Because, if you don’t get adoption and buy in from users then it doesn’t matter how amazing the technology is that you are looking to create or use. Additionally Scott discusses what the DHS PIL looks for when adopting and integrating emerging technologies. He also shares challenges and considerations to beware of when adopting and integrating emerging technologies in procurement processes.

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