DHS' strategic vision for the future

Tuesday - 8/21/2012, 10:58pm EDT

Nick Nayak, chief procurement officer, DHS

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August 22, 2012 -- This week on "Off the Shelf" Nick Nayak, chief procurement officer for the Department of Homeland Security, discusses DHS's strategic plan for acquisition operations for Fiscal Year 2012 through 2014.

Nayak outlines the strategic plan's priorities:

  • quality contracting
  • quality people
  • quality program support
  • quality industry-government communications

He also discusses key procurement programs and contract vehicles supporting the DHS mission.

Nayak also highlights DHS's commitment to the professional development of its acquisition workforce as vital to ensuring that DHS acquisition operations deliver best value mission support for the American taxpayer.