Reporters' Roundup: GSA extends FTS bridge contract, Army implementing acquisitions recommendations

Thursday - 5/19/2011, 8:13pm EDT

WFED's Jason Miller

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WFED's Jared Serbu

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  • The General Services Administration is extending the FTS2001 bridge contract for as much as another year. Nearly a year after telling agencies to make the transition to the Networx telecommunications contract by Summer 2011, many large agencies haven't finished moving off the old contract. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller joins In Depth with details.

  • Earlier this year, a team set up to study the Army's acquisition practices made dozens of recommendations aimed at reducing delays and costs. The Army says it agrees with most of those recommendations, and it's already started implementing them. Federal News Radio DOD reporter Jared Serbu has more information