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Acquisition Policy News

Republican convention, sequestration, and the real cause of the budget crisis

On this week's Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will discuss the GOP convention in Tampa, preparations for sequestration, and what caused the budget crisis.
August 30, 2012

Thursday - 08/30/2012, 07:23pm EDT
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DHS' strategic vision for the future

Homeland Security Department Chief Procurement Officer Nick Nayak will talk about the agency's acquisition goals.
August 21, 2012(Encore presentation September 18, 2012)

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 10:58pm EDT
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The Ryan budget, sequestration, and mobile apps

On this week's Capital Impact show, guests discuss how the Paul Ryan budget plan would affect federal spending, how NASA would be affected by sequestration, and two new mobile apps for this year's Democratic and Republican conventions.
August 16, 2012

Thursday - 08/16/2012, 06:59pm EDT
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Sequestration: What it means for the federal market

Beth Farrell and Jim Schweiter from McKenna Long and Aldridge LLP will discuss the impact of sequestration.
August 14, 2012(Encore presentation September 4, 2012)

Tuesday - 08/14/2012, 07:53pm EDT
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Q&A with ITS's Kevin Page

Kevin Youel Page, deputy commissioner for the Office of Integrated Technology Services, will talk about the agency's goals and initiatives.
August 7, 2012

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 12:12am EDT
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All Things Channel!

ImmixGroup's Allan Rubin and Skip Liesegang will talk about how their company is helping channel participants do more business with government.
July 30, 2012(Encore presentation December 17, 2012)

Monday - 07/30/2012, 10:59pm EDT
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White House shapes intellectual property protection ahead of year-end deadline

The White House is updating its 2010 trade secret theft and counterfeit product prevention strategy. The new plan will incorporate public input, which the administration is currently soliciting from stakeholders.

Monday - 07/30/2012, 06:33pm EDT
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EXCLUSIVE: DHS directorate withdraws controversial vendor checklist

The National Protection and Programs Directorate said it would not put a contractor communication guidance in place that would have required agency leaders to answer 15 questions before meeting with companies. Industry experts said the draft guidance would have had a chilling effect on agency-contractor communication.

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 05:40am EDT
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Multiple award contracts

Bloomberg Government Federal Business Analyst Brian Friel talks about why multiple award contracts have become so popular and where the government market is headed.
July 24, 2012

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 09:47pm EDT
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All things Web 2.0

Jaime Gracia, Guy Timberlake, and Evan Weisel, join host Mark Amtower to disucss everything you need to know about social media.
July 23, 2012(Encore presentation August 13, 2012)

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 12:35am EDT
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FAR Council proposes rule for overseas contractors

The FAR Council wants to implement governmentwide requirements to increase the oversight of security personnel abroad.

Monday - 07/23/2012, 07:15pm EDT

OFPP trying to solve major vendor data inconsistency

The office asked for industry comment on how to get better data into the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System. OFPP asked for input on seven questions.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 02:20pm EDT

Oversight and compliance challenges

Host Roger Waldron talks government oversight with Ken Donohue of the Reznick Group.
July 17, 2012

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 09:05pm EDT
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OMB to expand vendor offices after initial successful tests

The Veterans Affairs Department said it saved $40 million by using this centralized approach to managing contractors. vendor management organizations also help agencies buy more strategically. OFPP plans to expand strategic sourcing and sets a $2 billion savings goal by 2015.

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 05:43am EDT
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All things small biz

Author Steve Koprince will talk about his book and the challenges facing small business contractors.
July 9, 2012(Encore presentation August 6, 2012)

Monday - 07/09/2012, 07:36pm EDT
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Obama appoints DoD acquisition policy chief to head spending watchdog

President Barack Obama announced he will appoint Richard Ginman, the director of Defense Department procurement policy, to chair the Government Accountability and Transparency Board (GATB), a spending and transparency watchdog. Ginman has served as the director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (DPAP) for a little more than year.

Thursday - 07/05/2012, 08:18pm EDT

GSA schedules

Carolyn Alston, executive vice president and general counsel for the Coaltiion for Government Procurement, talks about what's ahead for the GSA Multiple Award Schedules Program.
July 3, 2012

Tuesday - 07/03/2012, 08:17pm EDT
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What's ahead for small business?

Tom Johnson, publisher of Set-Aside Alert talks about the challenges facing contractors.
July 2, 2012(Encore presentation August 20, 2012)

Monday - 07/02/2012, 11:37pm EDT
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GSA's OASIS contract to streamline professional services offerings

The General Services Administration is months away from releasing details of its newest contract vehicle that will allow agencies to find professional services solutions across disciplines. OASIS program manager Jim Ghiloni gave a status update on the contract.
June 26, 2012(Encore presentation July 10, 2012)

Tuesday - 06/26/2012, 01:22pm EDT
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Election preview

Host Roger Waldron talks about the upcoming fall elections with former Virginia congressman, and Deloitte Federal Government Affairs Director Tom Davis.
June 19, 2012

Tuesday - 06/19/2012, 08:40pm EDT
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