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Acquisition Workforce News

10 ways to waste your agency's money

We all know agencies are facing major budget cuts. And despite these cuts many agencies are still wasting precious bid and proposal (B&P) dollars. Federal News Radio's Francis Rose spoke with with John Chierichella, partner in the Government Contracts and Regulated Industries Practice Group at Sheppard Mullin, about 10 ways your agency is wasting B&P.

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 08:50pm EDT
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Oshkosh wins $226 million Army contract

The Army has awarded the Oshkosh Corporation a $226 million contract for 5,131 underbody improvement kits for the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All Terrain Vehicle.

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 08:06pm EDT

How to save $585 million and green the government

Staying $585 million under budget is a major accomplishment for any agency. But, as Federal News Radio's Francis Rose found out, GSA's Bill Guerin did just that.

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 07:34pm EDT
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GAO: DoD missing keys to good procurement

Designing requirements for a big procurement at DoD involves three main elements: cost, schedule, and performance objectives. GAO's Mike Sullivan told Federal News Radio that DoD continues to struggle in those areas.

Monday - 06/20/2011, 05:19pm EDT
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DoD to stop some industry mergers

The Department of Defense is trying to stop mergers among the nation's largest weapons contractors.

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 07:06pm EDT

GAO: Pentagon missing acquisition link

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 06:37pm EDT
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End of NASA shuttle program transforms acquisition workforce

William McNally, deputy CAO at NASA, discusses changes in the agency's acquisition workforce.

Tuesday - 06/14/2011, 03:32pm EDT
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Assad, Ginman look to cut costs in new DoD roles

Shay Assad, the Defense Department's director of defense pricing, and Dick Ginman, the Pentagon's director of defense procurement and acquisition policy, join host Roger Waldron to talk about their new roles.
June 7, 2011 - (Encore presentation June 21, 2011)

Tuesday - 06/07/2011, 09:28pm EDT
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A look at the federal contracting climate

Guy Timberlake is the Chief Visionary Officer and CEO of the American Small Business Coalition. He joins us with a look at federal contracting

Tuesday - 06/07/2011, 02:35pm EDT
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DOD program office missing key information

$11.2 billion contract has no records on pricing negotiations or other procurement information.

Monday - 06/06/2011, 09:40am EDT

Acquisition gets a double dose of expertise

FAI, DAU teaming together to provide contracting officers and others training and tools.

Monday - 06/06/2011, 06:44am EDT
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OFPP wants agencies to certify contracting data quality

Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Dan Gordon issued a memo asking for agencies to improve their internal controls for collecting and submitting acquisition data. The Federal Procurement Data System has had data quality issues for more than a decade.

Thursday - 06/02/2011, 11:05am EDT

Supporting the acquisition workforce

GSA Chief Acquisition Officer Mindy Connolly, discusses GSA's acquisition workforce, the Myth-Busters campaign, and sustainability in government procurement.
May 31, 2011

Tuesday - 05/31/2011, 08:08pm EDT
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VA strategic center fills gap in acquisition chain

Iris Cooper, the associate deputy assistant secretary of Acquisition Logistics, and Construction for VA, explains the center' responsibilities.

Monday - 05/23/2011, 05:00pm EDT
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Education shares secrets to procurement success

Hugh Hurwitz, Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Senior Procurement Executive at the Education Department, shares what his agency is doing to build its acquisition workforce.

Monday - 05/23/2011, 03:30pm EDT
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Camber acquires EADS defense solutions

Camber Corporation has purchased federal EADS North America Defense Security and Systems Solutions.

Friday - 05/20/2011, 05:40pm EDT

Increasing efficiency in DOD equipment positioning

See how DOD's money saving and efficiency tactics match up against your agency's. Bill Solis, Director of Defense Capabilities and Management Issues, GAO has more information

Thursday - 05/19/2011, 07:00pm EDT
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Acquisition feds recalled from retirement

Agencies asked 125 annuitants for help last year with Army leading the way, bringing 44 retired federal workers back to help with acquisition processes.

Thursday - 05/19/2011, 11:28am EDT

How to improve the government procurement system

Al Burman, president of Jefferson Solutions and Chair of the Procurement Round Table, joins host Roger Waldron to talk about the work his group is doing.
May 10, 2011

Tuesday - 05/10/2011, 07:54pm EDT
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FAR Council set to change conflict rules

New OCI regs would allow government to tolerate conflict of interest... sometimes. Attorney Steve Ryan explains it for us.

Friday - 05/06/2011, 10:08am EDT
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