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Acquisition Policy News

All things procurement

Host Roger Waldron talks about the key procurement issues with Joe Hornyak, partner at Holland & Knight LLP.
May 8, 2012

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 12:28am EDT
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Top issues affecting contractors

Professional Services Council President and CEO Stan Soloway will talk contracting with host Mark Amtower.
May 7, 2012

Monday - 05/07/2012, 08:37pm EDT
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OFPP dispels 8 more agency, vendor communications myths

The administration will issued the Mythbusters 2 memo today. The document takes aim at commonly held misconceptions by vendors. It follows the initial Mythbusters memo issued in February 2011 focusing on agency-held fallacies.

Monday - 05/07/2012, 05:52am EDT
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Q& A with Bill Gormley

Coalition for Government Procurement chairman Bill Gormley joins host Roger Waldron to talk about the coalition's recently completed spring conference.
May 1, 2012

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 06:54pm EDT
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Q & A with Washington Technology's Nick Wakeman

Washington Technology Editor in Chief Nick Wakeman joins host Mark Amtower for a wide ranging discussion of the big technology and acquisition stories.
APril 30, 2012

Monday - 04/30/2012, 10:41pm EDT
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Bid protests

Anne Perry and Jonathan Aronie, partners at Sheppard Mullin, will answer questions about the bid protest process.
April 17, 2012(Encore presentation May 22, 2012)

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 11:47pm EDT
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What are the big federal news stories?

Federal News Radio hosts Tom Temin and Francis Rose join host Mark Amtower to discuss some of the top issues affecting federal workers.
April 16, 2012.

Monday - 04/16/2012, 10:40pm EDT
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Liability and contracting

McKenna Long & Aldridge Partner Jason Workmaster and David Dowd, partner at Mayer Brown will discuss what contractors can do to avoid liability issues.
April 10, 2012

Tuesday - 04/10/2012, 11:01pm EDT
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The current state of contracting

Host Mark Amtower talks about the big contracting issues with Northrup Grumman's Ed Swallow and Dan Mintz from PowerTek Corporation.
April 9, 2012(Encore presentation April 23, 2012)

Monday - 04/09/2012, 11:51pm EDT
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What's new at the U.S. Postal Service?

Bill Doucette, head of Federal Sector Sales at the U.S. Postal Service, joins host Roger Waldron to talk about some of the agency's programs and services.
April 3, 2012

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 12:34am EDT
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Ship competition may offer Navy a buying model for the future

Lockheed Martin and Austal are currently building 55 Littoral Combat Ships for the Navy. Kevin Brancato, a defense analyst for BGov and author of the report, "'Real Competition' for The Littoral Combat Ship," discusses how the Navy's competition between the two contractors may serve as a model for future acquisitions.

Tuesday - 04/03/2012, 06:01pm EDT
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Media use by feds

Market Connections President Lisa Dezzutti joins host Mark Amtower to discuss how federal agencies are using traditional and social media in their marketing efforts.
April 2, 2012

Monday - 04/02/2012, 10:01pm EDT
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Integrations and more

Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner Steve Kempf will talk about where the government-wide contracting market place is headed.
March 20, 2012(Encore presentation April 24, 2012)

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 10:13pm EDT
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Purchasing agreements, GSA schedules, and more

Host Mark Amtower will discuss a wide ranging of contracting issues with Harold Good, director of Purchasing for Frederick County Maryland.
March 19, 2012

Monday - 03/19/2012, 11:37pm EDT
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Senate bill revisits contractor pay cap

The bill (S.2198), introduced Thursday by Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), would cap contractors' pay at $400,000 and apply that cap to all contract employees — not just top executives.

Friday - 03/16/2012, 05:18pm EDT

Contracting reform

Host Roger Waldron and Jim Schweiter, partner at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP will talk about legislation affecting the contracting community.
March 13, 2012

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 11:20pm EDT
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Getting ahead in the government market

Peg and Claudia Hosky of Hosky Communications and FedInsider talk about ways to raise your profile with government agencies.
March 12, 2012

Monday - 03/12/2012, 07:15pm EDT
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What contractors need to know about new DFAR rules on business systems

New changes to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement rules for contractor business systems are now in effect. Under the new rules, the government will withhold five percent of a contractor's payment if any of the company's business systems are found to be "deficient" by the Defense Contract Audit Agency. Brian Waagner, a partner at Husch Backwell, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the changes and how they affect contractors.

Monday - 03/12/2012, 06:48pm EDT
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New acquisition rules set to go into effect

Joseph Petrillo, attorney with Petrillo and Powell in Washington, D.C., talks to The Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the new rules put in place by the Federal Acquisition Regulation Council.

Thursday - 03/08/2012, 12:40pm EST
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The federal budget and contracting

Deltek Chief Knowledge Officer Ray Bjorklund discusses how contractors will be affected by the new federal budget.
March 6, 2012

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 06:55pm EST
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