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WFED's Jason Miller discusses OMB's plans to change IT acquisition and management.
Washington said he wants to pursue work in the commercial aviation industry.
The commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service wants to take his organization to new heights in how it serves its agency and vendor customers. FAS saw its revenue grow to $52 billion in 2010, but Kempf wants to offer more services and meet its customers' needs better to increase its revenue. FAS will require all new schedule contract offers and modifications to be done electronically by the end of 2011.
Reuters reports that Undersecretary Ashton Carter, the Pentagon's head of acquisition, told industry officials that politics, the sluggish economy, and the size of the deficit might affect funding in the near future.
The Army has filled two of its highest acquisition jobs. Heidi Shyu has been appointed principal deputy assistant secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology. Scott Fish is its new chief scientist.
OFPP is holding these meetings with large agencies to understand how they are meeting the Obama administration's acquisition goals. The sessions are similar to the TechStat sessions, but they're not at the program level. OFPP also is finalizing rules around multiple award contracts and schedule bidding.
Army Vice Chief of Staff General Peter Chiarelli stops short of saying the entire acquisition system should be scrapped but he is pushing for big changes.
ACT-IAC offers recommendations for improving large-scale IT acquisitions.
As part of Energy Awareness Month, DoD releases a statement on its commitment to move toward cleaner energy sources.
Host Mark Amtower interviews Deltek CEO Kevin Parker about the company's recent acquisition of Input.
October 11, 2010 (Repeated October 18, 2010)
Bill Gormley, the President and CEO of the Washington Management Group, which owns FedSources, joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss the changes to how the contracting community will get information.
The top procurement officer of a Top 100 DoD contractor gives a thumbs up to the newly announced Pentagon acquisition reforms. WFED's Scott Carr reports.
With attrition from retirement and other factors, the Army is faced with needing as many as 500 new contracting officials almost every year for the foreseeable future. We get details on the options for dealing with that from the Army's Edward Harrington.
A recent hearing by the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan took a look at whether Defense has made adequate plans and actual progress to improve the federal workforce that oversees billions of dollars in contracting activity. Former Congressman Chris Shays is the co-chairman of the Commission brings us up to speed.
What industry really thinks about the Pentagon's cost cutting plan from Stan Soloway of the Professional Services Council
The Army is trying to get the word out that it needs good people to help manage money. The lagging economy, stubborn unemployment and improved pay and benefits are helping to attract the next generation of acquisition professionals into the fold.
Army builds tank test track at Aberdeen
By 2018, the FAA expects NextGen to reduce flight delays by 21 percent, provide $22 billion in benefits to the traveling public, and save 1.4 billion gallons of fuel. We get an update on the program from the FAA's Vicki Fox.
One of the most experienced Pentagon acquisition experts has good news and bad news about Secretary Robert Gates's plan to reshape the Pentagon.
Learn more in today's DoD report.