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Web site design for federal agencies

Aquilent's Mark Pietrasanta and Sean Fitzpatrick, join host John Gilroy to discuss what federal agencies can do to make their websites more user friendly.
July 2, 2013

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 07:23pm EDT
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The new rules of marketing and PR

Author David Meerman Scott will talk about the latest edition of his book: "The New Rules of Marketing and PR".
July 1, 2013

Monday - 07/01/2013, 10:24pm EDT
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SBA implements stricter requirements for size certifications

The SBA updated regulations governing how small businesses represent their size and status in order to guard against businesses falsely representing themselves as "small" to garner government contracts.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 08:34pm EDT

Energy's Environmental Management office still struggling to manage contracts

The Energy Department's Office of Environmental Management (EM) faced scrutiny in a hearing Thursday that questioned EM's contract management. DOE has been on the GAO's High Risk List for contract management since 1990.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 03:42pm EDT

New whistleblower protections take effect for federal contractors

The law, which goes into effect today, expands reprisal protections to subcontractors and lets contractor employees report wrongdoing to supervisors within their own companies. Previously, contractors would have to go to government agencies or Congress to report waste, fraud and abuse.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 05:17am EDT
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Federal recruiting, NSA survelliance, and more

Linda Rix, co-CEO of Avue Technologies will give her take on a wide range of issues affecting the federal job market.
June 28, 2013

Friday - 06/28/2013, 09:37pm EDT
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Fighter jets for sale, MERS and the economy

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss the overseas market for fighter jets, the risks and opportunities posed by new pandemic threats, and how higher long-term interest rates would affect the economy.
June 27, 2013

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 07:46pm EDT
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Navy picks HP for long-awaited NGEN contract

Hewlett Packard, the same vendor which has owned and operated the Navy Department's networks for more than a decade will continue a similar role under a new multibillion dollar contract. But the Navy and Marine Corps will take ownership of their IT infrastructure and reserve the right to recompete any or all of it at a future date.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 06:42pm EDT
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Industry fears 'chilling effect' in GSA review of acquisition managers

In a letter to Tom Sharpe, the commissioner of the General Services Administration's Federal Acquisition Service, three industry groups -- the Coalition for Government Procurement, the Professional Services Council and TechAmerica -- wrote that restricting communication between managers and contractors could have a "chilling effect" on managers' role in the Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) program.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 05:53pm EDT

Federal Contractor Sequestration Survey

Calling all government contractors. Federal News Radio wants to know if sequestration is impacting you. Take our anonymous survey today.

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 11:23am EDT

The keys to a successful procurement

Dave Mader, senior vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, talks acquisition and procurement with host Roger Waldron.
June 25, 2013

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 12:12am EDT
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The state of government contracting

Deltek's Kevin Plexico and Scott Lewis of PS Partnerships, will talk about the challenges facing contractors in this tough budget environment.
June 24, 2013

Monday - 06/24/2013, 10:54pm EDT
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NSA Surveillance and the Affordable Care Act

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss how U.S. providers are being affected by the NSA Survelliance controversy, and the impact of the Affordable Care Act.
June 20, 2013

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 06:47pm EDT
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Small businesses largely immune to reduced contractor pay cap

Reducing the contractor compensation cap to the level of the salary drawn by the President ($400,000) or the Vice President ($230,700), as suggested by some lawmakers and the White House in the past, would dramatically increase the number of employees who earn compensation above the allowable limits GAO said. But the changes would mostly affect large companies, auditors said, because few of the small companies it surveyed pay their employees more than the amount earned by the President and Vice President.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 09:03pm EDT

The Dell Cloud for the U.S. Government

Dell's George Newstrom and Jeff Lush join host John Gilroy to discuss security and the federal cloud.
June 18, 2013

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 11:46pm EDT
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An update on the NASA SEWP program

Joanne Woytek, program manager of the NASA SEWP program joins host Roger Waldron to talk about the contract and the implementation of SEWP 5.
June 18, 2013

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 11:12pm EDT
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8 contract executives guilty of 8(a) contracting fraud

The Justice Department successfully prosecuted executives in companies for obtaining contracts under SBA's 8(a) program worth more than $153 million. The court found two of the executives guilty on Friday and six others pleaded guilty.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 09:18am EDT

The evolution of marketing

Author Guy Kawasaki joins host Mark Amtower to talk about how marketing has changed over the years.
June 17, 2013

Monday - 06/17/2013, 10:56pm EDT
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NSA leak case gives vendors reason to reevaluate personnel

Intelligence community contractors, similar to Booz Allen, likely are reevaluating employees who have access to classified information in order to identify any questionable personnel, according to Steve Ryan, leader of government strategies practice group at McDermott, Will and Emery law firm.

Monday - 06/17/2013, 06:45pm EDT
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Whistleblower suit leads to $12M false claims settlement by SAIC

The lawsuit, filed by Richard Priem, a 16-year SAIC employee and Army veteran, alleged the company inflated contract costs by claiming the training program would be staffed by full-time SAIC employees. However, according to the lawsuit, SAIC instead used cheaper part-time employees and pocketed the difference.

Monday - 06/17/2013, 04:36pm EDT
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