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The keys to a successful procurement

Dave Mader, senior vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, talks acquisition and procurement with host Roger Waldron.
June 11, 2013

Wednesday - 06/12/2013, 12:12am EDT
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Private contractors' key role at issue in NSA leak

Snowden, an employee of Booz Allen, one of 500,000 contractors with top security clearance

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 04:44pm EDT

Booz Allen fires employee involved in NSA leaks

Booz Allen Hamilton announced Tuesday it has fired Edward Snowden, the contractor employee who admitted leaking details about classified National Security Agency programs to reporters. The company said Snowden was fired June 10 because he violated company policies, including its code of ethics.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 01:17pm EDT

GSA IG report blasts FAS managers for altering contracts

A new GSA inspector general report criticizes Federal Acquisition Service managers for altering contracts at the request of contractors and against the wishes of FAS staff and the IG himself.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 12:35pm EDT
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The top contractors in 2013

Nick Wakeman, editor in chief of Washington Technology joins host Mark Amtower to talk about the 2013 Top 100 contractor list.
June 10, 2013

Monday - 06/10/2013, 11:22pm EDT
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All things SmartPay

David Shea, director of GSA's Office of Charge Card Management, gives us an update on the agency's SmartPay program.
June 3, 2013

Monday - 06/03/2013, 08:35pm EDT
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Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP)

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will examine the impact of a potential U.S trade partnership with the European Union.
May 30, 2013

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 07:17pm EDT
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Obama seeks to cut payments to federal contractors

The Obama administration says it can save hundreds of millions of dollars a year by cutting payments to some federal contractors, but it needs backing from a Congress that has ignored the president's prior calls to change the reimbursement formula.

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 06:08pm EDT

GSA proposes vendors must e-sign modifications to schedule contracts

A proposed rule in the Federal Register would require all 19,000 Federal Supply Schedule holders to get a digital certificate to use the new electronic modification system.

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 02:47pm EDT

The hot government contracting issues

Ray Bjorklund of Birch Grove Consulting and journalist Wyatt Kash, will discuss a wide range of issues affecting contractors.
May 27, 2013

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 12:27am EDT
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An update on the GSA's Schedules Program

Carolyn Alston, executive vice president and general counsel for the Coalition for Government Procurement will talk about GSA schedules and a recent conference that looked at a number of key acquisition issues.
May 28, 2013

Monday - 05/27/2013, 10:05pm EDT
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Classified spending and the economy

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts discuss the billions of dollars spent on intelligence operations by the federal government, and the latest jobs report.
May 23, 2013

Thursday - 05/23/2013, 06:21pm EDT
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DoD chooses interoperability over integration for new e-health record system

Frank Kendall says many different factors played into the Pentagon's decision to go with a competitive bidding process to develop its integrated electronic health record system, instead of adopting VA's VistA program. He said DoD wants to ensure its system is interoperable not just with VA hospitals but with civilian health facilities as well. In addition, Kendall cited cultural differences between the two large agencies.

Thursday - 05/23/2013, 06:42am 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.
May 21, 2013

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 11:12pm EDT
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Q&A with Larry Allen

Larry Allen of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower to talk about how sequestration and other issues are affecting contractors.
May 20, 2013

Monday - 05/20/2013, 11:35pm EDT
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Cybersecurity and crowdfunding

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts discuss the cyber attack on Federal News Radio and WTOP, and the future of crowdfunding.
May 16, 2013

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 06:25pm EDT
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Strategic sourcing at DHS

Nick Nayak, Kevin Boshears, and Peter Ko from the Department of Homeland Security will discuss how strategic sourcing has helped the agency achieve its small business goals.
May 14, 2013

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 11:15pm EDT
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All things SmartPay

David Shea, director of GSA's Office of Charge Card Management, gives us an update on the agency's SmartPay program.
May 13, 2013

Monday - 05/13/2013, 08:35pm EDT
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BGOV 200 and first quarter lobbying results

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts discuss the BGOV 200 list of the biggest federal contractors, and break down the firts quarter lobbying numbers.
May 9, 2013

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 06:55pm EDT
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Do Not Pay list lacks data as implementation nears

Senate lawmakers are promising to change the laws to let agencies have easier access to the Death Master File and other key databases. Starting June 1, agencies must check the Do Not Pay list before issuing any money.

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 05:49am EDT
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