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Acquisition Workforce News

Foreign trade, housing and jobs

On this week's Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will examine President Obama's trade policy, and discuss how the latest economic numbers will impact housing and jobs.
November 14, 2012

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 05:53pm EST
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For DoD, better buying demands high quality acquisition workers

The Pentagon releases Better Buying Power 2.0 with a new focus on professionalizing the procurement workforce. The updated program includes seven major focus areas with 36 initiatives. Ashton Carter, the deputy secretary of Defense, said version 2.0 takes the lessons learned and data from the last two years to further improve efficiency and cost savings of DoD procurement.

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 05:36am EST
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What's ahead for contractors?

Deltek's Ray Bjorklund and Kevin Plexico will talk about how contractors will be affected by sequestration and other issues.
November 12, 2012(Encore presentation November 26, 2012)

Monday - 11/12/2012, 07:44pm EST
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Compliance and the Civil False Claims Act

Jack Horan, partner at McKenna Long and Aldridge LLP, talks about compliance issues in the Multiple Award Schedule program.
November 6, 2012(Encore presentation December 4, 2012)

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 06:53pm EST
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Campaign issue comparison & campaign finance

On this week's Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will discuss the presidential candidate's positions on defense spending and their energy policies. Also, who is contributing to the campaigns?
November 1, 2011

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 06:09pm EDT
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HUBZone program in transition after losing 30 percent of firms

Federal agencies already have had a hard time meeting their goal to award 3 percent of contract dollars to small businesses located in Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone). But the 2010 Census wiped out more than 30 percent of the HUBZone companies certified by the Small Business Administration leaving agencies searching for new firms and decertified firms trying to figure out what's next.

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 05:00am EDT

EPA, USDA break through small business contracting barriers

The federal government as a whole has consistently missed its goal to award 23 percent of its contract dollars to small businesses. But the government also has examples of agencies bucking that trend. In part two of our special report, The Small Business Dilemma, Federal News Radio speaks with several agencies' about how they're succeeding in the small business contracting arena.

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 05:00am EDT

Congress, sequestration, and acquisition

Jon Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates Inc., will talk about the congressional process and how its affecting acquisition.
October 9, 2012

Tuesday - 10/09/2012, 06:39pm EDT
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Continuing resolution, Harriers, Israeli technology & prescription drug shortages

On this week's Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will talk about what's next for sequestration, options for repairing the Harrier jet, technology that Israel could use to respond to the Iranian nuclear threat, and why certain medications may be in short supply.
October 4, 2012

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 06:07pm EDT
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Acquisition executives figuring out how to deal with budget woes

A Federal News Radio exclusive survey of chief acquisition officers and senior procurement executives showed most are not preparing for budget cuts or sequestration. These acquisition executives also say they are protecting money for training acquisition workers. OFPP Administrator Joe Jordan said his office is helping agencies make better decisions about how and where to spend money.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 06:00am EDT
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Q & A with Dan Gordon

Dan Gordon, associate dean for Government Procurement at the George Washington University Law school will discuss a wide range of procurement issues.
October 2, 2012

Tuesday - 10/02/2012, 09:30pm EDT
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The deficit and health care, capital buffers, and the lame-duck Congress

On this week's edition of Bloomberg Government's Capital Impact show, analysts will discuss the deficit's impact on Medicare and Medicaid, the costs of requiring capital buffers on money market funds. Plus, what legislation will Congress tackle in its lame-duck session?
Setember 27, 2012

Thursday - 09/27/2012, 06:59pm EDT
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Navy honors Tatigian's 70 years of service

Sarkis Tatigian enlisted in the Navy as a 17-year-old sailor in 1942. After the war, he continued his service to the department in various jobs in and out of uniform. Now, he is being recognized for his seven decades of dedication to the Navy.

Thursday - 09/27/2012, 02:14pm EDT

Multiple award schedules

Carolyn Alston, executive vice president and general counsel for the Coalition for Government Procurement, will talk about the multiple award schedule program.
September 11, 2012(Encore presentation October 30, 2012)

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 07:50pm EDT
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Sequestration, electronic health records, and a Dodd-Frank update

On this week's Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will discuss three companies that may benefit from sequestration, rules that could slow the adoption for electronic health records, and the latest on Dodd-Frank.
September 6, 2012

Thursday - 09/06/2012, 06:39pm EDT
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Small business contracting

WomenAble CEO Julie Weeks joins host Mark Amtower to talk about her research on small business contractors and what they can do to earn more government business.
September 3, 2012(Encore presentation September 24, 2012)

Monday - 09/03/2012, 09:31pm EDT
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SAIC to split into 2 companies

Science Applications International Corporation, one of the largest government contractors, has announced plans to split into two independent public companies. John Jumper, SAIC's chairman and CEO, gave an exclusive interview to In Depth with Francis Rose.

Friday - 08/31/2012, 04:08pm EDT
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How to win government contracts

Lisa Dezzutti and Monica Parham from Market Connections talk about what contractors can do to raise their profiles in the federal market.
August 27, 2012

Tuesday - 08/28/2012, 12:35am EDT
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DHS' strategic vision for the future

Homeland Security Department Chief Procurement Officer Nick Nayak will talk about the agency's acquisition goals.
August 21, 2012(Encore presentation September 18, 2012)

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 10:58pm EDT
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GSA targets small businesses for new IT contracts

The agency said it will release a draft request for proposals no later than Sept. 18 for the integrated professional services IT multiple award contract.

Monday - 08/20/2012, 12:26pm EDT
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