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Fostering better communication between government and industry

Former "e-gov Czar" Mark Forman joins host Mark Amtower on today's program.
September 26, 2011

Tags: acquisition , contracting , Mark Forman , Government Transaction Services , OMB , FASA , Clinger-Cohen Act , ACT-IAC , Tech America , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 09/26/2011, 09:56pm EDT
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Lessons learned from the Gulf Coast oil spill

Captain James Cash of the Coast Guard spoke at the AFFIRM panel about the lesson learned from the Gulf Coast oil spill. The panel was moderated by Chris Dorobek.

Tags: Gulf Coast oil spill , James Cash , Coast Guard , Dorobek Insider

Monday - 11/01/2010, 06:18pm EDT
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GSA gives agencies more time to move to Networx

The agency is extending the FTS2001 bridge contract with four vendors for at least another six months. Most of the largest agencies have not fully transitioned to the telecommunications. GSA is readying several other contracts including for HSPD-12 services and strategic sourcing for wireless services.

Tags: contracting , industry , technology , Karl Krumbholz , Mike O'Neill , Patricia Waddell , Larry Hale , GSA , Sprint , Qwest , AT&T , Verizon , Networx , telecommunications , FTS-2001 , schedule contracts , BetterBuy Wiki , SmartBUY , HSPD-12 , Networks 2020 , Connections , Jason Miller

Friday - 05/20/2011, 07:58am EDT
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OFPP zeroes in on acquisition workforce

Some administration officials fear the acquisition workforce can't properly manage government contracts. Dan Gordon said strengthening that workforce is OFPP's number one priority. He also said he wants to improve communication between government acquisition officers and industry.

Tags: contracting , management , acquisition workforce , OFPP , Dan Gordon , mythbusting , Meg Beasley

Friday - 02/18/2011, 07:02am EST
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Agencies look at carbon footprint for contracts

Several agencies officials spoke about challenges they face in trying to green their organizations. Enlisting the help of the private sector, especially small businesses, may provide a solution.

Tags: contracting , Green Government Initiative , Michelle Moore , Stephen Leeds , John Conger , sustainability , Meg Beasley

Friday - 01/21/2011, 02:15pm EST
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AFFIRM panel: How to stay innovative

The AFFIRM panel discusses how to stay innovative.

Tags: Robert Brese , Energy , David McClure , GSA , Todd Park , HHS , Chris Smith , USDA , innovation , best practices , management , DorobekInsider

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 03:57pm EST
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DorobekINSIDER moderates AFFIRM meeting on Gulf Coast spill response

The DorobekINSIDER moderates AFFIRM meeting on Gulf Coast spill response.

Tags: Must Reads , Dorobek Insider , oil spill , EPA , Coast Guard , NOAA , best practices , management

Tuesday - 10/26/2010, 03:58pm EDT

OMB's Werfel plugs financial modernization

Recently, Federal IT officials have been talking about important changes to the way that financial management systems at federal agencies are upgraded. But now one of the government's top financial managers is also speaking out on the need for new thinking when the time comes for modernizing those systems.

Tags: management , technology , OMB , Danny Werfel , financial management , Max Cacas

Thursday - 06/24/2010, 06:03am EDT
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Feds lead Smart Grid development effort

The Senate is now considering a bill, approved last week by the House, designed to help the nation's electrical grid evolve into an enhanced Smart Grid which would help protect itself from cyber-attacks. In addition, however, the Smart Grid is also expected to help the nation do a better job of managing our electrical resources. A group of federal employees recently talked about their role in developing the Smart Grid.

Tags: technology , Eric Lightener , DoE , David Wollman , NIST , Nick Sinai , FCC , Max Cacas , Smart Grid

Tuesday - 06/15/2010, 07:15am EDT
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Future of health IT bright, says SRA's Ed Meagher

Former Deputy CIO at VA sees a "confluence of events" pushing uniformity on health IT.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , technology , health IT , Scott Cragg , VA , Michael Weiner , Navy , Defense Health Information Management System , Ed Meagher , SRA International

Tuesday - 06/01/2010, 06:37pm EDT
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