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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

One federal elephant is showing it can learn to dance: Homeland Security, where the use of agile software development is finally moving out of the pilot stage. Citizenship and Immigration Services put out a major solicitation requiring contractors to use agile development across a broad range of enterprise support services. Federal News Radio's executive editor Jason Miller joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin with details about how CIS is leading the department toward agile.

Tags: Jason Miller , DHS , Citizenship and Immigration Services , Agile development , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Friday - 05/29/2015, 10:54am EDT

DHS lets out its 'inner MacGyver' in move to agile IT development

Luke McCormack, the DHS chief information officer, said the combination of budget and technology has pushed the department toward a better approach to application development. The most recent example is the Citizen and Immigration Services' major procurement calling for a widespread use of agile development processes across several enterprise support services.

Tags: Technology , Agile development , Dev/ops , DHS , Luke McCormack , Citizenship and Immigration Services , Eagle II , Jeffrey Johnson , FBI , Justice Department , Sentinel , AFCEA , Law Enforcement IT Day , Jason Miller

Friday - 05/29/2015, 04:22am EDT

For federal IT vendors, a lot to like in House, Senate Defense bills

House and Senate versions of the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act include numerous acquisition reform provisions, including several that press DoD to embrace commercial technology.

Tags: DoD , Congress , Industry , ITAPS , Erica McCann , Pamela Walker , Trey Hodgkins , Defense Authorization bill , House Armed Services Committee , Senate Armed Services Committee , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 05/28/2015, 03:59am EDT

Roger Waldron, President, Coalition for Government Procurement

Uncertainty in the federal IT market is making industry planning harder. Some of the uncertainty is unavoidable until Congress passes agency funding bills. But some is fixable right away, according to Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose about potential fixes for some of the uncertainty.

Tags: Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement , Technology , In Depth

Thursday - 05/28/2015, 04:17pm EDT

What's going on in federal acquisition?

Steven Schooner, Nash and Cibinic Professor of Government Procurement Law and Co-Director of the Government Procurement Law Program at the George Washington University Law School, will discuss Better Buying Power 3.0, LPTA and more with host Roger Waldron.
May 26, 2015

Tags: contracting , Steven Schooner , George Washington University Law School , Better Buying Power 3.0 , LPTA , contract management , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 07:09pm EDT

All things GWAC

Robert Coen, director of the NIH GWAC management office NITTAAC, discusses the just awarded CIO-CS and other GWACs.
May 25, 2015 (Encore presentation June 1, 2015)

Tags: contracting , Robert Coen , NIH , NITAAC , GWACs , CIO-CS , CIO-SP3 , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 05/25/2015, 08:46pm EDT

USPS ready to replace aging delivery fleet

The Postal Service told a House panel Thursday that it's become too expensive to maintain its aging delivery fleet and it needs to purchase up to 180,000 new vehicles. USPS spends $4,200 annually on maintenance per vehicle to keep the fleet running.

Tags: Joseph Corbett , USPS , House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform , fleet maintenance , Mark Meadows , Gerry Connolly , House , Congress , Michael OConnell , Lori Rectanus , GAO

Friday - 05/22/2015, 09:50am EDT

OFPP, USDS throw down a $360k challenge for digital services training

The "Digital Service Contracting Professional Training and Development Program" challenge asks industry to help federal contracting officers improve how they buy in-demand services.

Tags: OFPP , U.S. Digital Service , Training , workforce , challenge , Jason Miller

Thursday - 05/21/2015, 02:28pm EDT

DoD leader raises an eyebrow over proposed acquisition reforms

Pentagon has concerns with Senate legislation requiring more acquisition authority for military service chiefs and House provision dictating new career paths for uniformed acquisition personnel.

Tags: DoD , Congress , National Defense Authorization Act , Goldwater-Nichols Act , Frank Kendall , John McCain , Northern Virginia Technology Council , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 04:03am EDT

What can CIO-CS do for you?

Robert Coen, program director of the NIH IT GWAC program, joins host Roger Waldron to discuss how agencies are using the NIH's contract vehicles to meet customer needs.
May 19, 2015

Tags: contracting , Robert Coen , NIH , GWACs , NITAAC , CIO-SP3 , CIO-SP3 SB , CIO-CS , Cloud computing , IT management , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 05/19/2015, 05:30pm EDT
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