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OFPP initiates 360-degree reviews of the acquisition process

New guidance from Anne Rung, the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, implements a way for vendors and program owners to rate the acquisition process in each agency. The goal of Acquisition 360 is to identify potential procurement process improvements.

Tags: acquisition , industry , OFPP , Anne Rung , PSC , GSA , customer satisfaction , Jason Miller

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 04:12am EDT
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Joe Petrillo, Procurement Attorney, Petrillo & Powell PLLC

It may sound odd, but source selection officials have the authority to use more than one selection approach within a single procurement. And it looks like they're using that authority more often. You can find this authority in an often-overlooked section of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, FAR Part 15.101. Procurement attorney Joseph Petrillo of the law firm Petrillo and Powell joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more on how this works and what it means.

Tags: Joe Petrillo , Petrillo & Powell , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , source selection , FAR , acquisition , procurement

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 09:28am EDT
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Army commits $500 million to GSA's OASIS contract

Under a new agreement, GSA would reduce the Army's fee to use the professional services governmentwide acquisition contract to 0.1 percent from 0.75 percent. This is the second major MOU signed by GSA and a military service.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , OASIS , GSA , Harry Hallock , Tiffany Hixson , Jim Ghiloni , Professional services , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 03:53am EDT
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An update on the NASA SEWP program

Joanne Woytek, program manager for NASA SEWP, joins host Roger Waldron to discuss the performance of NASA SEWP IV, and what's ahead with NASA SEWP V.
March 17, 2015

Tags: acquisition , contracting , NASA , NASA SEWP , NASA SEWP V , Joanne Woytek , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf , Coalition for Government Procurement

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 09:30pm EDT
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Kevin Brancato, Defense Analyst, Bloomberg Government

Some fresh, new and big federal contracting opportunities are coming. The biggest will be the $60 billion Alliant Two deal, a government-wide acquisition contract the General Services Administration is cooking up. That's according to Bloomberg Government. B-Gov has published its latest list of the top 20 upcoming vehicles. There are the ones contractors simply must have places on. Bloomberg senior analyst Kevin Brancato joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more on the list.

Tags: Kevin Brancato , Bloomberg Government , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Alliant Two , acquisition , contracting

Monday - 03/16/2015, 10:52am EDT
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What happens when the Treasury IG disputes findings of a VA IG report?

The Treasury Department's inspector general reviewed a recent Veterans Affairs IG report and concluded the actions of a former VA acquisitions official "did not violate applicable law."

Tags: Veterans Affairs , Treasury Department , inspector general , Iris Cooper , Maureen Regan , acquisition , contracting , Eric Thorson , Tridec , Jeff Miller , House , House Veterans Affairs Committee , oversight

Monday - 03/16/2015, 05:37pm EDT

All things contracting with Deltek's Kevin Plexico

Kevin Plexico, vice president of Information Solutions at Deltek, discusses FSSI, small business contracting, and more with host Mark Amtower.
March 16, 2015

Tags: acquisition , contracting , Small business contracting , Kevin Plexico , Deltek , OASIS , SEWP 5 , FSSI , LPTA , mergers and acquisitions , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 03/16/2015, 09:54pm EDT
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Pentagon's Ginman reflects on four decades in Defense procurement

Richard Ginman, the director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy, left government late last month. In an interview with Federal News Radio's On DoD a few days before his retirement, he reflected on what's changed during his 42-year career, and what hasn't.

Tags: DoD , On DoD , acquisition , Richard Ginman , GAO , DCMA , DCAA , Althea Coetzee , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 03/10/2015, 03:55am EDT
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Contracting Commandment 10: Thou shalt not stereotype thine opponent

One of the most dangerous things that can happen to us in our business career is to make the mistake of stereotyping our adversary, says contracting expert Tim Sullivan. This commentary is the final installment of the 10-part series, 10 Commandments for Government Contractors.

Tags: Tim Sullivan , Thompson Coburn , acquisition , contracting , 10 Commandments for Government Contractors , commentary

Wednesday - 03/11/2015, 01:29pm EDT
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Mike Sullivan, Director of Acquisition and Sourcing Management Issues, GAO

The Defense Department couldn't provide reliable data on many of its current Acquisition Category II and III programs. That's according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. Those programs include everything from a multi-billion dollar radar modernization program to soldier clothing. Mike Sullivan, the director of acquisition and sourcing management at GAO, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more on the report.

Tags: Mike Sullivan , GAO , DoD , acquisition , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 03/11/2015, 09:03am EDT
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