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Second protest further delays DHS cyber program

HP Enterprise Services submitted a protest to the Government Accountability Office on March 9 of the $29 million award to Knowledge Consulting Group under task order 2.

Tags: technology , Contracting , industry , HP Enterprise Services , Knowledge Consulting Group , DHS , GSA , Continuous diagnostics and mitigation program , Jason Miller

Friday - 04/03/2015, 03:07pm EDT

NASA awards SEWP V contracts to small businesses

NASA has awarded contracts to 118 small, disadvantaged companies under its Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP V) contract, a multi-award Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) vehicle focused on information technology products and product-based services.

Tags: Contracting , NASA , SEWP 5 , Jory Heckman

Friday - 04/03/2015, 10:45am EDT

Navy seeks data analytics to help overhaul personnel practices

The Department of the Navy plans to use one of the three projects in its Innovation Cell to create data analytics for talent management. The goal of the cell is to rapidly acquire commercial IT by involving industry early in the requirements process.

Tags: DoD , Navy , technology , Innovation Cell , workforce , talent management , Bill Moran , Victor Gavin , Laura Knight , industry , Jared Serbu

Friday - 03/27/2015, 03:51am EDT
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Small business contracting

Guy Timberlake, chief visionary officer at the American Small Business Coalition, joins host Mark Amtower to discuss what small companies can do to generate more business with the government.
March 30, 2015

Tags: Contracting , Small business contracting , NASA , SEWP 5 , Alliant , small business , social media , Guy Timberlake , ASBC , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 03/30/2015, 04:48pm EDT
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Obama administration is trying to clean up some of the clutter that's accumulated over the last 20 years as reforms have been made to acquisition policies and procedures. Anne Rung, the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, says procurement reform went awry for several reasons. In his biweekly feature, "Inside the Reporter's Notebook," executive editor Jason Miller writes about why Rung believes problems developed and what the administration is doing about it. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain.

Tags: OFPP , Anne Rung , Jason Miller , acquisition reform

Monday - 03/30/2015, 06:21am EDT
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Thomas Day, Chief Sustainability Officer, USPS

In a recent executive order, President Barack Obama called on agencies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Thomas Day, the Postal Service's chief sustainability officer, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain the steps the agency is taking on doing just that.

Tags: USPS , Thomas Day , sustainability , Fleet , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , green government

Monday - 03/30/2015, 09:25am EDT
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Inside the Reporter's Notebook: OFPP procurement reform; IT oversight at DHS; longtime execs retire

In this week's edition of Inside the Reporter's Notebook, Executive Editor Jason Miller examines the unintended consequences of 1990s procurement reform and how OFPP plans to address them. Plus, multiple congressmen crack down on duplication issues at the Department of Homeland Security. Also in this edition, what's behind the retirement of a long-time CIO at Education and a procurement executive at Veterans Affairs?

Tags: Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller , OFPP , acquisition reform , Anne Rung , Will Hurd , DHS , Congress , information technology , Jerry Williams , Education Department , Glenn Haggstrom , Veterans Affairs

Monday - 03/30/2015, 04:15am EDT
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NASA announces winners of SEWP V contract

NASA has released the awardees of the multi-billion dollar SEWP V contract for two of the four procurement groups.

Tags: SEWP 5 , SEWP 4 , Contracting , NASA , Joanne Woytek , contract awardees

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 04:20pm EDT

How can the Virginia Department of Veterans Services help you?

John Newby, commissioner of the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, joins host Roger Waldron to discuss what his agency is doing to help returning veterans who are transitioning to the civilian work force.
March 24, 2015

Tags: John Newby , Virginia Department of Veterans Services , veteran employment , Virginia Values Veterans Program , mentoring , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 03/24/2015, 08:45pm EDT
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Cyber, ERPs top Army PEO-EIS' priority list

In our latest online chat, Doug Wiltsie, head of the Army's Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems, discusses budget pressures, the move to agile development, acquisition innovation and cyber, among other topics.

Tags: Doug Wiltsie , Army , DoD , online chat , Enterprise Information Systems , Francis Rose , cybersecurity , technology , innovation , e-learning

Tuesday - 03/24/2015, 01:00pm EDT
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