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Marketing to the federal government

Lisa Dezzutti and Monica Mayk of Market Connections join host Mark Amtower to discuss the top challenges that contractors face in marketing to the federal government, and how shrinking budgets are impacting marketing.
May 4, 2015

Tags: acquisition , Contracting , business marketing , Market Connections , Federal Content Marketing Review , Lisa Dezzutti , Monica Mayk , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 05/04/2015, 06:03pm EDT
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Office of Management and Budget has released a much-anticipated draft policy to change the way agencies buy, manage and oversee technology projects. The draft guidance is designed to help agencies implement the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA). Tony Scott is the federal Chief Information Officer. In this exclusive interview, he tells executive editor Jason Miller how the draft policy tries to create a broader conversation around IT oversight.

Tags: Jason Miller , Federal Drive , OMB , FITARA , Tony Scott , acquisition , Tom Temin

Friday - 05/01/2015, 10:13am EDT
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DHS's Unity of Effort seeds the roots of change

The Homeland Security Department marked the one-year anniversary of its initiative to create a more cohesive agency by launching a new acquisition innovations program.

Tags: management , DHS , Jeh Johnson , Christian Marrone , Unity of Effort , Joint requirements council , acquisition , Congress , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , Tom Carper , Claire McCaskill , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 03:46am EDT

GSA to push vendors for more data on schedule price variances

The Federal Acquisition Service is launching the Competitive Pricing initiative. GSA is sending letters to vendors to figure out why there are price differences among the same or similar products and services.

Tags: acquisition , Contracting , industry , GSA , Kevin Youel Page , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement , Category management , Federal Supply Schedules , Prices paid data , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 03:57am EDT
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The General Services Administration's Federal Acquisition Service is trying to move into the world of data analytics. Its goal is to make better management decisions. The analytics drive part of a four-pronged effort to stay relevant to vendors and customer agencies alike. Federal News Radio's executive editor Jason Miller joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more details on FAS' efforts to transform itself.

Tags: Jason Miller , GSA , Federal Acquisition Service , acquisition , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 10:03am EDT
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The world of bid protests

Jason Carey and Luke Meier from McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, join host Roger Waldron to discuss the uptick in bid protests and what that means for government and industry.
April 28, 2015

Tags: acquisition , Contracting , bid protests , Jason Carey , Luke Meier , McKenna, Long and Aldridge , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 04/28/2015, 07:10pm EDT
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Rob Coen, Director, IT Acquisition and Assessment Center, NIH

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a new governmentwide acquisition contract (GWAC). The $20 billion contract, Chief Information Officers-Commodities and Solutions (CIO-CS) was divided among 65 total companies. It'll help provide the entire federal government with IT solutions. Rob Coen is the director of the agency's IT Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC). He joined Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to further examine the GWAC.

Tags: Rob Coen , NIH , CIO , Technology , GWAC , acquisition , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Tuesday - 04/28/2015, 09:07am EDT
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

The top acquisition officials from each of the military branches told Congress this week that when it comes to the next round of acquisition reform, less is more. They asked lawmakers to help thin the layers of oversight in the procurement process, empower program managers to make decisions and hold them accountable when they fail. More from Federal News Radio's DoD reporter, Jared Serbu.

Tags: Jared Serbu , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , acquisition

Friday - 04/24/2015, 09:08am EDT
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DHS continues to face acquisition management hurdles

Only two of the 22 Homeland Security Department programs the Government Accountability Office reviewed were on track to meet initial schedule and cost parameters. However, the GAO report's author is "cautiously optimistic" about DHS' efforts to improve its acquisition management.

Tags: DHS , GAO , Acquisition management , acquisition , House , House Committee on Homeland Security , Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency , Chip Fulghum , Michele Mackin , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 04/22/2015, 06:17pm EDT

Stan Soloway, President and CEO, Professional Services Council

The Office of Management and Budget has yet to release its guidance on implementing the last procurement reform bill to become law. But now another bill has already entered the pipeline. This one's called the Agile Acquisition to Retain Technological Edge Act. House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry recently introduced it as a discussion draft, and now contractors are weighing in. Stan Soloway is president and CEO of the Professional Services Council. He joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss some of the changes the council is recommending.

Tags: Stan Soloway , Professional Services Council , OMB , acquisition , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 04/22/2015, 09:39am EDT
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