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Management successes paving the way for One-DHS

Rafael Borras, the Homeland Security Department's undersecretary for management, said in an exclusive interview with Federal News Radio, improvements to back-office functions show how interdependent the agency has become over the last few years. DHS is managing its acquisition, financial management and human capital processes through a holistic approach.

Tags: Rafael Borras , DHS , acquisition , budget , workforce , financial management , Agency of the Month , In Depth , Francis Rose , Jason Miller , human capital management

Tuesday - 09/04/2012, 03:59pm EDT
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The deficit and health care, capital buffers, and the lame-duck Congress

On this week's edition of Bloomberg Government's Capital Impact show, analysts will discuss the deficit's impact on Medicare and Medicaid, the costs of requiring capital buffers on money market funds. Plus, what legislation will Congress tackle in its lame-duck session?
Setember 27, 2012

Tags: acquisition , Medicare and Medicaid , budget deficit , Matthew Barry , Securities and Exchange Commission , money market funds , Christopher Payne , Capital buffer , Congress , lame duck session , Loren Duggan , Allen Scott , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 09/27/2012, 06:59pm EDT
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Savings opportunites in the procurement system

Bill Gormley, chairman of the Coalition for Government Procurement will discuss ways to save money and improve efficiences when it comes to procurement.
September 25, 2012(Encore presentation October 16, 2012)

Tags: acquisition , contracting , procurement , efficiency in government , strategic sourcing , Federal Supply Schedule , Bill Gormley , Coalition for Government Procurement , Roger Waldron

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 09:14pm EDT
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House lawmakers push PBS reform bill through first hurdle

House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management approved the Public Buildings Reform Act. It includes reducing GSA's Public Buildings Service workforce to 2008 levels and freezing SES bonuses through 2014 across the entire agency.

Tags: acquisition , management , GSA , Public Building Service , Jeff Denham , Russ Carnahan , House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee , Public Buildings Reform Act , Shakeup at GSA , workforce , Jason Miller , Larry Allen , Bob Suda , John Mica

Friday - 09/21/2012, 07:51am EDT
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Sequestration update and Super-PAC's, how much money is enough?

On this week's Bloomberg Government Capital Impact, analysts discuss OMB's sequestration report and how highway funding is affected. Plus, how much money are Super-Pacs spending on this year's presidential election.
September 20, 2012

Tags: acquisition , sequestration , OMB , budget cuts , budget battle , Allen Scott , Kevin Brancato , Matthew Hummer , highway spending , Melissa Avstreih , Super Pacs , 2012 election , Peter Brusoe , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 10:48pm EDT
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Administration's strategic sourcing push successfully resonates with agencies

The administration decided to dust off the idea that the government is one big shopper and not 130 medium-sized ones as part of their Campaign to Cut Waste. Federal News Radio examines the issue as part of our special report, The Obama Impact: Evaluating the Last Four Years.

Tags: acquisition , acquisition policy , contracting , strategic sourcing , Dan Gordon , Campaign to Cut Waste , Obama Impact

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 03:50am EDT
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Small business contracting goal remains elusive

The Obama administration has pushed agencies to increase contracting opportunities with small business, most notably creating a governmentwide task force to share best practices. Yet the federal government on a whole has continued to miss its 23 percent small business contracting goal. Federal News Radio examines this issue as part of our special report, The Obama Impact: Evaluating the Last Four Years.

Tags: SBA , John Shoraka , OFPP , Joe Jordan , acquisition , contracting , set-asides , Mauricio Vera , USAID , Jeanette Brown , EPA , small business , Obama Impact , Jolie Lee

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 03:57am EDT
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Despite Mythbusters, poor communication still plagues industry-government relationship

Recognizing longstanding challenges in communication between government and industry, the Obama administration rolled out its Mythbusters initiative to dispel misconceptions around agency-vendor communication. But the guidance has had only limited success. Federal News Radio speaks Steven Grundman, the Lund Fellow for emerging defense challenges at the Atlantic Council, as part of the special report, The Obama Impact: Evaluating the Last Four Years

Tags: industry , acquisition , acquisition policy , OFPP , Dan Gordon , Mythbusters , Steven Grundman , Obama Impact

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 03:57am EDT
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Peeking inside DoD's next version of Better Buying Power

Should-cost management and affordability-cap elements of acquisition overhaul have worked well, DoD's acquisition chief says. But workforce has overreacted to Pentagon's urging toward more fixed-price contracts.

Tags: DoD , acquisition , Frank Kendall , Better Buying Power , Jared Serbu , Obama Impact , DoD Report

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 03:54am EDT
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Improvements to how agencies buy goods, services bear out little fruit

In part 4 of Federal News Radio's special report, The Obama Impact: Evaluating the Last Four Years, we examine progress the administration has made in the acquisition arena. We rated one initiative as effective (green), three as ineffective (red) and two as more progress needed (yellow). View the details of each initiative through our interactive dashboard.

Tags: Obama Impact , acquisition , acquisition policy , contracting , strategic sourcing , DoD , OFPP , high risk contracts , inherently governmental , vendor-agency relationship , small business , Jason Miller

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 03:27am EDT
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