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An analysis of the 2012 presidential election

Former Virginia Congressman and current Deloitte Federal Government Affairs Director Tom Davis talks about this year's presidential election results.
November 13, 2012

Tags: acquisition , Tom Davis , Deloitte , 2012 presidential election , Congress , federal budget , Off the Shelf , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 09:26pm EST
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Better Buying Power 2.0 - Livetweeting the release of DoD's new acquisition strategy

Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller live-tweeted the remarks from Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall who unveiled the new acquisition strategy.

Tags: Better Buying Power , acquisition , DoD , Frank Kendall , Ashton Carter

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 05:15pm EST

What's ahead for contractors?

Deltek's Ray Bjorklund and Kevin Plexico will talk about how contractors will be affected by sequestration and other issues.
November 12, 2012(Encore presentation November 26, 2012)

Tags: acquisition , contracting , Deltek , Ray Bjorklund , Kevin Plexico , sequestration , fiscal cliff , Mark Amtower , cyber

Monday - 11/12/2012, 07:44pm EST
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GSA, Treasury try to breathe new life into SmartBUY

A new request for information asks vendors at answer 10 questions about improving the strategic sourcing of commodity software titles. This is at least the fourth attempt to get more agencies using the enterprise software licensing initiative.

Tags: acquisition , technology , industry , GSA , Treasury , strategic sourcing , Commodity IT , SmartBUY , Jason Miller

Monday - 11/12/2012, 03:52pm EST

President Obama won the election, what's next?

On this week's Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will discuss what's ahead over the next six weeks for President Obama and the lame duck Congress.
November 8, 2012

Tags: acquisition , President Obama , Congress , lame duck session , Dodd Frank , healthcare , Tom Daschle , Cady North , Loren Duggan , Rich Rubin , Allen Scott , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 07:36pm EST
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Tags: NCMA , acquisition , contracting

Friday - 11/02/2012, 10:57am EDT

USPS countersues Northrop Grumman for contract overruns

Nearly six months ago, Northrop Grumman filed a $179 million lawsuit against the U.S. Postal Service, alleging the agency delayed and disrupted its work on a multimillion-dollar contract to create and install high-tech mail sorters. Now, USPS has countered those claims, alleging the company actually owes it millions of dollars because the contract ran over schedule, according to documents obtained by Federal News Radio.

Tags: USPS , contracting , acquisition , lawsuit , Northrop Grumman , Jack Moore , exclusive

Friday - 11/02/2012, 08:25pm EDT

Campaign issue comparison & campaign finance

On this week's Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will discuss the presidential candidate's positions on defense spending and their energy policies. Also, who is contributing to the campaigns?
November 1, 2011

Tags: acquisition , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact , Allen Scott , federal budget , President Barack Obama , Mitt Romney , defense spending , Robert Levinson , Cameron Leuthy , Rob Barnett , energy policy , Peter Brusoe , Melissa Avstreih , campaign contributions

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 06:09pm EDT
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Agencies must better define roles of acquisition leaders

OFPP gives agencies until Jan. 15 to update the responsibilities of their chief acquisition officer and senior procurement executive.

Tags: acquisition , management , OFPP , Joe Jordan , CAO Council , senior procurement executive , Jason Miller

Monday - 10/29/2012, 01:12pm EDT

GSA sending resources, expertise to rescue SAM

Acting Administrator Dan Tangherlini shifted responsibility for the troubled System for Award Management to the CIO's office and the Federal Acquisition Service and out of the Office of Governmentwide Policy. GSA is reconsidering all of its options, including possibly recompeting the contract for SAM. OASIS, Networks 2020 and changes to the schedules program also are making progress.

Tags: acquisition , industry , contracting , GSA , Mary Davie , Jeff Koses , System for Award Management , Coalition for Government Procurement , Networks 2020 , strategic sourcing , IBM , pricing variability , OASIS , Jason Miller

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 07:15am EDT
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