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House works on bills impacting federal agencies, workforce

With the partial government shutdown behind them, members of Congress are working on several bills that impact the federal workforce, including a resolution that supports ending the federal pay freeze and a bill that tackles the claims backlog at Veterans Affairs.

Tags: Congress , House , budget , pay freeze , Veterans Affairs , claims backlog , workforce , Michael OConnell , cybersecurity , TSA , acquisition

Tuesday - 10/29/2013, 02:41pm EDT

Recommendations attempt to raise acquisition, cyber consciousness

GSA and DoD release six suggestions for how to better integrate cybersecurity in the acquisition progress. The recommendations are one of the deliverables under the cyber Executive Order President Obama signed last February. GSA will release a RFI in the coming weeks to let industry and others comment on how best to begin implementation.

Tags: acquisition , technology , cybersecurity , GSA , DoD , Trey Hodgkins , IT Alliance for Public Sector , Jonathan Cedarbaum , WilmerHale , executive order , NIST , Jason Miller , Emile Monette

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 04:20am EST
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DHS prevails in the first of many EAGLE II protests

The Government Accountability Office Monday denied the protest of ICF International, saying DHS' "evaluation was reasonable and in accord with the terms of the solicitation."

Tags: acquisition , contracting , industry , DHS , GAO , ICF , Eagle II , IT services , bid protest , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 03:34am EST

GSA releases RFP for round 3 of office supplies strategic sourcing contract

GSA expects to make as many as 21 awards under the contract, which is estimated to be worth $1.25 billion over five years.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , GSA , strategic sourcing , industry , Jason Miller , office supplies , Inside the Reporters Notebook

Friday - 01/31/2014, 05:36pm EST

Connolly, Eshoo release draft IT procurement bill

Reps. Eshoo, Connolly take on IT procurement reforms by floating a draft bill.

Tags: Ann Eshoo , Gerry Connolly , RFP-IT , Congress , FITARA , Mike Hettinger , acquisition , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller

Friday - 01/31/2014, 05:07pm EST

Congress looks at Navy contracting practices

The House Oversight Committee is looking into Navy contracting practices amid a widening federal probe into a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor accused of offering prostitution services and pricey vacations to Navy officers.

Tags: DoD , Navy , acquisition , contracting , House Oversight Committee , Darrell Issa , Ray Mabus , Glenn Defense Marine Asia

Friday - 01/31/2014, 05:40pm EST

The State of the Union

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts discuss the President's State of the Union address and the environmental impact of air travel.
January 30, 2014

Tags: acquisition , State of the Union , air travel , Nela Richardson , Allen Scott , Christopher Payne , Megan McCardle , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 09:04pm EST
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Obama offers few insights for feds in State of the Union

President Barack Obama did not address federal IT and procurement reforms during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, but he did call for a review of all federal training programs. He also reiterated the need to speed up federal permitting and the continued reduction of the backlog of claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Tags: Barack Obama , State of the Union , management , acquisition , contracting , Jason Miller , Congress , job training , minimum wage , permitting

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 10:50pm EST
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Smart building technologies and energy efficiency

Barbara Humpton, senior vice president of Business Development for Siemens Government Technologies, will discuss where the federal market is headed and other issues.
January 28, 2014

Tags: acquisition , contracting , federal market , Barbara Humpton , Siemens Government Technologies , smart building technology , renewable energy , infrastructure development , healthcare technology , automation , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 10:14pm EST
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Budget constraints force Army to make tough choices about modernization

The Army's senior leaders have made clear for months that their service's end strength will have to decrease as a result of budget pressure. But the cutbacks can't be only to personnel. Some of the Army's major modernization priorities will have to be sidelined, at least for now.

Tags: DoD , budget , Army , acquisition , sequestration , Ray Odierno , Institute of Land Warfare , Jared Serbu

Monday - 01/27/2014, 04:16am EST
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