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Author John Jantsch will talk about his new book: "Duct Tape Selling: Think Like a Marketer-Sell Like a Superstar".
May 26, 2014
Tags: acquisition , contracting , marketing , federal market , Duct Tape Marketing , John Jantsch , Duct Tape Selling: Think Like a Marketer - Sell Like a Superstar , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center
The Government Accountability Office reports agencies listened to the ISDC's demands to improve and make use of their suspension and debarment tools.
The General Services Administration received responses Thursday from vendors on how to shape the first major acquisition under the Network Services 2020 program. Officials say they are heeding the mistakes and missteps of the Networx contract. GSA expects to issue a RFP in November and make the first awards in May 2015.
Are federal budget and staffing shortfalls — particularly among the federal government's acquisition workforce — fueling a climate of mistrust between the government and its contractors? Experts told Federal News Radio as part of the special series, Trust Redefined: Reconnecting Government and Its Employees explore the importance of communication in building trust.
Former General Services Administration Inspector General Brian Miller, will discuss MAS audits, the mandatory disclosure rule and the role the IG plays within GSA.
May 20, 2014
Tags: acquisition , contracting , Multiple award schedule contracting , mandatory disclosure rule , contract compliance , GSA IG audits , GSA , Works Progress Administration , Department of Justice , healthcare fraud , Brian Miller , Navigant , Off the Shelf , Roger Waldron
Ray Bjorklund, president of BirchGrove Consulting, will discuss areas of the federal budget that are generating business opportunities for government contractors.
May 13, 2014
GSA announces the winners under the new multiple-award contract for complex professional services. GSA made 225 awards to 74 contractors across the seven functional areas of the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services contract.
A new memo details about eight major changes to the education and knowledge requirement for civilian agency contracting officers. It calls for more than just training but a deeper knowledge of acquisition roles, responsibilities and how to ensure success.
The Office of Federal Procurement Policy updated the Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting policy earlier this week. Federal contracting officers now have a consistent set of certification requirements no matter where they work. Federal News Radio's Executive Editor Jason Miller joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to talk about the new requirements. Read Jason's related article.
The Pentagon has issued a final rule for dealing with counterfeit parts. Officials believe too many of them make their way into crucial electronic systems, threatening their reliability or compromising their security. The rule has been a long time coming. It affects both government buyers and industry suppliers. Joe Petrillo, a procurement attorney with the law firm Petrillo & Powell, spoke about some of the main aspects of the rule with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive.