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Host Roger Waldron will talk about the MAS program with Caroly Alston, general counsel for the Washington Management Group.
October 4, 2011
IBM has won a contract to create a machine that can hear and speak in many languages. The $6.5 million contract came from the Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency.
OFPP issued a new memo encouraging departments to consider if the product or service they are buying meets sustainable standards. The memo is another in a series of directives to green the government.
Washington lawyer Steve Ryan joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris and said government tends to stay on on top of wrongdoing by errant contractors.
The Army plans to release technical standards for its IT systems next year, in a process that leaders say will give greater predictability to industry. For the Army, the benefit will be an enterprise network that lets it quickly integrate new technologies as they come to market.
Tags: DoD , Army , ausa 2011 , technology , Network Integration Evaluation , Jennifer Napper , charles flynn , John Morrison , Susan Lawrence , William Phillips , acquisition , Fort Bliss , Jared Serbu , rapid acquisition process
Bill Woods, director of acquisition and sourcing management issues at GAO, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss a recent GAO report about the use of suspensions and debarments by federal agencies.
Market Connections President and CEO Lisa Dezzuti joins host Mark Amtower to talk about how government and contractors are using social media to do their jobs.
October 10, 2011
Tags: technology , contracting , acquisition , Lisa Dezzutti , Market Connections , social media , Web 2.0 , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center , blogs , webinars , LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter , mobile technology
Bill Gormley, president and chief executive officer of Washington Management Group, is leaving his job, Federal News Radio has learned.
Software company Oracle has agreed to pay nearly $200 million to the U.S. government for failing to meet contractual obligations to the General Services Administration under a contract first awarded more than a dozen years ago. The company denies any wrongdoing, while GSA claimed the settlement as a victory for government purchasers.
Paul Christman is the new president and chief executive officer of Quest Software Public Sector.