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How to unleash the full potential of GSA's Federal Supply Schedules

The full potential of the FSS program remains untapped, says Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement. In a new commentary, he offers two key contracting reforms he believes will bring the program into the 21st century.

Tags: Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement , acquisition , contracting , GSA , Commentary , FSS , FAS , Common Acquisition Platform , Other Direct Costs , Price Reduction Clause

Thursday - 02/26/2015, 03:24am EST

Jerry Hendrix, Defense Strategies and Assessments Program, CNAS

President Barack Obama's budget request included a small, $5 million item earmarked for a next-generation fighter. And while no one knows exactly what it'll be, it's meant to replace the F/A-18 Super Hornet and EA-18 Growler by 2030. Jerry Hendrix, a senior fellow and director of the Defense Strategies and Assessments Program at the Center for a New American Security, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more on what exactly the new fighter will be capable of and why it's needed.

Tags: Jerry Hendrix , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , CNAS , F/A-18 Super Hornet , EA-18 Growler , DoD

Monday - 02/23/2015, 10:09am EST
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Col. Jeff Schilling (Ret.), Chief Security Officer, FireHost

Information sharing is a two-way street with road hazards in both directions. President Barack Obama held the first White House Cybersecurity Summit last week and issued an Executive Order with hopes of fostering a more open exchange between government and the private sector. Jeff Schilling is the chief security officer for FireHost. He once directed the global Security Operations Center under U.S. Army Cyber Command and has seen the challenges from both sides. On the Federal Drive with Tom Temin, he pointed out cybersecurity was only one of the topics the glitterati actually discussed.

Tags: Col. Jeff Schilling , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , FireHost , Information sharing , cybersecurity , executive order

Thursday - 02/19/2015, 09:38am EST
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GSA pitches acquisition reforms to Obama

The White House is interested government procurement. No, not the Office of Management and Budget, which includes the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, but the actual West Wing.

Tags: acquisition , GSA , Tom Sharpe , Laura Stanton , OFPP , Anne Rung , category management , Professional Services Council , industry , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller

Monday - 02/16/2015, 04:51am EST

Obama's budget proposal gives feds 1.3 percent pay raise

President Barack Obama sent Congress a $4 trillion budget Monday that aims to keep the federal government on the cutting edge of technology when it comes to public services.

Tags: White House , budget , innovation , technology , management

Monday - 02/02/2015, 07:15am EST
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