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GSA seeks to green all that it touches

Acting administrator Prouty promises the agency will lead the nation in how they use environmentally friendly products and services. Prouty says he wants to add funding in 2011 for research and development for green products and other things. GSA's schedules received a lift in 2009 because of Recovery Act and the excitement over energy saving products and services.

Tags: contracting , management , Paul Prouty , Steve Kempf , GSA , FAS , FAI , VA , Coalition for Government Procurement , Acquisition management , schedules , Assisted acquisition services , green IT , Recovery Act , training

Wednesday - 11/04/2009, 08:10pm EST
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Acquisition workforce showing signs of change

OFPP administrator Dan Gordon said the morale of contracting officers and other acquisition workers is improving. OPM issued a new IT program and project management competency guidance.

Tags: acquisition , technology , Dan Gordon , OFPP , John Berry , OPM , acquisition workforce , IT program management , FAI , 25-point IT reform plan , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 07/20/2011, 11:52am EDT

Acquisition gets a double dose of expertise

FAI, DAU teaming together to provide contracting officers and others training and tools.

Tags: contracting , Kathleen Turco , GSA , OMB , OFPP , FAI , acquisition workforce , greening of government , BRAC , civilian property disposal , Jason Miller

Monday - 06/06/2011, 06:44am EDT
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OMB busting contract myths

The Office of Management and Budget wants to improve government-industry communication. It has launched a myth-busting campaign to help agencies understand procurement rules. Officials say poor communication often leads to faulty contracts and wasted money.

Tags: contracting , management , OMB , OFPP , Dan Gordon , FAI , FAR , Meg Beasley

Monday - 02/07/2011, 07:27am EST
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DAU launches acquisitions marketplace

Lyle Eesley, director of the Learning Center of Excellence for Service Acquisition at DAU, joins the Federal Drive with more information on the Service Acquisition Mall (SAM)

Tags: Federal Drive , defense , DoD Report , DoD , Service Acquisition Mall

Tuesday - 01/04/2011, 09:40am EST
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DAU hires new president

The Defense Acquisition University has a new president.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , contracting , Kathrina McFarland , DoD , Missile Defense Agency, service acquisitions

Thursday - 12/16/2010, 09:40am EST

DAU hires new president, launches services tool

Katrina McFarland takes over for Frank Anderson as the new head of the Defense Acquisition University. DAU also will provide help for all agencies in buying services.

Tags: contracting , Kathrina McFarland , Lyle Eesley , Frank Kendall , Ashton Carter , DoD , Missile Defense Agency , service acquisitions , Service Acquisition Mall , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 12/15/2010, 03:19pm EST

Game On at Defense

The Defense Acquisition University has launched the first ever Department of Defense casual games site. Games Czar Alicia Sanchez explains.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , technology , acquisition , defense , DoD , Alicia Sanchez

Wednesday - 12/08/2010, 09:40am EST
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OMB preparing performance management dashboard

Administration will list agencies' progress in meeting their high-priority goals detailed in the 2011 budget request. OMB wants quarterly updates to ensure agencies are on track to meet their plans of actions and milestones. Meanwhile, the House passes a bill to mandate a new type of performance management.

Tags: management , Shelley Metzenbaum , Shelby Hallmark , Frank Anderson , Henry Cuellar , OMB , Labor , Senior Executives Association , GPRA , PART , performance management , Jason Miller

Thursday - 06/17/2010, 06:53am EDT
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