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DoD targets service contracts, small procurements to boost competition rate

The Pentagon issued a handful of directives in August designed to reverse the trend in its contract competition rate, which has slipped from 64 percent in 2008 to 56.5 percent in the third quarter of 2014. A preliminary analysis shows most of the opportunity for improvement is in service contracting.

Tags: DoD , contracting , acquisition , Frank Kendall , service contracting , Jared Serbu

Monday - 09/08/2014, 04:46am EDT

Inside the DoD Reporter's Notebook: DoD releases missing piece of 2015 budget; defense acquisition 'good enough'

The Defense Department's request for its overseas contingency operations is about $20 billion less than initial estimates. Former Defense officials say realistic goals and managed expectations usually spelled success for weapons systems.

Tags: DoD , OMB , Overseas Contingency Operations , Christopher Lamb , David Vinlet , Air Force , technology , mobile computing , cybersecurity , acquisition , industry , Jared Serbu

Monday - 06/30/2014, 04:49am EDT

Larry Allen, President, Allen Federal Business Partners

Selling to the Pentagon may get more difficult this summer. Director of Defense Acquisition Policy Dick Ginman wants contracting officers to consider the fees the Pentagon pays when they buy through another agency's contract. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners and author of the Week Ahead newsletter, writes about how to keep yourself in the running for DoD business. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose how Ginman's new memo will affect business.

Tags: Larry Allen , Allen Federal Business Partners , In Depth , DoD

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 03:15pm EDT
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DATA Act victory sets stage for expected tough implementation

President Obama is expected to sign the bill into law later this week that will require new levels of effort to make federal data more accessible. Now that the three-year effort to get the bill passed is complete, the hard work begins to make it a reality.

Tags: management , technology , Kathleen Tighe , Mark Warner , Congress , DATA Act , open government , industry , Trey Hodgkins , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 04:07am EDT
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Inside the DoD Reporter's Notebook: Too many $31 staplers in DoD, NGA turns to open source

"Inside the DoD's Reporter's Notebook" is biweekly feature focused on news about the Defense Department and defense community as gathered by Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu.

Tags: Jared Serbu , DoD , Inside the DoD Reporter , FAR , GSA , NGIA , GEOINT , James Clapper , SME-PED

Friday - 04/18/2014, 05:25pm EDT

On DoD: DoD's procurement policy director creates a buzz

DoD Reporter Jared Serbu talks to Dick Ginman, DoD's director for procurement and acquisition policy, and Letitia Long, the director of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency.

Tags: On DoD , DoD , Letitia Long , NGIA

Friday - 04/18/2014, 01:54pm EDT
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DoD's latest efficiency push revolves around service contracting

A group of functional domain experts are reaching out to the military services and agencies to look at service contracting spending across 12 areas. The Defense Department's goal is to use strategic sourcing to improve how it buys in these categories. The Army created a governance board to bring together all stakeholders during specific points of the acquisition process to find opportunities to collaborate.

Tags: acquisition , contracting , DoD , Army , Coalition for Government Procurement , Jeff Koses , GSA , Jason Miller , Harry Hallock

Friday - 04/11/2014, 04:25am EDT

GSA close to releasing final RFP for OASIS

The General Services Administration plans to award the $60 billion multiple award contract for complex professional services by October. Concerns again arise over whether there are too many multiple award contracts.

Tags: contracting , industry , Jim Ghiloni , GSA , OASIS , Dan Gordon , OFPP , Multiple award contracts , Bill Woods , GAO , professional services , DoD , Stan Soloway , PSC , MAGIC conference , Jason Miller

Friday - 07/12/2013, 05:35am EDT
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OFPP keeping a close eye on struggling acquisition system consolidation

GSA's System for Award Management is finding its footing after a rough start. OFPP Administrator Joe Jordan said he's watching the systems' progress carefully.

Tags: acquisition , acquisition policy , OFPP , GSA , DoD , Joe Jordan , System for Award Management , strategic sourcing , GAO , High Risk list , Interagency contracting , Coalition for Government Procurement , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 09/12/2012, 05:24am EDT
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