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Conference highlights contract management

GCMC is an annual conference which provides premier professional development and networking opportunities to the greatest minds in the contracting, acquisition, and procurement fields. We learn more from conference chair Terry Raney.

Tags: NCMA 2010 , NCMA , GCMC , Terry Raney , contracting , acquisition , management , procurement

Thursday - 12/09/2010, 09:08am EST

Infosharing vital to warfighters despite Wikileaks

The nation's No. 2 military officer on Wednesday strongly endorsed the warfighting value of information-sharing.

Tags: technology , infosharing , DoD Report , defense , DoD , WikiLeaks , James Cartwright

Thursday - 12/09/2010, 08:40am EST

NCMA hosts a gathering of the contracting clan

More than 800 contracting, acquisition, and procurement professionals from both government and private industry will gather in Arlington, Virginia, for NCMA's 29th Annual Government Contract Management Conference. WFED's Tom Temin gives us a preview.

Tags: NCMA 2010 , NCMA , GCMC , Tom Temin , contracting , acquisition , management , procurement

Thursday - 12/09/2010, 08:20am EST

SAMMIES 2011: how to get a head start

The SAMMIES pay tribute to America's dedicated federal workforce, highlighting those who have made significant contributions to our country. We get nomination tips from the Partnership for Public Service's Max Stier.

Tags: pay and benefits , SAMMIES 2011 , Service to America Medals , Max Stier

Wednesday - 12/08/2010, 10:41am EST

Handover to Afghan troops to begin in months

Senior U.S. military commanders say the transition of security responsibilities from U.S. to Afghan troops will begin in the next several months.

Tags: DoD Report , defense , Afghanistan

Wednesday - 12/08/2010, 10:40am EST

The surprise inside the House CR

The "FY 2011 Year Long Funding Act" contains language that will linger on long after the year is over. The Hill's Ian Swanson explains.

Tags: management , budget , FY 2011 budget , CR , Congress , Ian Swanson , The Hill , pay freeze , pay debate , appropriations , omnibus , catch all spending bill , Suzanne Kubota

Wednesday - 12/08/2010, 10:31am EST

DHS: cyberattacks on infrastructure on the rise

Even worse, they're getting more sophisticated too.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , DHS , technology , security

Wednesday - 12/08/2010, 10:30am 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: DoD Report , technology , acquisition , DAU , defense , DoD , Alicia Sanchez

Wednesday - 12/08/2010, 09:40am EST

How to infuse software security from the start

The Application Security Advisory Board was established to recommend ways to create awareness about the problem of insecure software and help organizations infuse security into the software development lifecycle. Boardmember Hart Rossman explains how it works.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , ISC Squared , Hart Rossman , Application Security Advisory Board , contracting

Wednesday - 12/08/2010, 09:30am EST

Open source is closing the deal on consolidation

Federal agencies have been ordered to consolidate their datacenters, and both government IT managers and commercial systems integrators are focusing on select open source solutions and open software stacks to help ease this transition. IDC's Shawn McCarthy explains how all this works together.

Tags: technology , Shawn McCarthy , IDC Government Insights , open source , datacenter consolidation

Wednesday - 12/08/2010, 09:08am EST
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