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Williams honored with Franke award

Every year, one distinguished federal IT acquisition manager receives the coveted John J. Franke award for career excellence. The award last night went to Jim Williams, who recently retired from the GSA as the Commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service.

Tags: management , Dave Wennergren , DoD , USDA , OMB , Jim Williams , Karen Evans , John Johnson , Sandy Bates , John J. Franke , Jason Miller , Management of Change 2010

Monday - 05/24/2010, 06:55am EDT
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GSA reissues RFQ for cloud computing

This is the second attempt to award infrastructure-as-a-service contracts. GSA increase the security requirements to moderate level and requires all vendors to be certified through FedRAMP program.

Tags: technology , contracting , OMB , cloud computing , infrastructure-as-a-service , storage , virtual machines , Web hosting , Jason Miller

Friday - 05/21/2010, 05:32pm EDT

Climate change and your federal building

We get a peek at current cutting-edge practices in integrated water-energy green buildings practices and the opportunities and challenges of bringing these practices to federal facilities from GSA's John Simpson

Tags: Federal Drive , contracting , technology , John Simpson , Green buildings , OFHPGB , Women’s Council on Energy and the Environment

Friday - 05/21/2010, 09:31am EDT
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GSA opens up possibility of FTS2001 extension

Vendors pessimistic that agencies can transition all services to Networx by June 2011. GSA says it will decide a few months before the contract ends whether to extend the current telecommunications contract.

Tags: technology , contracting , Steve Kempf , Sanjeev Bhagowalia , Ed Towns , Darrell Issa , Jean Weinberg , Vivek Kundra , Interior , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , OMB , Interagency Management Council , Qwest , AT&T , Verizon , Diana Gowen , Don Herring , Susan Zeleniak , Networx , FTS 2001 , telecommunications , Jason Miller

Thursday - 05/20/2010, 09:40pm EDT
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How to mandate procurement transparency

The Federal Drive's Tom Temin and Amy Morris examine whether or not it should be done.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , technology , contracting , Roger Waldron , Mayer Brown LLP , acquisition , transparency , DorobekInsider

Wednesday - 05/19/2010, 03:09pm EDT

How to mandate procurement transparency

An electronic contracting system that will reduce paper shuffling and allow the public to see details about what the government buys may be on the way. We get details from Roger Waldron, a former GSA exec.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , technology , contracting , Roger Waldron , Mayer Brown LLP , acquisition , transparency

Wednesday - 05/19/2010, 10:31am EDT
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Contract Overload, part 3: OFPP ready to set tone for the future of MACs.

Congressional staff members call the current MAC environment "chaos." The administration will decide in a matter of weeks whether NIH should continue to run its CIO-SP3 governmentwide contract. OFPP administrator Gordon says several broad policy decisions must be made to address the challenges around multiple award contracts.

Tags: contracting , Dan Gordon , Molly Wilkinson , Peter Levine , OFPP , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Senate Armed Services Committee , NIH , Scott Amey , Jim Williams , Alan Chvotkin , POGO , Professional Services Council , TechAmerica , multiple award contracting , GWACs , Jason Miller , Contract Overload

Wednesday - 05/19/2010, 06:36am EDT
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What the Office of Governmentwide Policy means to you

During her first interview as head of OGP, Kathleen Turco explains how she plans to serve you.

Tags: management , OGP , Kathleen Turco

Tuesday - 05/18/2010, 05:18pm EDT
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Part 2: Unique needs, high fees propel increases in agencywide contracts

DHS, VA say they need their own multiple award contracts because they want vendors who are familiar with their processes and requirements. Others say agencies want the "glory" of running large procurements and are unhappy with GSA's fees. GSA is trying to address the perception of poor customer service as a way to bring more agencies into the fold.

Tags: contracting , Ed O'Hare , Soraya Correa , Iris Cooper , Martha Johnson , DHS , VA , DoD , Jim Williams , Alan Chvotkin , Professional Services Council , Multiple award contracts , GWACs , Alliant , T4 , EAGLE , Ed O

Tuesday - 05/18/2010, 06:50am EDT
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