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Majority of agencies meeting sustainable acquisition goals, OFPP says

A new report to Congress shows 17 of the 24 largest agencies bought sustainable products at least 95 percent of the time.

Tags: Acquisition , OFPP , Anne Rung , GreenGov , management , Industry , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 04/21/2015, 02:21pm EDT

Cyber award to Booz Allen begins CDM's value-chain evolution

DHS and OMB says the continuous diagnostics and mitigation program will begin to show 'intrinsic value' to the government as more and more agencies benefit from the cyber tools and services. GSA's $39 million award to Booz Allen is the second of six awards for tools and services under the program.

Tags: Technology , Cybersecurity , contracting , DHS , OMB , Grant Schneider , Mark Kneidinger , continuous diagnostics and mitigation program , Booz Allen Hamilton , Symantec Government Symposium , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/16/2015, 04:22am EDT
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Jeffrey Koses, Senior Procurement Executive, GSA

Like the little engine that could, the General Services Administration never seems to stop the process of examining the rules, regulations and policies surrounding its many acquisition efforts. It's been busy on software procurement and several other issues. Jeff Koses, the senior procurement executive at the Office of Government-wide Policy at GSA, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain what's cookin', and how it affects government buyers and contractors.

Tags: Jeffrey Koses , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , procurement , Acquisition

Monday - 04/20/2015, 09:57am EDT
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Mike Kruger, Director of Digital Engagement, Commerce Department

The General Services Administration's 18F and the U.S. Digital Service based at the Office of Management and Budget, are two of the first examples of the digital services teams agencies have to deploy by administration order. But digital services won't work the same, or do the same thing, at every agency. Mike Kruger is director of digital engagement at the Commerce Department. On with Francis Rose, he explained a couple things digital services are not.

Tags: Mike Kruger , 18F , Commerce , OMB , U.S. Digital Service , In Depth

Friday - 04/17/2015, 04:05pm EDT
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Hackathon generates Section 508 resources, playbook for agencies to use

Office of Science and Technology Policy and the General Services Administration's 18F lab take part in hackathon focused on developing solutions for digital accessibility problems.

Tags: hackathon , 18F , OSTP , accessibility , Accessibility standards , Technology , Section 508 , Michael OConnell

Friday - 04/17/2015, 05:08pm EDT

Change management across the Federal Acquisition Service

Kevin Youel Page, deputy commissioner for the Federal Acquisition Service, joins host Roger Waldron, to discuss the impacts of category management, and the future of the Common Acquisition Platform.
April 14, 2015

Tags: Acquisition , contracting , Kevin Youel Page , Federal Acquisition Service , Category management , change management , Multiple Award Schedule , Common Acquisition Platform , modernization , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement

Tuesday - 04/14/2015, 05:46pm EDT
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Acquisition leaders on the move at VA, GSA

As much attention as the Veterans Affairs senior executive responsible for oversight of the debacle in Boulder, Colorado of the construction of a new hospital left, his replacement got strikingly little fanfare.

Tags: people , Technology , Acquisition , VA , Greg Giddens , Larry Gross , Interior , USDA , Jim Gwinn , Greg Hammond , Tom Sharpe , Tim Horne , Amanda Fredriksen , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller

Monday - 04/13/2015, 04:53am EDT

Tiffany Hixson, GSA's Federal Acquisition Service

The General Services Administration's schedules contracts program is undergoing a transformation. The first of many changes will happen over the next six months. GSA is launching its first consolidated schedule. It's working closely now with vendors who provide professional services. Tiffany Hixson is GSA's Federal Acquisition Service's professional services category executive. She told Federal News Radio executive editor Jason Miller, the FAS is trying to do a better job meeting the needs of its agency customers.

Tags: Tiffany Hixon , schedules contracts , Jason Miller , Federal Drive

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 10:38am EDT
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GSA's schedule contract consolidation kicks major overhaul effort into gear

The General Services Administration plans to substantially complete the merger of eight professional schedule contracts into one by November. Tiffany Hixson, GSA's Federal Acquisition Service's professional services category executive, said 440 professional services contractors owning more than 4,400 total schedules need to migrate to the new construct.

Tags: exclusive , Acquisition , contracting , Industry , Tiffany Hixson , Kathy Jocoy , Professional services , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement , Other direct costs , Unpriced schedule , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/09/2015, 04:03am EDT
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