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Defense Department officials explain Quadrennial Defense Review

Every four years, the Department of Defense takes a look at where we are and where we're going. The result is the Quadrennial Defense Review.

Tags: management , Quadrennial Defense Review , Defense , DoD , pentagon , Michele Flournoy , Congress

Tuesday - 02/09/2010, 08:31pm EST

New security developments making US-China relationship more complex

The expanding Chinese military budget is causing some concern at agencies and on the Hill.

Tags: management , cybersecurity , Defense , DoD , homeland security , defense department , State Department

Thursday - 01/14/2010, 05:47pm EST
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DoD tells Congress greening doesn't affect goals

Pentagon officials try to ease lawmakers' fears about whether renewable energy projects are affecting military functions. DoD has set up a task force to look at this issue, and wants to use advanced technology to help plan for projects.

Tags: mngt , Dorothy Robyn , Jerry Hansen , Debra Tune , Solomon Ortiz , Randy Forbes , DoD , Navy , Army , Air Force , Green government , energy efficiency , Military readiness

Thursday - 02/25/2010, 07:10am EST
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Joint review holds future for NSPS

DoD, OPM to make recommendations this summer

Tags: P&B , Brad Bunn , Brenda Farrell , Darryl Perkinson , Rep. Solomon Ortiz , Rep. Randy Forbes , DoD , Navy , GAO , SSA , IRS , OPM , Federal Managers Association , NSPS , pay-for-performance , GS system

Thursday - 04/02/2009, 07:23am EDT
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The end for NSPS?

DoD authorization bill calls for all converted employees to return to GS system. Legislation also would suspend A-76 for three years.

Tags: Pay & Benefits , contracting , Rep. Ike Skelton , Rep. Jim Langevin , Rep. Susan Davis , Rep. Carol Shea-Porter , Robert Gates , DoD , NSPS , pay for performance , A-76 , Public-private competitions , Acquisition reform , pay raise , General Schedule system

Wednesday - 06/17/2009, 03:48pm EDT

Defense acquisition on road to recovery?

DoD addressing long-standing shortcomings, including hiring 20,000 acquisition workers over the next five years. Reforms of the 1990s big reason for procurement problems, deputy secretary says.

Tags: mngt , contracting , William Lynn , Shay Assad , Rep. Michael Conaway , Rep. John McHugh , DoD , acquisition workforce , outsourcing

Thursday - 05/07/2009, 07:24am EDT
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DoD's cyber command would be next step in evolution

Experts say command would better organize military capabilities

Tags: technology , Robert Gates , DoD , DISA , STRATCOM , NSA , DHS , USAF , Air Force , Henry Raduege , John Gilligan , Deloitte Touché , cybersecurity , Cyber review

Friday - 04/24/2009, 07:08am EDT
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Problems with business systems could cost vendors

DoD proposes new rule to withhold payment on contracts if auditors find deficiencies in accounting, estimating, earned value management and other business systems. Recent hearing found 69 of top 100 Pentagon contractors have at least one flawed system.

Tags: contracting , DoD , DCAA , Wartime Contracting Commission , Contractor business systems , Federal Register

Friday - 01/15/2010, 03:14pm EST

Defense on the SPOT defending contractors

DoD, State and USAID have a new understanding about how to use the Synchronized Predeployment and Operational Tracker (SPOT) as their system for tracking required information

Tags: contracting , Vic Snyder , Defense , DoD , SPOT , Congressional Spotlight

Wednesday - 03/24/2010, 11:05am EDT
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