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DCMA innovates IT through new virtual lab

Jacob Haynes, the chief information officer at the Defense Contract Management Agency, said the new innovation lab helps the agency use a disciplined approach to testing technology before making a major investment.

Tags: Technology , Jacob Haynes , Defense Contract Management Agency , Mobile computing , Financial management , Better Buying Power , innovation , Ask the CIO ,

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 02:39pm EDT

DHS's Unity of Effort seeds the roots of change

The Homeland Security Department marked the one-year anniversary of its initiative to create a more cohesive agency by launching a new acquisition innovations program.

Tags: management , DHS , Jeh Johnson , Christian Marrone , Unity of Effort , Joint requirements council , Acquisition , Congress , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , Tom Carper , Claire McCaskill ,

Thursday - 04/30/2015, 03:46am EDT

GSA to push vendors for more data on schedule price variances

The Federal Acquisition Service is launching the Competitive Pricing initiative. GSA is sending letters to vendors to figure out why there are price differences among the same or similar products and services.

Tags: Acquisition , contracting , Industry , GSA , Kevin Youel Page , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement , Category management , Federal Supply Schedules , Prices paid data ,

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 03:57am EDT

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The General Services Administration's Federal Acquisition Service is trying to move into the world of data analytics. Its goal is to make better management decisions. The analytics drive part of a four-pronged effort to stay relevant to vendors and customer agencies alike. Federal News Radio's executive editor Jason Miller joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more details on FAS' efforts to transform itself.

Tags: GSA , Federal Acquisition Service , Acquisition , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Wednesday - 04/29/2015, 10:03am EDT

Intelligence community CIO retiring

Al Tarasiuk, the chief information officer of the intelligence community, is retiring today after more than 28 years in government.

Tags: Al Tarasiuk , Technology , Intelligence Community , ODNI , James Clapper , ICITE , Shared services ,

Tuesday - 04/28/2015, 05:14pm EDT

OMB set to release draft FITARA guidance this week

The Office of Management and Budget issued a notice in the Federal Register saying it plans to issue draft guidance to implement the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITAR) for public comment in the coming few days.

Tags: Technology , OMB , Tony Scott , FITARA , Federal Register ,

Tuesday - 04/28/2015, 05:13am EDT

Presidential Rank awardees 'demonstrate the value of public service'

The annual event returns after being halted by budget challenges in 2013. The awards recognize 24 Senior Executive Service members with the Distinguished Rank honor and 89 with the Meritorious Rank honor for their contributions in 2014.

Tags: management , Senior Executive Service , Senior Executives Association , NASA , Charles Bolden , Carol Bonosaro , Presidential Rank Awards , workforce ,

Friday - 04/24/2015, 11:21am EDT

Steps to the New IP

Tags: Brocade , The New IP , Anthony Robbins , Phil OReilly

Monday - 04/20/2015, 03:52pm EDT

The Benefits of the New IP

Tags: Brocade , The New IP , Anthony Robbins

Monday - 04/20/2015, 02:51pm EDT
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