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Are tight budgets straining trust between agencies, industry?

Are federal budget and staffing shortfalls — particularly among the federal government's acquisition workforce — fueling a climate of mistrust between the government and its contractors? Experts told Federal News Radio as part of the special series, Trust Redefined: Reconnecting Government and Its Employees explore the importance of communication in building trust.

Tags: Trust Redefined: Reconnecting Government and its Employees , acquisition , acquisition workforce , industry , Tom Mason , NCMA , Cooley LLP , Jack Moore

Friday - 05/23/2014, 08:30am EDT
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OFPP closing the contracting officer training gap between civilian, DoD

A new memo details about eight major changes to the education and knowledge requirement for civilian agency contracting officers. It calls for more than just training but a deeper knowledge of acquisition roles, responsibilities and how to ensure success.

Tags: Jason Miller , acquisition , acquisition policy , workforce , training , OFPP , NCMA , Lesley Field , Chief Acquisition Officer’s Council , Beth Blazek , Management Concepts ,

Friday - 05/16/2014, 04:19am EDT
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The impact of LPTA

Market Connections CEO Lisa Dezzutti and Michael Fischetti, executive director of the National Contract Manager's Association will discuss some of the big issues affecting contractors including lowest price, technically acceptable (LPTA).
November 25, 2013

Tags: acquisition , contracting , LPTA , Lisa Dezzutti , Market Connections , NCMA , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 11/25/2013, 09:10pm EST
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Agencies delaying more RFPs, industry days as shutdown persists

Govini, a market analysis and research firm, found agencies amended slightly more acquisitions this year as compared to last year -- 2.6 percent compared to 2 percent. But the average delay in 2013 compared to 2012 was 11 days longer -- 15 days compared to four days.

Tags: government shutdown , acquisition , contracting , industry , Trey Hodgkins , TechAmerica , NCMA , Geoff Celhar , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 10:25am EDT

Small businesses carrying weight of shutdown on their payrolls

Many small and large businesses are turning to cash reserves to pay bills, including employee salaries, as the government stops processing invoices. There could be a silver lining for some, as the government may be liable for the cost of a shutdown-related stop work order under specific types of contracts.

Tags: industry , contracting , government shutdown , Kim Hayes , Ambit Group , Mary Beth Romani , Integrity Management Consulting , John Hunnicutt , TRCA , Trey Hodgkins , TechAmerica , NCMA , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 04:16am EDT
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Small business can be big player in health IT

Michael Fischetti, director of Acquisition Management and Support at TRICARE Management Activity, discusses how small business fits into his agency's health IT mission.

Tags: Tricare Management Activity , AFCEA Bethesda , AFCEA Health IT Day 2011 , American Recovery and Reinvestment Act , health IT , Federal Drive , DoD

Wednesday - 11/02/2011, 11:07am EDT
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How the military uses Health IT to care for its own

We get details on how TRICARE is incorporating health IT from Michael Fischetti, Deputy Chief of Acquisitions for the Military Health System

Tags: technology , health IT , AFCEA , TRICARE , Health IT Day

Tuesday - 04/06/2010, 10:08am EDT
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TRICARE is more than healthcare

DOD's Tricare Management Activity is not only one of the world's biggest health care providers. It is also a big acquisition organization. We learn more from TMA's Michael Fischetti.

Tags: FedSMC , Federal Drive , DoD Report , DoD , Defense , acquisition , Tricare Management Activity , TRICARE , procurement

Tuesday - 04/12/2011, 08:40am EDT
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