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Study: the pros shop like you do

When it comes to contract vehicles, being in the SEWP is a good thing.

Tags: Contracting , SEWP , MeriTalk , Nicole Burdette , O'Keeffe & Company , survey

Tuesday - 05/12/2009, 01:18pm EDT

NASA issues first RFP under I3P program

Space agency looking for Web enterprise services. Contract could be worth $70 million, and is set-aside for small businesses. NASA hires Diaz to run consolidation program.

Tags: Technology , Contracting , Deborah Diaz , Linda Cureton , small business , technology services , I3P

Friday - 12/04/2009, 05:45pm EST

Senate confirms Ferriero to be next Archivist

David Ferriero is the new Archivist of the United States.

Tags: management , David Ferriero , Susan Tsui Grundmann , Elizabeth Robinson , Patrick Gallagher , Tara Jeanne O'Toole , Christopher Bond , Harry Reid , NARA , MSPB , DHS , NIST , GSA , Martha Johnson

Friday - 11/06/2009, 06:47pm EST

NASA challenges inventors to 'dig it'

If you're looking for evidence that NASA "digs it", look no further than NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffat Field, California.

Tags: Technology , Ames Research Center , Regolith Excavation Challenge

Friday - 10/16/2009, 04:28pm EDT

NASA's Nebula cloud begins hosting today

NASA CIO Linda Cureton tells FederalNewsRadio that the cloud platform moved quickly out of the pilot stage and into a full productions stage. Cureton also is reviewing the plans for NASA's multi-billion dollar IT support services consolidation contract, called I3P. She says a new schedule could be released as early as next week.

Tags: tech , Contracting , Linda Cureton , OMB , GSA , cloud computing , I3P , Nebula , , insourcing

Friday - 10/16/2009, 11:51am EDT

Daniel Werfel confirmed to be the controller in the Office of Management and Budget

Daniel Werfel will focus on three main areas as controller, getting the government to have a clean audit opinion, reducing improper payments and improving how agencies manage federal property. OMB director Orszag issues a memo asking agencies to meet the 45 day deadline to close their books, or ask for an extension by Nov. 1. Orszag says agencies may need more resources to get clean financial audits because of the Recovery Act.

Tags: management , Daniel Werfel , Peter Orszag , OMB , DoD , DHS , financial management , Controller

Wednesday - 10/14/2009, 03:15pm EDT

HSPD-12: What's Next?

With the new Obama administration, HSPD-12 will gain greater importance as the government prepares for next phase.

Tags: security , Technology , identity management , Access Control , Booz Allen , identity theft , privacy , Identity Data , smart card , Corinne Irwin , NIST

Wednesday - 08/19/2009, 04:21pm EDT

No More Chances

Gary McKinnon has exhausted his last chance to avoid extradition to the U.S. 43, was refused permission to appeal to the Supreme Court, Britain's highest judicial body, as he continued his long battle to avoid being sent to the United States. He was arrested in 2002 after U.S. prosecutors charged him with illegally accessing computers, including systems at the Pentagon and NASA, and causing $700,000 worth of damage. If he is convicted by a U.S. court, McKinnon could face up to 70 years in prison.

Tags: Technology , Pentagon , Gary McKinnon , Supreme Court

Monday - 10/12/2009, 12:01pm EDT

Agencies bolster the ranks of fed contracting pros

More spending to track, and fewer workers to do the work. That's the conundrum facing Federal agencies trying to meet the many demands of federal acquisition. In the second of two reports, FederalNewsRadio's Max Cacas looks at how three of those agencies are trying to cope.

Tags: P&B , Contracting , acquisitions , GSA , Daniel Akaka , George Voinovich , Elaine Duke , DHS , John McNally , John Bashista , DoE , OMB , Max Cacas

Monday - 08/10/2009, 06:49am EDT

White House to outsource NASA work

The White House has decided to begin funding private companies to carry NASA astronauts into space.

Tags: Contracting , outsourcing , Joseph Dyer , Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel

Monday - 01/25/2010, 10:45am EST
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