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SARA not the be-all and end-all for acquisition reform

Tom Davis, director of government relations at Deloitte and former chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said acquisition offices haven't improved much since Congress passed SARA in 2003.

Tags: Tom Davis , Deloitte , Marcia Madsen , Mayer Brown , acquisition , Acquisition Advisory Panel , SARA Panel , Missing Pieces of Procurement Reform , Jory Heckman , Michael OConnell , acquisition reform

Monday - 10/13/2014, 11:58am EDT
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Multiple roles more help than hindrance, say agency CAOs

The Government Accountability Office looked at how agencies were complying with the Services Acquisitions Reform Act of 2003. It discovered that while many chief acquisition officers had assumed duties far beyond what the act intended, that might not be such a bad thing.

Tags: GAO , Bill Woods , CAO , acquisition , OFPP , Chief Acquisition Officer , management , In Depth , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 12:55pm EDT
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Effects of the SARA Panel Recommendations

Roger Waldron
Counsel
Mayer Brown LLP
November 18th, 2008

Tags: contracting , Roger Waldron , Mayer Brown , Larry Allen ,

Tuesday - 11/18/2008, 11:58am EST

Proposal would constrict use of certain contract types

The FAR Council issues a proposed rule to require agencies to justify the use of time-and-materials and labor hours contracts for commercial services. GAO found that agencies didn't understand the rules for buying certain types of services.

Tags: contracting , FAR Council , GAO , time-and-materials contracting , labor hours contracts , Jason Miller

Monday - 09/27/2010, 02:58pm EDT