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The top contracting issues in 2014

Jim Phillips, executive vice president of Centre Consulting, will discuss various contracting issues with host Mark Amtower.
March 24, 2014

Tags: contracting , GSA , GSA schedules , National Defense Authorization Act , Small business contracting , set asides , Jim Phillips , Centre Consulting , FSSI , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 03/24/2014, 10:17pm EDT
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Cristina Chaplain, Government Accountability Office

If you ask the Defense Department, its acquisition process for missile defense is a glass half full. The Government Accountability Office says that might be an overly optimistic way of looking at it. Cristina Chaplain, director of acquisition and sourcing management issues at the Government Accountability Office, talks to In Depth with Francis Rose about a new GAO report.

Tags: Cristina Chaplain , GAO , DoD , In Depth

Monday - 03/24/2014, 06:22pm EDT
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Agencies setting off into the next data frontier -- procurement

GSA, NASA and NIH are providing agency customers more insight into what they are buying, how they are buying it and what prices they are paying. OFPP plans to launch the Prices Paid Portal later this year. But others say it's not about the data, but the outcomes agencies are trying to achieve.

Tags: contracting , GSA , Chris Fornecker , Joanne Woytek , NASA , Rob Coen , NIH , Paul Brubaker , DoD , Karen Pica , OMB , Lesley Field , OFPP , Data transparency , Christina Ho , Treasury , USASpending.gov , Acquisition Excellence Conference , ACT-IAC

Friday - 03/21/2014, 04:44am EDT

Joanne Woytek, program manager, NASA SEWP

NASA delays a new governmentwide acquisition contract for IT equipment and software.

Tags: NASA , SEWP , SEWP 4 , SEWP 5 , Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement , Joanne Woytek , technology , Acquisition Excellence Conference

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 09:52am EDT
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Government contract law -- news and trends

Jason Workmaster and Jack Horan, partners at McKenna Long and Aldridge LLP, will talk a look back at the legal year in 2013 and what's ahead for 2014.
March 18, 2014

Tags: contracting , Jack Horan , Jason Workmaster , McKenna, Long and Aldridge , bid protests , Civil False Claims Act , government contracting law , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 08:41pm EDT
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Bill Greenwalt, fellow, American Enterprise Institute

A six-step plan for acquisition reform for the Defense Department.

Tags: Bill Greenwalt , American Enterprise Institute , DoD , In Depth , acquisition reform

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 06:37pm EDT
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U.S. goes high-tech to help oversee Afghan aid work

The main U.S. foreign assistance agency wants to step up use of smartphones, satellite imagery and GPS cameras to oversee tax-funded development projects in Afghanistan that aid workers no longer will be able to observe firsthand as American troops leave the country.

Tags: USAID , development projects , Afghanistan , Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction , GAO , contracting ,

Sunday - 03/16/2014, 11:50pm EDT

Q & A with Dan Gordon

Former OFPP Administrator Dan Gordon joins Mark Amtower for a wide ranging discussion of a variety of procurement issues.
March 17, 2014

Tags: contracting , procurement , Dan Gordon , OFPP , GAO , LPTA , FSSI , GSA schedules , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center , reverse auctions

Monday - 03/17/2014, 06:26pm EDT
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Devon Hewitt, Government Contracts Lawyer, Protorae Law

A former high-flying contractor is now the biggest loser. Can BP climb back from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill?

Tags: Devon Hewitt , BP , contracting , Federal Drive

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 12:09pm EDT
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Who are the winners and losers in the 2015 budget?

Cameron Leuthy, senior budget analyst at Bloomberg Government, will give us his take on the President's 2015 budget request.
March 11, 2014

Tags: budget , 2015 budget , Cameron Leuthy , Bloomberg Government , contracting , DoD budget , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 09:28pm EDT
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