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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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Technical, data issues continue to plague vendor performance databases

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) tries to get to the bottom of why, after a decade, contracting officers still do not have quality information on how contractors perform. GSA said it has a plan to integrate 10 databases by 2018 through a series of incremental improvements.

Tags: acquisition policy , industry , technology , OFPP , GSA , Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee , Claire McCaskill , Rob Burton , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 04:33am EDT

All things social

Hewlett Packard social media guru Christina Morrison will discuss how to create a social media strategy for your agency or business.
March 10, 2014

Tags: contracting , social media , Facebook , LinkedIn , Business to Government , Christina Morrison , Hewlett Packard , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 03/10/2014, 10:51pm EDT
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An update on GSA's Integrated Technology Service

Mary Davie, assistant commissioner for GSA's Integrated Technology Service and Mark Day, ITS assistant deputy commissioner, will talk about the agency's priorities for this year.
March 4, 2014

Tags: technology , innovation , GSA , Integrated Technology Service , Mary Davie , Mark Day , NS2020 , GSA schedules , strategic sourcing , cloud computing , SmartBUY , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 10:04pm EST
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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 3, 2014

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

Monday - 03/03/2014, 10:17pm EST
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Homeland Security awards contract for border towers

The Homeland Security Department has awarded a $145 million contract for a series of border security towers to be built along the Mexican border in Arizona.

Tags: contracting , DHS , Customs and Border Protection , EFW Inc.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 07:30pm EST

Will there be acquisition reform in 2014?

Jon Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates, Inc., will discuss whether Congress will pass acquisition reform this year.
February 25, 2014

Tags: acquisition reform , Jon Etherton , Etherton and Associates , Section 800 report , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 09:28pm EST
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The BGOV Defense Summit: The New Pentagon Reality

On this week's Capital Impact show, Admiral James Winnefeld, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discusses Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's inaugural budget with Bloomberg Television's Peter Cook.
February 27, 2014

Tags: DoD budget , Defense Secretary , Chuck Hagel , Allen Scott , Peter Cook , Admiral James Winnefeld , Joint Chiefs of Staff , procurement , contracting , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 04:56pm EST
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How an 'IT Box' is making it easier for DoD to do business

The Pentagon is implementing most of the recommendations it made in 2010's Section 804 report to Congress. Katrina McFarland, DoD's assistant secretary for acquisition, said initial results of the change are promising. But an upcoming GAO report is expected to show DoD has a long way to go to move toward an agile, incremental approach to IT systems development.

Tags: technology , DoD , Katrina McFarland , GAO , David Powner , 5000 guidance , section 804 report , Senate Armed Service Committee , IT Dashboard , Teri Takai , Kevin Scheid , Jason Miller

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 04:07am EST
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Military looks to suppress appetite for service contracts

The three military department's top acquisition officials say they are each undergoing examinations of their contract spending on services. The goal is to ensure that the current, highly-decentralized service contracting process is serving valid military missions.

Tags: DoD , contracting , lowest price technically acceptable , service contracting , Heidi Shyu , Elliott Branch , Charles Davis , Jared Serbu , Bloomberg Government

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 04:32am EST
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