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The NDAA, sequestration, and more

Jon Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates, Inc., joins host Roger Waldron for a wide ranging discussion of the issues affecting contractors.
July 2, 2013

Tags: procurement , contracting , sequestration , NDAA , commerical item contracting , Jon Etherton , Etherton and Associates , Off the Shelf , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 08:03pm EDT
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DoD needs to set goals, measure progress for buying services

A new report from the Government Accountability Office shows the Defense Department still lacks end goals and metrics in its service acquisition system. DoD currently is the largest buyer of services in the government.

Tags: DoD , GAO , contracting , Better Buying Power initiative , Cogan Schneier

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 12:26pm EDT

The new rules of marketing and PR

Author David Meerman Scott will talk about the latest edition of his book: "The New Rules of Marketing and PR".
July 1, 2013

Tags: contracting , David Meerman Scott , New Rules for Marketing , social media , Facebook , LinkedIn , Google+ , Newsjacking , marketing , marketing to the government , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 07/01/2013, 10:24pm EDT
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Navy picks HP for long-awaited NGEN contract

Hewlett Packard, the same vendor which has owned and operated the Navy Department's networks for more than a decade will continue a similar role under a new multibillion dollar contract. But the Navy and Marine Corps will take ownership of their IT infrastructure and reserve the right to recompete any or all of it at a future date.

Tags: Navy , technology , NGEN , industry , DoD , Marine Corps , NMCI , Sean Stackley , Victor Gavin , Kevin Nally , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 06:42pm EDT
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Industry fears 'chilling effect' in GSA review of acquisition managers

In a letter to Tom Sharpe, the commissioner of the General Services Administration's Federal Acquisition Service, three industry groups -- the Coalition for Government Procurement, the Professional Services Council and TechAmerica -- wrote that restricting communication between managers and contractors could have a "chilling effect" on managers' role in the Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) program.

Tags: GSA , FAS , industry , Tom Sharpe , multiple-award schedule , CGP , TechAmerica , PSC , Jack Moore

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 05:53pm EDT

Fighter jets for sale, MERS and the economy

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss the overseas market for fighter jets, the risks and opportunities posed by new pandemic threats, and how higher long-term interest rates would affect the economy.
June 27, 2013

Tags: contracting , Fighter Jets , SARS , avian flu , Ben Bernanke , Allen Scott , Nela Richardson , Duncan Amos , Nicholas RisCassi , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 07:46pm EDT
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GSA to decide if cloud broker services work

Mark Day, GSA's director of the Office of Strategic Programs in the Federal Acquisition Service, said the Homeland Security Department and one other large agency have signed up for the short-term pilot.
June 27, 2013

Tags: technology , GSA , Mark Day , cloud computing , cloud broker services , industry , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 08:42pm EDT
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The keys to a successful procurement

Dave Mader, senior vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, talks acquisition and procurement with host Roger Waldron.
June 25, 2013

Tags: contracting , procurement , Dave Mader , Booz Allen Hamilton , acquisition planning , GSA , Federal Acquisition Service , shared services , contract duplication , continuing resolution , sequestration , risk allocation , LPTA , Small business contracting , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 12:12am EDT
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The state of government contracting

Deltek's Kevin Plexico and Scott Lewis of PS Partnerships, will talk about the challenges facing contractors in this tough budget environment.
June 24, 2013

Tags: contracting , DoD , budget battle , sequestration , Subcontracting , government contracting , Kevin Plexico , Deltek , Scott Lewis , PS Partnerships , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center , continuing resolution

Monday - 06/24/2013, 10:54pm EDT
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