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DHS' strategic vision for the future

Homeland Security Department Chief Procurement Officer Nick Nayak will talk about the agency's acquisition goals.
August 21, 2012(Encore presentation September 18, 2012)

Tags: contracting , procurement , Nick Nayak , DHS , Off the Shelf , Roger Waldron

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 10:58pm EDT
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Navy Capt. Mark Vandroff

Capt. Mark Vandroff is the program manager for the DDG-51 program, a class that's been serving in the Navy fleet since the early 1990s.

Tags: Mark Vandroff , Navy Acquisition Excellence Award , Navy , DoD , DDG-51

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 03:40pm EDT
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Ted Jung, Naval Sea Systems Command

The Navy makes heavy use of electromagnetic waves. Whether it's a '60s-era Slick-32 or a high-powered microwave, the Navy relies on its acquisition community to keep its technology costs down.

Tags: Ted Jung , Navy , Naval Sea Systems Command ,

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 03:29pm EDT
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DoD cyber acquisition stategy described as 'too bureaucratic'

Sources say the Defense Department is behind on implementing the new plan and may in fact be exploring other options.

Tags: DoD , DoD Report , cyber acquisition , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Federal Drive ,

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 09:12am EDT

Treasury tackles IT reviews in a new way

Not all agencies are using TechStat for IT projects that are in trouble. In an exclusive report, Federal News Radio finds agencies are seeing unexpected benefits in applying the evaluation tool to programs that are on track. Treasury used TechStat to figure out how best to consolidate three procurement systems.

Tags: technology , management , OMB , Steven VanRoekel , Treasury , Robyn East , Paul Sforza , Linda Jacksta , CBP , DHS , TechStat , Inside TechStat , Jason Miller , exclusive

Thursday - 08/16/2012, 05:16am EDT
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Veneece McNeley, Naval Facilities Engineering Command

One for big business, one for small. That's how one Navy division is handing out its contract dollars, and it's helped them earn a prestigious award — the Secretary's Cup.

Tags: Veneece McNeley , Naval Facilities Engineering Command , Navy , DoD ,

Friday - 08/17/2012, 11:26am EDT
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In Depth interviews - August 16

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , bids , Mike Causey , TechStat

Thursday - 08/16/2012, 08:36pm EDT

The Ryan budget, sequestration, and mobile apps

On this week's Capital Impact show, guests discuss how the Paul Ryan budget plan would affect federal spending, how NASA would be affected by sequestration, and two new mobile apps for this year's Democratic and Republican conventions.
August 16, 2012

Tags: Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact , Allen Scott , Mitt Romney , Paul Ryan , Medicare , health care spending , budget battle , sequestration , Christopher Flavelle , Robert Litan , Kevin Brancato , contracting , Matthew Zisman , NASA , 2012 Democratic convention , 2012 Republican convention , mobile apps

Thursday - 08/16/2012, 06:59pm EDT
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GSA issues IBM a letter of concern for problems with procurement system

The General Services Administration's new System for Award Management (SAM) is not running smoothly one week after it launched. GSA told IBM to fix the system or face possible penalties.

Tags: contracting , IBM , industry , GSA , technology , System for Award Management , Jason Miller

Friday - 08/10/2012, 06:40pm EDT

Sequestration: What it means for the federal market

Beth Farrell and Jim Schweiter from McKenna Long and Aldridge LLP will discuss the impact of sequestration.
August 14, 2012(Encore presentation September 4, 2012)

Tags: contracting , sequestration , Elizabeth Ferrell , Jim Schweiter , McKenna, Long & Aldridge , budget battle , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 08/14/2012, 07:53pm EDT
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