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Congress mulls expansion of VA's system to verify veteran-owned firms

The Veterans Affairs Department's process for verifying eligibility in the service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses program could become standard procedure for all agencies. VA is the only department that checks to make sure contractors are eligible.

Tags: contracting , Ruben Gomez , Service-disabled veteran owned small business , SBA , GAO , House , House Oversight and Government Reform Commitee

Friday - 02/10/2012, 07:56pm EST
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What's top of mind for contracting community?

Steve Charles, the co-founder and executive vice president of technology contractor ImmixGroup, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the issues contractors are facing.

Tags: Steve Charles , ImmixGroup , contracting , industry , In Depth , Francis Rose

Friday - 02/10/2012, 06:05pm EST
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Oracle to pay $1.9B for Taleo, extends SAP rivalry

Oracle Corp. is escalating its rivalry with German business-software maker SAP AG with a $1.9 billion purchase of Taleo Corp., a company that helps businesses hire and manage their employees.

Tags: Oracle , Taleo , SAP , industry , technology , cloud computing

Thursday - 02/09/2012, 04:08pm EST

Red Hat's Gunnar Hellekson on virtualization and the subscription model

Gunnar Hellekson, the chief technolgoy strategist for Red Hat's U.S. public sector group, joined Industry Chatter with Francis Rose to discuss virtualization and the subscription model for agency IT.

Tags: industry , Industry Chatter , technology , IT , cloud computing , Gunnar Hellekson , Red Hat , In Depth , Francis Rose

Thursday - 02/09/2012, 05:40pm EST
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DoD fortifying cyber buying strategy

Frank Kendall, DoD's acting acquisition chief, said the first version fell flat due to "interest groups" weakening it. He said Congress required the strategy to detail how the military will buy offensive and defensive cyber capabilities. It's part of a broader effort to fix the Pentagon's acquisition process.

Tags: DoD , acquisition workforce , acquisition policy , industry , Better Buying Power initiative , performance management , Alan Chvotkin , Professional Services Council , cybersecurity , CSIS , Jason Miller , Frank Kendall

Tuesday - 02/07/2012, 07:28am EST

DoD testing plant DNA to fight counterfeit parts

The Defense Logistics Agency has completed a pilot program with industry on using botanical molecules in the supply authentication process.

Tags: Janice Meraglia , Applied DNA Sciences , Chris Metz , DLA , DoD , contracting , counterfeits , Federal Drive

Thursday - 02/09/2012, 11:48am EST
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House Small Biz Committee introduces more contracting reform legislation

Lawmakers on the House Small Business Committee introduced three bipartisan bills Wednesday aimed at contracting reform.

Tags: SBA , contracting , Joe Walsh , Gerry Connolly , Jaime Herrera Beutler , Kurt Schrader , Bobby Schilling , Judy Chu , Sam Graves , Mick Mulvaney , House Small Business Committee , transparency

Wednesday - 02/08/2012, 03:17pm EST

House panel aims to discern challenges for defense industry

The House Armed Services Committee has held a series of hearings in recent months taking the temperature of industry and defense experts on the relationship between contractors and the Defense Department. Allan Burman, a former administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy and now the president of Jefferson Consulting, testified before the panel. He joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss his testimony.

Tags: House , DoD , House Armed Services Committee , industry , acquisition workforce

Wednesday - 02/08/2012, 09:21pm EST
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Air Force suspends Booz Allen's San Antonio office

The Air Force has suspended Booz Allen Hamilton's San Antonio, Texas, office and recommended it for debarment, according to information posted on the Excluded Parties List System.

Tags: Booz Allen Hamilton , Air Force , contracting , suspension and debarment , Excluded Parties List System

Tuesday - 02/07/2012, 08:39pm EST

Does cloud contracting have a FUD problem?

Steve Kelman the professor of public management at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and a former administrator at the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss how federal managers can ally their anxieties about cloud computing procurement.

Tags: cloud computing , technology , contracting , In Depth , Francis Rose , Steve Kelman

Tuesday - 02/07/2012, 10:11pm EST
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