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Q&A with Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel

Steven VanRoekel, the federal chief information officer, joined Federal News Radio for a free online chat to discuss the White House's latest IT priorities. View an archived version of the discussion.

Tags: Steven VanRoekel , CIO , budget , information technology , online chat , Jason Miller , Smarter IT Delivery Agenda , PortfolioStat , Digital Government Strategy , open data , cloud computing ,

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Sequestration pushes DHS contract spending to lowest level ever

The Homeland Security Department's contract dollars declined for a second year in a row as sequestration set in. The impact of budget cuts is spread unevenly across its components.

Tags: DHS , contracting , industry , David Berteau , Jesse Ellman , Nick Nayak , Jared Serbu , sequestration

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 04:28am EDT
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The 2015 DoD budget: What does it look like?

Robert Levinson, senior defense analyst at Bloomberg Government takes a closer look at the Pentagon's 2015 budget request, and what's in it for contractors.
June 17, 2014

Tags: contracting , Department of Defense , DoD budget , Robert Levinson , Bloomberg Government , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 09:34pm EDT
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DHS procurement head Nick Nayak to step down

Nick Nayak is leaving as the DHS procurement chief in early July after more than three years on the job.

Tags: Nick Nayak , DHS , people , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 04:03pm EDT

Content (marketing) is king!

Joe Pulizzi, founder and executive director of the Content Marketing Institute, will discuss how to use content marketing to generate more business for your company.
June 16, 2014

Tags: contracting , content marketing , Joe Pulizzi , Content Marketing Institute , Small business contracting , Mark Amtower , social media , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 06/16/2014, 09:06pm EDT
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Inside the DoD Reporter's Notebook: Pentagon launches program to recognize its best suppliers

"Inside the DoD's Reporter's Notebook" is a biweekly feature focused on news about the Defense Department and defense community as gathered by Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu. In this edition, DoD kicks off its "superior supplier" program, and DoD asks Congress to stop pushing acquisition reforms.

Tags: DoD , Better Buying Power , Congress , Frank Kendall , Sean Stackley , Terry Halvorsen , David Tillotson , Robert Hale , Michael McCord , Michael Basla , William Bender , Thomas Horlander , Karen Dyson , Jared Serbu

Monday - 06/16/2014, 04:18am EDT
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Cameron Leuthy, Senior Budget Analyst, Bloomberg Government

The Homeland Security Department's approach to purchasing has never been great. Acquisition management programs have been on the Government Accountability Office's high risk list for years. But a bill that passed the House this week takes aim at the management of these faulty acquisition programs. Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) says the bill forces DHS to improve its management. Cameron Leuthy, senior budget analyst for Bloomberg Government, joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss the bill's intended effects.

Tags: Cameron Leuthy , Bloomberg Government , DHS , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 09:52am EDT
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VA planning two RFPs to help fix patient scheduling problems

The first solicitation will address near-term fixes for the current application. The second one will look to commercial technology for a wholesale replacement of the scheduling application. VA says it will build off the contest it ran in 2013 where it awarded $3 million to competitors to develop VISTA-friendly scheduling software.

Tags: technology , contracting , industry , Veterans Affairs , Steph Warren , Chris Miller , DoD , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 03:58am EDT
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GSA taps Lockheed to transform FAS business systems

The General Services Administration has tapped Lockheed Martin to help update the Federal Acquisition Service's (FAS) business systems. The agency announced Monday it awarded Lockheed the Application Maintenance, Enhancement and Operations (CAMEO) task order, which will "streamline a highly integrated IT portfolio."

Tags: GSA , Lockheed Martin , Tom Sharpe , contracting , industry , Federal Acquisition Service , Shefali Kapadia

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 09:28am EDT
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