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2014: A year in review

Carolyn Alston and Bill Gormley with the Coalition for Government Procurement, look back at what happened in government wide contracting in 2014, and what's ahead in the new year.
January 27, 2015

Tags: contracting , GSA , Carolyn Alston , Coalition for Government Procurement , Bill Gormley , Gormley Group , government contracting , strategic sourcing , Category management , GSA schedules , Dan Tangherlini

Tuesday - 01/27/2015, 05:31pm EST
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Cooperative purchasing agreements: How can they benefit you?

Consultant Harold Good and immixGrop co-founder and Senior Vice President Steve Charles give us their take on cooperative purchasing agreements.
January 26, 2015

Tags: Harold Good , Steve Charles , immixGroup , WSCA , NASPO , NIGP , US Communities , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 01/26/2015, 08:15pm EST
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

Innovation and smart risk-taking remain foreign to too many federal acquisition professionals. But with the recent mini-hiring wave of contracting officers and the retirement of others, experts say now is the time to institute what they say is a much-needed culture change. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller tells In Depth with Francis Rose why some believe the White House needs to lead this transformation. Read Jason's related article.

Tags: Jason Miller , In Depth , retirement , hiring

Friday - 01/23/2015, 04:23pm EST
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New House Armed Services Committee chair vows DoD reform agenda, starting with acquisition

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), incoming chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, says defense acquisition reform is an essential element of his agenda. But the approach will be slow and steady.

Tags: DoD , Congress , Mac Thornberry , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 03:48am EST
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The Asia-Pacific Defense Outlook for 2015

Dr. Jack Midgely, director with Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting in Tokyo, discusses defense priorities and security challenges in the Asia-Pacific region.
January 20, 2015

Tags: contracting , DoD , defense spending , defense acquisition , security vulnerabilities , Asian Pacific , Jack Midgley , Deloitte , Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 01/20/2015, 05:14pm EST
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Contracting Commandment #3: Start from the bottom up when dealing with a problem

If you've got a problem or concern when dealing with a government agency on a contract, acquisition expert Tim Sullivan says it's best to start from the ground up to fix the issue. In his latest commentary, he says going over someone's head could hurt your company in the long run.

Tags: Tim Sullivan , 10 Commandments for Government Contractors , contracting , acquisition workforce

Tuesday - 01/20/2015, 04:00am EST

Marketing tips for your small business

Business development expert and consultant Bob Davis joins host Mark Amtower to discuss how marketing has changed over the years and what that means for your company.
January 19, 2015

Tags: business development , Small business contracting , business marketing , social media , website design , Bob Davis , Capture Management , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 01/19/2015, 07:55pm EST
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FITARA implementation begins

The Chief Information Officer's Council held a meeting last week to discuss the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act and ensure there is consistent implementation across the government.

Tags: technology , OMB , Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act , CIO Council , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller

Monday - 01/19/2015, 02:33pm EST

August Cole, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

New acquisition initiatives are out from the Air Force. The search for innovation in acquisition takes many IT leaders in government to Silicon Valley. August Cole is Director of the Art of Future War program in the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council. He's also a writer-in-residence at Avascent. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said the defense industrial base should engage Silicon Valley.

Tags: August Cole , Atlantic Council , Air Force , In Depth

Friday - 01/16/2015, 04:38pm EST
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An update on The National Industries for the Blind

Kevin Lynch, president and chief executive officer of the National Industries for the Blind will give us an update on the organization and its current strategic challenges and market opportunities.
January 13, 2015

Tags: National Industries for the Blind , Kevin Lynch , GSA , DoD , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf , Coalition for Government Procurement

Tuesday - 01/13/2015, 06:57pm EST
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