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Kymm McCabe, President and CEO, ASI Government

Acquisition reforms are under way at agencies across government. But those efforts may be a waste of time unless stakeholders change some basic perceptions of the acquisition community. Kymm McCabe, president and CEO of ASI Government, was Francis Rose's guest on Industry Chatter today as part of our special report: Trust Redefined: Reconnecting Government and Its Employees.

Tags: Kymm McCabe , ASI Government , Industry Chatter , industry , In Depth

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 04:58pm EDT
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Inside the Reporter's Notebook: OMB not a farm team, Strategic sourcing on steroids

In this week's Reporter's Notebook column, Executive Editor Jason Miller ponders Sylvia Burwell's jump from OMB to HHS and GSA's pumped up approach to buying.

Tags: Sylvia Burwell , OMB , HHS , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Tom Sharpe , Federal Acquisition Service , FAA , GSA , Jason Miller

Friday - 04/11/2014, 04:50pm EDT

Cathy Read & Corey Rinder, State Department

The administration's strategic sourcing initiative applies to all agencies, but implementation looks different at every agency. The State Department's acquisition process has a different emphasis and produces different results than other agencies. In Depth with Francis Rose talks to Cathy Read, State's director of acquisitions management. Also, Corey Rinder, procurement executive at State, explains some of the differences and similarities between how State does acquisition and how your agency may do it.

Tags: Cathy Read , Corey Rinder , State Department , In Depth

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 05:36pm EDT
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Federal Drive Interviews -- Nov. 8, 2012

Roy Smith of the Interactive Technology Group talks about his career in procurement. Anthony Vegliante of the USPS says no more buyouts. Kevin Concannon of the USDA discusses support for hurricane victims. IBM's Dan Chenok reviews the challenges President Obama may face in his second term.

Tags: Roy Smith , Interactive Technology Group , Anthony Vegliante , USPS , Agency of the Month , Kevin Concannon , USDA , Hurricane Sandy , Dan Chenok , Center for Business of Government , IBM Center for the Business of Government , Federal Drive

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 10:49am EST

In Depth interviews - July 31

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 , Tom Shoop , Al Burman , Barry Pavel , GAO , Labor Department , sequestration , defense contractors , management

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 03:28pm EDT

Lockheed machinists OK new labor deal, end strike

Lockheed Martin machinists ended their 10-week strike Thursday, approving a new labor deal that includes a $2,000 bonus and annual pay increases starting at 3 percent the first year.

Tags: Lockheed Martin , Labor , management , industry , contracting , Federal Drive , DoD , DoD Report

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 03:58pm EDT

Health care tops Hill punchlist, lawmakers tell AGA

Two veteran lawmakers forecast the year ahead on Capitol Hill.

Tags: contract , Congress , Jim Moran , Tom Davis , Virginia , Deloitte , health care , retirement , economic stimulus

Friday - 02/20/2009, 07:32am EST
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Strengthening the federal acquisition workforce

Because of the retirement of baby-boomers, the federal government faces the imminent departure of large numbers of senior staffers over the next 10-15 years. A Senate subcommittee is focusing on how that will influence hiring the next generation of federal contract and acquisition workers.

Tags: P&B , contracting , federal hiring , GSA , Daniel Akaka , George Voinovich , David Drabkin , Jeffrey Zeints , OMB , OFPP , Martha Johnson

Friday - 08/07/2009, 06:52am EDT
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Agencies bolster the ranks of fed contracting pros

More spending to track, and fewer workers to do the work. That's the conundrum facing Federal agencies trying to meet the many demands of federal acquisition. In the second of two reports, FederalNewsRadio's Max Cacas looks at how three of those agencies are trying to cope.

Tags: P&B , contracting , GSA , Daniel Akaka , George Voinovich , Elaine Duke , DHS , John McNally , NASA , John Bashista , DoE , OMB , Max Cacas

Monday - 08/10/2009, 06:49am EDT
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