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Lt. Gen. Michael E. Williamson, U.S. Army

Sometimes you have a plan but contingencies come up and force you to change. That's the situation the Army finds itself in. The service is taking a close look at how budget constraints and blossoming global conflicts are forcing it to adjust. Army Lt. Gen. Michael Williamson is military deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology and director of Acquisition Career Management. He spoke with Emily Kopp at the Association of the U.S. Army Expo.

Tags: Emily Kopp , Michael E. Williamson , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , Army , AUSA ,

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 01:11pm EDT
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On DoD: Harry Hallock, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Procurement

Harry Hallock, the deputy assistant secretary of the Army for procurement, is Jared Serbu's guest for the full hour in this edition of On DoD.

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Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 03:44pm EDT
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Glenn Haggstrom, Chief Acquisition Officer, Veterans Affairs Department

With a budget in place for the rest of the fiscal year and a topline in place that makes most people think 2015 will be a lot like 2014, agencies are getting back to long-term planning and priority setting. One of the areas the Department of Veterans Affairs is setting its priorities for...is acquisition. Glenn Haggstrom, VA's principal executive director of the Office of Acquisition, Logistics and Construction and acting chief acquisition officer for the Department of Veterans Affairs, told In Depth with Francis Rose one of his major acquisition priorities for 2014 has actually been around for a while.

Tags: Glenn Haggstrom , Veterans Affairs , In Depth

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 04:54pm EDT
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Bid protests increase in 2012, nearing 15-year high

The number of bid protests filed in fiscal 2012 ticked up 5 percent from last year to 2,475 cases - more than any year since 1995, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.

Tags: contracting , GAO , bid protests , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 07:32pm EST

Budget pressures lead to missed contracting deadlines for CBP

The agency has chosen to let some acquisition schedules slip, as a solution to constrained budgets. By doing so, CBP increases the likelihood of successful acquisition projects, said an agency executive.

Tags: budget , CBP , DHS , Mark Borkowski , Nick Nayak , contracting , Ruben Gomez

Monday - 09/24/2012, 05:27pm EDT

OMB's Zients hints at making strategic sourcing mandatory

The President's Management Advisory Board wants agencies to focus on reducing improper payments and making strategic sourcing mandatory.

Tags: PMAB , budget , improper payments , strategic sourcing , contracting , Greg Brown , Gail McGovern , Jeff Zients , Rick Vogel , Ruben Gomez , Federal Drive

Monday - 09/10/2012, 05:17am EDT
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