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What does CapGemini bring to the government market?

CapGemini CEO Doug Lane and Barbara Rosenbaum, vice president of Federal, join host Mark Amtower to talk about the company and its plans to become a bigger presence in the federal market.
October 27, 2014

Tags: acquisition , Capgemini Government Solutions , Doug Lane , Barbara Rosenbaum , federal market , DHS , collaboration , market strategy , big data , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Friday - 10/24/2014, 08:14pm EDT
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Leap Ahead program keeps DHS cyber offerings on cutting edge

The Homeland Security Department has reviewed about 18 new or improved cybersecurity tools or technologies that may be added to the continuous diagnostics and mitigation program (CDM). John Streufert, the director of Federal Network Resilience at National Protection and Programs Directorate in DHS, said CDM is not delayed and on track to deliver results.

Tags: technology , acquisition , cybersecurity , DHS , John Streufert , continuous diagnostics and mitigation , continuous monitoring , Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board , FISMA , critical system resilience , Leap Ahead program , Jason Miller

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 04:55am EDT
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Joe Petrillo, Procurement Attorney, Petrillo & Powell PLLC

Consider this: You're a contracting officer. Your technical representative recommends one contractor out of three who are competing for task orders. You give eight orders to the recommended one, two to another and zero to the third contractor. Now, suppose your representatives were bribed by that first contractor. Yep, it all ended up in court. In this week's legal loop, Procurement Attorney Joe Petrillo joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss the lessons learned.

Tags: Joe Petrillo , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , Legal Loop

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 01:00pm EDT
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An acquisition wish list for Santa

Keith Trippie, a former Senior Executive Service member executive director for the Enterprise System Development Office at DHS, pens an acquisition wish list for Santa.

Tags: acquisition , share-in-savings , FedRAMP , cloud computing , workforce , strategic sourcing , Keith Trippie

Friday - 10/17/2014, 10:15am EDT
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GAO sustains protest of DHS contract to USIS

The Government Accountability Office says the Citizenship and Immigration Services directorate should reevaluate USIS to determine if it's indeed a responsible contractor in light of allegations of defrauding the government and an investigation by the Justice Department on those charges.

Tags: acquisition , bid protest , GAO , Ralph White , DHS , FCI Federal , USIS , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 03:58am EDT

What does real procurement reform look like?

Schooner, Nash & Cibinic professor of Government Procurement Law and co-director of the Government Procurement Law Program at the George Washington University Law School, will discuss procurement reform and other acquisition issues with host Roger Waldron.
October 21, 2014

Tags: acquisition , procurement , Steve Schooner , George Washington University Law School , procurement reform , acquisition workforce , Better Buying Power , Better Buying Power 3.0 , oversight , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 08:57pm EDT
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Government Contracting Myth No. 1: We should never protest

In the first part of a 10-part series on government contracting, expert Tim Sullivan says even if a company has a no-protest policy, it is na´ve to believe that it can completely insulate itself from the protest process.

Tags: acquisition , industry , best practices , Timothy Sullivan , Thompson Coburn , Public Contracting Institute , contracting myths

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 03:52am EDT

GAO sustains protest of DHS contract to USIS

The Government Accountability Office says the Citizenship and Immigration Services directorate should reevaluate USIS to determine if it's indeed a responsible contractor in light of allegations of defrauding the government and an investigation by the Justice Department on those charges.

Tags: acquisition , bid protest , GAO , Ralph White , DHS , FCI Federal , USIS , Jason Miller

Monday - 10/20/2014, 06:16pm EDT

Report: Sequestration slashed DoD contract spending by 16 percent in 2013

Analysis by the Center for Strategic and International Studies shows R&D took the biggest hit, dropping by 21 percent in a single year. But payments to large firms and spending on large contracts got some degree of protection.

Tags: DoD , sequestration , DoD budget , industry , R&D , Center for Strategic and International Studies , David Berteau , Greg Sanders , Jared Serbu

Friday - 10/17/2014, 08:32am EDT
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Communication, transparency key to successful procurements

Like virtually everything in the federal government, the relationship federal agencies and industry organizations is complex. Contracts, buying and selling are just a small piece of the pie. Communication and collaboration are key factors that must exist in the pipeline between the public and private sectors. As part of our special report, the Missing Pieces of Procurement Reform, Federal News Radio hosted a panel with acquisition experts.

Tags: acquisition , Jeff Koses , GSA , Jim Blades , Millennium Challenge Corporation , Missing Pieces of Procurement Reform , Shefali Kapadia , exclusive

Friday - 10/17/2014, 09:49am EDT
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