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Obama offers few insights for feds in State of the Union

President Barack Obama did not address federal IT and procurement reforms during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, but he did call for a review of all federal training programs. He also reiterated the need to speed up federal permitting and the continued reduction of the backlog of claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Tags: Barack Obama , State of the Union , management , acquisition , Jason Miller , Congress , job training , minimum wage , permitting

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 10:50pm EST

Smart building technologies and energy efficiency

Barbara Humpton, senior vice president of Business Development for Siemens Government Technologies, will discuss where the federal market is headed and other issues.
January 28, 2014

Tags: acquisition , federal market , Barbara Humpton , Siemens Government Technologies , smart building technology , renewable energy , infrastructure development , healthcare technology , automation , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 10:14pm EST

OPM undecided whether to suspend, debar USIS after DoJ complaint

OPM Director Katherine Archuleta called Justice's case an "egregious violation of the public trust." OPM has taken steps to reform and improve the oversight of the security clearance system to prevent future "dumping" of cases.

Tags: management , workforce , security clearances , OPM , Katherine Archuleta , Justice Department , USIS , industry , Dan Gordon , George Washington University , Jason Miller

Monday - 01/27/2014, 12:33pm EST

Congress made the cuts, not the President

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts discuss cuts made by Congress to the defense budget, and the winners and losers in this budget battle.
January 23, 2014

Tags: acquisition , DoD , DoD budget , Congress , military acquisition programs , defense contracting , Budget Control Act , Allen Scott , Kevin Brancato , Robert Levinson , Capital Impact , Bloomberg Government

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 05:25pm EST

How to implement complex government programs

Peter Andrejev, principal in Booz Allen Hamilton's Strategic Innovations Group, discusses acquisition management and the implementation of complex systems.
January 21, 2014

Tags: acquisition , Acquisition management , system implementation , communication management , Peter Andrejev , Booz Allen Hamilton , Strategic Innovations Group , strategic innovation , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf , Coalition for Government Procurement

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 08:37pm EST

What's ahead for small contractors?

Business development expert Bob Davis will discuss the marketing obstacles that many small to mid-size contractors face.
January 20, 2014 (Encore presentation January 27, 2014 & February 3, 2014)

Tags: acquisition , Bob Davis , CRGT Inc , Small business contracting , brand management , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 01/20/2014, 04:41pm EST

Jordan exits OFPP knowing progress toward buying smarter is real

Joe Jordan, the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, is leaving the administration Friday after working five years in assorted senior contracting manager positions. He said agencies are using strategic sourcing, reducing spending and receiving more competition.

Tags: acquisition , Joe Jordan , OFPP , FedBid , acquisition workforce , strategic sourcing , Jason Miller , exclusive

Friday - 01/17/2014, 03:54am EST

GSA kicks off Alliant V2 planning

GSA launches a new social media site to gather industry and agency feedback on how to improve one of the most successful GWACs ever.

Tags: GSA , Alliant Small Business , industry , Jason Miller , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Alliant

Friday - 01/17/2014, 01:50pm EST

The economy and cybersecurity

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss democrat and republican plans to spur job growth, and why some companies are lagging behind in implementing the cybersecurity framework.
January 16, 2014

Tags: acquisition , job growth , Nela Richardson , NIST , cybersecurity framework , Sanford Reback , Allen Scott , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 04:37pm EST
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