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Navy delays Littoral contract

The Navy has delayed awarding a contract to build 20 Littoral Combat ships.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , Navy , Littoral Combat Ship , Lockheed Martin , Austal USA , procurement

Tuesday - 12/14/2010, 09:40am EST

DISA explains delays for issuing contract requests

DISA's Tony Montemorano explains the delay in the request for proposal for the Global Information Grid.

Tags: Tony Montemarano , DISA , Jared Serbu , Global Information Grid , technology , Dorobek Insider

Monday - 12/13/2010, 04:43pm EST
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U.S. tries to stop Afghan ban on private contractors

U.S. officials are trying to talk the Afghan government out of banning private contractors.

Tags: DoD Update , Afghanistan , David Petraeus , Hamid Karzai , Dorobek Insider , Washington Post

Monday - 12/13/2010, 04:11pm EST

New interagency contracts now require business cases

The FAR Councils issued an interim rule requiring changes to the use of and oversight of interagency contracts. OFPP reports that agencies spent $52 billion on multiple award and GWACs in 2009. The new requirements will help get that spending under better control, the councils say.

Tags: Dan Gordon , OFPP , OMB , FAR Councils , Interagency contracting , Multiple award contracts , GWACs , Jason Miller

Monday - 12/13/2010, 03:20pm EST

Tip to OMB: earlier communication would help IT

Contracting officers have been reluctant to wade into RFPs. Steve Schooner says they should, in fact, be at the very center of discussions right from the start. The professor of federal contracting tells us why.

Tags: Federal Drive , NCMA 2010 , Steve Schooner , OFPP , OMB , technology , IT management reforms

Monday - 12/13/2010, 11:08am EST
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OMB plans to bust IT contracting myths

The Office of Management and Budget said many feds responsible for IT acquisition are so cautious about running afoul of ethics rules that they're passing up what could be productive interactions with the industry. The administration plans to start an awareness campaign to improve communication between agencies and vendors.

Tags: technology , management , OMB , OFPP , ethics , Vivek Kundra , Bob Dix , Dan Gordon , Paul Brub

Friday - 12/10/2010, 07:33pm EST
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ManTech holds BRAC related job fair today

ManTech, a defense contractor, is looking to fill more than 400 jobs, many being moved as a result of BRAC.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , ManTech , job fair , defense contracting , BRAC , Base Realignment and Closure

Friday - 12/10/2010, 09:40am EST
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2010 and Beyond: Sustainable acquisition

Former head of the Coalition of Government Procurement, Larry Allen, discusses the move toward more sustainable government acquisition.

Tags: acquisition , Larry Allen , Coalition for Government Procurement , sustainability , Dorobek Insider , 2010 and Beyond

Thursday - 12/09/2010, 04:26pm EST
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NASA's 'booth babe' spreads the SEWP

At one conference, the Government Contract Management Conference, we learn about plans for a NEW conference from NASA's Joanne Woytek.

Tags: Federal Drive , NCMA 2010 , NCMA , GCMC , NASA , SEWP , acquisition , management , procurement , Joanne Woytek

Thursday - 12/09/2010, 11:01am EST
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