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GSA spearheads effort to green the supply chain

The General Services Administration is working to conform to a Presidential order mandating that companies who sell goods and services to the Federal government reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Ten months after that order was issued, GSA now has a green light from the White House to proceed with a voluntary, phased-in, incentive-driven program to get companies who sell to GSA to report their greenhouse gas footprint. And one industry trade group weighs in on the recommendations.

Tags: management , GSA , White House , Executive Order 13514 , Steve Leeds , sustainability , PSC , Alan Chvotkin , Max Cacas

Tuesday - 07/20/2010, 06:55am EDT
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Is the Intelligence Community too big?

Author Shane Harris brings us analysis.

Tags: technology , Washington Post , Shane Harris , IC , Sentinel , FBI

Monday - 07/19/2010, 03:56pm EDT
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Challenges for the Office of Federal Procurement Policy

Al Burman, president of Jefferson Consulting, talks with host Larry Allen this week.
July 20, 2010

Tags: Off the Shelf , Larry Allen , Al Burman , Jefferson Consulting

Monday - 07/19/2010, 03:46pm EDT
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FBI shuts down Sentinel, again

The FBI has again paused work on the deployment of a multi-million dollar case-management system called Sentinel. Washingtonian.com is reporting that the bureau has extended a partial stop-work order that was first issued in March.

Tags: technology , FBI , Sentinel , Lockheed Martin , Suzanne Kubota

Monday - 07/19/2010, 11:25am EDT

FTA feds put transit improvements on the rails

Dozens of communities nationwide will soon enjoy major transit improvements, including new streetcars, buses, and transit facilities. Federal Transit Administration head Peter Rogoff gives us the details.

Tags: Federal Drive , acquisition , Federal Transit Administration , DoT , livibility , Peter Rogoff

Friday - 07/16/2010, 11:19am EDT
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OFPP: Hiring needed ahead of 'tsunami of buying'

Agency leaders say a commitment hiring and training contract oversight personnel is an important step towards balancing the federal budget and increasing efficiency. They highlight several creative cost-cutting measures being undertaken government-wide.

Tags: DoD , OMB , Dan Gordon , Shay Assad , Barack Obama , Robert Gates , Senate , Defense , management , Rachel Stevens

Friday - 07/16/2010, 07:17am EDT

State to turn to contractors when DoD goes

If outsourcing is the answer, what should be the question? We hear from Commissioner Grant Green of the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Tags: Federal Drive , Commission on Wartime Contracting , Defense , State , DoD , Grant Green

Thursday - 07/15/2010, 10:31am EDT
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President surprises high level cyber meeting

Cybersecurity Awareness Challenge winners announced, Northrop takes home the Hoyt Vandenberg Award

Tags: Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , Alan Paller , SANS Institute , Northrop Grumman , CyberPatriot , technology

Thursday - 07/15/2010, 09:42am EDT
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