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Mail mix-up won't affect Air Force contract selection

The Air Force will move forward to finding a contractor for its refueling tanker, despite a mail mix-up between rival contractors.

Tags: DoD Report , Air Force , EADS , Boeing , refueling tanker , Dorobek Insider

Tuesday - 11/23/2010, 05:04pm EST

DHS hires CACI to integrate back-office systems

The Arlington, Va., firm will merge financial, acquisition and asset management systems. The contract is worth $450 million over 10 years. FEMA is expected to be the first DHS component to receive TASC.

Tags: industry , technology , DHS , CACI , financial management , TASC , system integration , Jason Miller

Monday - 11/22/2010, 02:46pm EST

Small business participation in the federal market

Bob Tompkins, Partner, Patton Boggs joins host Larry Allen to discuss federal contracting opportunities for small businesses.
November 23, 2010
(Encore presentation)

Tags: Patton Boggs , Bob Tompkins , small business , Off the Shelf , Larry Allen

Monday - 11/22/2010, 02:26pm EST

Allen discusses life after the CGP

Larry Allen has left the Coalition for Government Procurement after 20 years to start his own company, Allen Federal Business Partners. Allen joins host Mark Amtower to discuss the changes and what comes next for him.
November 22, 2010
(Encore Presentation)

Tags: Larry Allen , CGP , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 11/22/2010, 01:51pm EST

How contractors can avoid SBA scrutiny

Former deputy administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Rob Burton, shares tips on how contractors can avoid suspensions.

Tags: Federal Drive , SBA , management , GTSI , EG Solutions , MultimaxArray FirstSource , Rob Burton

Monday - 11/22/2010, 09:31am EST

How GSA decides FIPS 201 compliance

GSA certified that GPO complies with the Federal Information Processing Standard 201, which sets requirements to ensure that identification cards are secure and resistant to fraud. GSA's David Temoshok explains the process for us.

Tags: Federal Drive , GSA , GPO , HSPD 12 , technology , David Temoshok , HSPD-12 , homeland security , DHS , secure identity management

Friday - 11/19/2010, 10:41am EST

SBA expands boot camp for vets

SBA has two new programs for women vets, guard, reservists and families. We get details from SBA's William Elmore.

Tags: Federal Drive , SBA , William Elmore , veterans , lessons learned , best practices , Suzanne Kubota

Friday - 11/19/2010, 09:08am EST

Frontline Forum returns to improve procurement

Dan Gordon of OFPP discusses the return of the Frontline Forum meetings.

Tags: Frontline Forum , procurement , Steve Kelman , best practices , Dan Gordon , OFPP , Dorobek Insider

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 05:48pm EST

North Korea Selling Banned Nuclear Equipment

A UN report released on Friday found that North Korea is supplying banned nuclear and ballistic missile equipment to Iran, Syria and Myanmar using surreptitious means to avoid international sanctions. A UN committee called for heightened vigilance to stop the nuclear trade and for investigation into the sophisticated means used by North Korea to avoid detection. Weapons, missiles and dated nuclear technology are the top three hard currency earners for North Korea. The North is desperate due to dire economic conditions and has no alternative but to try to export the only items it makes that have a market.

Tags: KGS , NightWatch , John McCreary

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 04:32pm EST

Tech issues in the lame duck session examined

A 3 percent withholding requirement for contractors was passed in 2005 and is set to take effect Jan. 1 2012, and government agencies are already preparing for its implementation. We learn more from Phil Bond with TechAmerica.

Tags: Federal Drive , Congress , lame duck , Phil Bond , TechAmerica , Suzanne Kubota , Federal Research and Development Tax Credit , contractor withholding , cybersecurity

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 10:08am EST
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