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Senate committee not convinced by SIGAR's testimony

Arnold Fields, the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, failed to convince his congressional critics that he's qualified to handle his watchdog job.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Arnold Fields , SIGAR , Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Co , Claire McCaskill , Scott Brown , management

Friday - 12/03/2010, 12:48pm EST

DHS $450 million TASC contract protested

Global Computer Enterprise submits a complaint to GAO after DHS awards the deal to CACI last month.

Tags: Industry , DHS , GAO , CACI , GCE , TASC , Financial management , bid protest , Jason Miller

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 05:37pm EST

Special report on Afghanistan

According to a special report on Afghanistan prepared by KGS NightWatch, the number of clashes in October remained elevated at 701. The highlight of the month was the relative calm in Kabul and Parwan Provinces in central Afghanistan. That contrasted sharply with a surge of attacks in Kandahar, the setting for the latest Coalition offensive. 16 of the 34 provinces account for up to 90 percent of the fighting. The Pashtun heartland showed the sharpest deterioration. At current force levels backed by air power, the security situation in Afghanistan should be containable. For the full report, visit KGS

Tags: KGS , NightWatch , John McCreary

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 04:44pm EST

Feds, contractors 'nervous' about deficit plan cuts

Professional Services Council's Stan Soloway discusses how the new deficit commission plan will affect the contracting community.

Tags: Stan Soloway , Professional Services Council , budget , Dorobek Insider

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 04:28pm EST

OMB: Changes coming to IT acquisition

WFED's Jason Miller discusses OMB's plans to change IT acquisition and management.

Tags: OMB , Vivek Kundra , technology , Acquisition , Dorobek Insider

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 04:00pm EST

FAA's Washington to retire after 33 years in government

Washington said he wants to pursue work in the commercial aviation industry.

Tags: management , James Washington , FAA , acquisition workforce , Small business contracting , Jason Miller

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 02:54pm EST

Primary focus put on alternative F-35 engine

Is it the little-engine-that-could, or a zombie that can't be killed? The controversial alternative engine for the F-35 fighter jet is back in the news.

Tags: Federal Drive , F-35 , Joint Strike Fighter project , Congress , OMB , alternative engine

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 10:40am EST

Federal cybersecurity spending headed to $13B

Increased reliance on the internet, networked systems, and connectivity creates opportunities for cyber attackers to disrupt government operations, as well as U.S. critical infrastructure.

Tags: Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , Cybersecurity , INPUT , budget

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 09:30am EST

Excellence in Partnership award winners - Part 2

Jon Jordan, Deputy Commissioner of GSA's FAS, joins host Larry Allen to discuss the recent Excellence in Partnership Awards.
November 30, 2010

Tags: Excellence in Partnership Awards , CGP , Larry Allen , Jon Jordan , GSA ,

Wednesday - 12/01/2010, 05:54pm EST

GSA picks Unisys to provide e-mail-as-a-service

The contract could be worth $6 million over four years. GSA said it wants Unisys to replace several different versions of IBM's Lotus Notes and Domino software.

Tags: Industry , GSA , Unisys , Cloud computing , e-mail-as-a-service , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 12/01/2010, 04:45pm EST
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