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Learn about Chesapeake Cyber Associates

Amtower interviews Bill Howard, president of Chesapeake Cyber Associates and host of the monthly Maryland Marketing Meeting.
July 5, 2010

Tags: Amtower , Bill Howard , Chesapeake Cyber Associates , Maryland Marketing Meeting , networking , marketing

Thursday - 07/01/2010, 04:55pm EDT
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OFPP tries new approach to reign in MACs

Administrator Gordon says strategic sourcing is one way to ensure the government gets the lowest price and to consolidate existing contracts. Gordon also wants agencies to submit business cases for new multi-agency contracts, but doesn't commit to asking agencies to justify all types of multiple award contracts.

Tags: Dan Gordon , Steve Kempf , John Needham , Rick Gunderson , Claire McCaskill , Scott Brown , OFPP , GSA , GAO , NIH , NASA , DHS , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Interagency contracting , multiple award contracting , schedules , GWACs , Jason Miller

Thursday - 07/01/2010, 06:40am EDT
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OFPP's proposals could change federal contracting

WFED's Jason Miller reports.

Tags: management , OFPP , Jason Miller , Capitol Hill , DorobekInsider ,

Wednesday - 06/30/2010, 05:48pm EDT
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Pentagon looks for fat to trim

Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday he wants to trim some of the billions of dollars the Pentagon spends on weapons systems and contractor services, part of a Pentagon-wide effort to find $100 billion in savings in the next five years. Todd Harrison with the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments has suggestions for starting points.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , pentagon , DoD , defense spending , Todd Harrison , Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

Wednesday - 06/30/2010, 09:40am EDT
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Rep. Lofgren wants contractors to fill cyber void

As agencies try to hire hundreds of trained cybersecurity experts in the coming years, there are questions about whether that need can be met. Some observers wonder whether there really are enough cybersecurity workers.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , management , Greg Schaffer , Zoe Lofgren , DHS , OMB , OPM , Stan Soloway , PSC , Hord Tipton , ISC2 , Max Cacas

Wednesday - 06/30/2010, 06:46am EDT
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Finding $100B in cost savings at DoD is Ashton Carter's job

Undersecretary says contractor profits won't suffer, since Pentagon was encouraging cost cutting already.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , DoD , Robert Gates , Ashton Carter , acquisition

Tuesday - 06/29/2010, 07:11pm EDT

DoD calls on industry to help it save money

Undersecretary Carter says vendors providing services and weapons systems must figure out how to do more with less. He says DoD will create a preferred supplier program.

Tags: Ashton Carter , William Lynn , DoD , efficiency initiative , cost savings , Meg Beasley , management , pay and benefits

Tuesday - 06/29/2010, 04:01pm EDT

The emerging profession of change management

Host Larry Allen explores this topic with Maria Darby of Booz Allen Hamilton and Brooks Holtom of the McDonough School of Business.
June 29, 2010

Tags: Off the Shelf , change management , Booz Allen Hamilton , Georgetown University , McDonough School of Business , Maria Darby , Brooks Holtom , Larry Allen

Tuesday - 06/29/2010, 12:41pm EDT
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When contractors are unsavory not unsuitable

CIA Director Leon Panetta says the agency has hired Xe Services - the company once known as Blackwater - for a $100 million contract to provide security in Afghanistan. As you can imagine, some are outraged. Steve Ryan explains the issues.

Tags: Federal Drive , ethics , Blackwater , Xe , Steve Ryan , McDermott, Will & Emory , Dorothy Ramienski

Tuesday - 06/29/2010, 10:31am EDT
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A small business check up with Intellifed

This week, Amtower interviews Todd Lamonia, president and CEO of Intellifed.
June 28, 2010

Tags: Amtower Off Center , Intellifed , Todd Lamonia

Monday - 06/28/2010, 02:55pm EDT
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