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GSA to issue new solicitations for cloud

Agency plans to release a RFI for software-as-a-service in the next week, and a RFQ for infrastructure-as-a-service in the next month. GSA says it has learned from the previous acquisition attempts and will come out with strategies that better fit agency needs, and vendor offerings.

Tags: technology , Dave McClure , GSA , cloud computing , infrastructure-as-a-service , software-as-a-service , FedRAMP

Friday - 04/23/2010, 07:07pm EDT
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EADS charts course to beat Boeing for tankers

EADS North America has announced that it plans to bid on the U.S. Air Force's tanker modernization program. Sean O'Keefe, CEO of EADS North America, explains how the company plans to win.

Tags: management , DoD , USAF , EADS , EADS North America , tanker contract , Boeing , Sean O'Keefe

Thursday - 04/22/2010, 10:55am EDT
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Commission on Wartime Contracting probes Army services contracts

The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan wants to know how the Army is doing in administering services contracts.

Tags: best practices , Commission on Wartime Contracting , Army , CACI , AECOM , DoD , Pentagon , Defense Department

Wednesday - 04/21/2010, 07:15pm EDT

Pentagon contracting reform bill heads for full House

The House Armed Services Committee has given unanimous approval to a bill that would mandate sweeping reforms of the Pentagon's non-weapons system contracting and acquisitions programs. The bill, HR 5013, enjoys broad bi-partisan support and is being fast-tracked for a possible vote as early as next week.

Tags: newsstand , DoD , Pentagon , Robert Andrews , Ike Skelton , Mike Conaway , House Armed Services Committee , auditing , Max Cacas

Wednesday - 04/21/2010, 03:31pm EDT
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EADS North America will bid for Air Force tanker contract

EADS North America announced on Tuesday that it plans to bid on the U.S. Air Force's tanker modernization program.

Tags: management , DoD , USAF , EADS , EADS North America , tanker contract ,

Tuesday - 04/20/2010, 04:26pm EDT

The Department of Veterans Affairs and resellers

This week, host Larry Allen talks with Harold Jackson, president of Buffalo Supply.
April 27, 2010

Tags: Off the Shelf , Buffalo Supply , Larry Allen , Harold Jackson

Tuesday - 04/20/2010, 12:42pm EDT
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Defense acquisition reform bill coming from House Armed Services Committee

Committee Chairman Ike Skelton says fixing the acquisition system at the Department of Defense is a bipartisan goal.

Tags: best practices , Congress , Defense , DoD , Pentagon , Defense Department , Ike Skelton , Defense Acquisition Reform Panel , Rob Andrews

Monday - 04/19/2010, 05:50pm EDT
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Defense recognizes value in value engineering

Value Engineering (VE) is a function analysis process to identify actions that reduce cost, increase quality, and improve mission capabilities across the entire DoD enterprise. Nick Torelli, Deputy Director for Mission Assurance tells us about what it takes to be a winner.

Tags: mngt , mngt practices , value engineering , DoD , Defense , innovation , Nick Torelli

Monday - 04/19/2010, 10:40am EDT
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GSA Administrator Martha Johnson kicks off IRMCO with a bang

She announces a top-to-bottom review of how they measure whether or not they are meeting their mission.

Tags: IRMCO 2010 , best practices , Martha Johnson , General Services Administration , management , GSA , Business process reengineering , metrics , sustainability , open government , IRMCO

Thursday - 04/15/2010, 06:50pm EDT
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