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Labor board drops high-profile Boeing complaint

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Friday - 12/09/2011, 05:38pm EST

Contractors brace for debt debate outcome

Alan Boykin, chief learning officer at the National Contract Management Association, told Federal News Radio that government and industry should keep the lines of communication open, especially as uncertainty abounds about how the failure to raise the debt ceiling would impact federal spending.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , alan boykin , National Contract Management Association , debt limit , Federal Drive , Jack Moore , Tom Temin , Amy Morris

Wednesday - 07/20/2011, 10:08am EDT
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OFPP's Gordon not stymied by bumps in the road to acquisition reform

Despite pushback on some issues by industry, Dan Gordon listens to input from all sides as the Office of Federal Procurement Policy continues to follow its own path to reform the acquisition process. The OFPP administrator said his office is close to issuing new guidance around business cases for multiple award contracts and a final rule redefining inherently governmental jobs.

Tags: contracting , Dan Gordon , OFPP , Trey Hodgkins , TechAmerica , insourcing , outsourcing , acquisition policy , acquisition regulations , FAR Council , interim rules , inherently governmental , Multiple award contracts , office supplies bpa , mythbusting campaign , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 07/20/2011, 07:29am EDT
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DoD savings won't target industry profits

Even though a short era of ever-increasing military budgets has come to a close, Pentagon leaders said Monday their quest to find savings in defense spending is not aimed at reducing the profitability of contractors.

Tags: DoD , contracting , acquisition , Better Buying Power , Ashton Carter , Frank Kendall , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 07/19/2011, 06:48am EDT
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Kundra seeks broader vendor pool

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra says contractors must balance collaboration with security

Tags: technology , data security , Vivek Kundra , NSC , OMB , cloud computing , FAA , Nuclear Regulatory Commission , contracting , jory heckman

Monday - 07/18/2011, 07:28pm EDT
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DoD cyber strategy aims at deterrence

The Defense Department will focus its energies on trying to make its IT systems so hard to penetrate that adversaries won't bother trying. The Pentagon barely mentions offensive capabilities in its new cyber strategy.

Tags: DoD , cybersecurity , William Lynn , James Cartwright , James Langevin , Alan Chvotkin , Professional Services Council , technology , information sharing , defense industrial base , Jared Serbu

Friday - 07/15/2011, 07:00am EDT
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Industry Chatter: Jerry Edgerton on agencies' cyber posture

Blue Ridge Networks' Jerry Edgerton talks cybersecurity trends and what measures agencies should take to protect themselves on Industry Chatter with Francis Rose.

Tags: contracting , technology , jerry edgerton , Blue Ridge Networks , In Depth , Industry Chatter , Francis Rose , cybersecurity , acquisition

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 06:08pm EDT
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PSC calls contracting provisions into question

The Professional Services Council details likes and dislikes of procurement language in the 2012 DoD Authorization bill.

Tags: contracting , DoD , Stan Soloway , Roger Jordan , Professional Services Council , DoD authorization bill , service contracting , political contributions , Peter Buxbaum

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 07:09am EDT

ACT-IAC proposes financial system improvement plan

Andrew McLauchlin, vice president at CGI Federal, spoke with Federal News Radio about ACT-IAC's four recommendations.

Tags: financial management , OMB , Andrew McLauchlin , CGI Federal , ACT-IAC , management , contracting , jory heckman

Wednesday - 07/06/2011, 11:19am EDT
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Bechtel looks to D.C. area for office space

Bechtel's current lease in Frederick, Maryland expires soon. The defense contractor is now exploring options closer to D.C.

Tags: Bechtel , DoD Report , Frederick , Federal Drive , office space , contracting

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 09:15am EDT
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