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DHS procurement head outlines his vision

The new head of procurement at the Homeland Security Department has a pretty clear vision of how to get - and keep - acquisition on track at his agency.

Tags: Nick Nayak , DHS , acquisition , contracting , management , In Depth

Thursday - 04/14/2011, 05:37pm EDT

TRICARE is more than healthcare

DOD's Tricare Management Activity is not only one of the world's biggest health care providers. It is also a big acquisition organization. We learn more from TMA's Michael Fischetti.

Tags: FedSMC , Federal Drive , Michael Fischetti , DoD Report , DoD , defense , acquisition , Tricare Management Activity , TRICARE ,

Tuesday - 04/12/2011, 08:40am EDT

Pentagon Labyrinth: Industry, politics guiding DoD procurement

Andrew Cockburn has co-authored the Pentagon Labyrinth: Ten Short Essays to Help You Through It. He says DoD is making buying decisions based on what makes money for industry and congressional districts.

Tags: DoD Report , Pentagon Labyrinth series , Andrew Cockburn , contracting , Congress , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 03/23/2011, 04:17pm EDT

Pentagon Labyrinth: DoD procurement rules not enforced

Thomas Christie, co-author of Pentagon Labyrinth, says the Defense Department procurement rules are in place but not always are being followed.

Tags: Thomas Christie , Pentagon Labyrinth , DoD Report , contracting , Dorobek Insider

Tuesday - 03/22/2011, 02:49pm EDT

How will the new Congress affect contractors?

Jonathan Etherton, president and owner of Etherton & Associates, discusses the outlook for procurement reform and oversight on the Hill.
March 1, 2011

Tags: Jonathan Etherton , Etherton and Associates , Congress , contracting , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf , budget , insourcing

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 11:46am EST

Budget would boost cybersecurity spending

Cybersecurity adds to a slight increase in federal IT spending proposed for FY 2012

Tags: Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , IT , contracting

Tuesday - 02/15/2011, 09:30am EST

Public procurement field gets first standards of practice

The National Institute of Government Procurement is proposing professional guidelines for the public procurement field.

Tags: NIGP , Rick Grimm , contracting , standards of practice , best practices , Collaboration , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 02/09/2011, 04:15pm EST

New GSA Advantage site makes finding products faster, easier

The new government purchasing site rival Amazon in its usability, says GSA FAS' Liz DelNegro.

Tags: Liz DelNegro , GSA , GSA Advantage , redesign , technology , contracting , Dorobek Insider

Tuesday - 02/01/2011, 04:33pm EST

Contractors survey: Agencies slow in resolving contract issues

Grant Thornton's Kerry Hall describes findings of a survey of government contractors.

Tags: Grant Thornton , contracting , Kerry Hall , survey , DCAA , stimulus , Dorobek Insider

Tuesday - 01/18/2011, 03:13pm EST

Top 10 project management trends for 2011

Bill Damaré, Vice President of Government Markets at ESI International, gives us some guideposts you should be on the lookout for.

Tags: Federal Drive , contracting , technology , IT acquisition , Bill Damaré , ESI International

Thursday - 01/06/2011, 09:31am EST
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