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All things procurement

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower to discuss the top procurement issues in 2015, and how they are impacting contractors.
March 23, 2015

Tags: acquisition , contracting , procurement , Small business contracting , Larry Allen , Allen Federal Business Partners , GSA , Category management , reverse auctions , USAF , FedBid , Dan Tangherlini , FSSI , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 03/23/2015, 08:54pm EDT
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All things procurement

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower to discuss the top procurement issues in 2015, and how they are impacting contractors.
February 23, 2015

Tags: acquisition , contracting , procurement , Small business contracting , Larry Allen , Allen Federal Business Partners , GSA , Category management , reverse auctions , USAF , FedBid , Dan Tangherlini , FSSI , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 02/23/2015, 08:54pm EST
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Air Force claims $2 billion in acquisition savings from 'should-cost' management

Over five years, Air Force has beat the independent cost estimates in its acquisition programs by a collective $2 billion, according to the service's assistant secretary for acquisition. Some of the savings have been returned to the Air Force's top line, but acquisition managers have been allowed to plow some of the money back into their own programs.

Tags: Air Force , DoD , acquisition , Better Buying Power , cost capability analysis , William LaPlante , Deborah Lee James , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 02/18/2015, 10:46am EST
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DoD faces struggles on path toward 'better buying power'

A year and a half after embarking on a strategy designed to get more bang for DoD's acquisition bucks, the Pentagon is still struggling to instill the idea that programs should be managed to what they should cost, rather than what they cost today.

Tags: DoD , acquisition , contracting , Better Buying Power , low price technically acceptable , Shay Assad , Ashton Carter , Coalition for Government Procurement , Jared Serbu

Monday - 04/30/2012, 05:19am EDT
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