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U.S. Navy

Navy Adopts ERP Platform for Supply Chain Management

The U.S. Navy’s Naval Supply Systems Command has implemented an enterprise resource planning system designed to integrate financial, workforce and program management functions. NAVSUP ...
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DoD Inspector General: OUSD (AT&L) Needs Acquisition Quality Mgmt Policy, Oversight

The Defense Department Inspector General has urged the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics to implement a set quality management function ...
Katrina McFarland

Katrina McFarland Defines Intellectual Property Scope of DoD Projects with Private Sector

Katrina McFarland Katrina McFarland, assistant defense secretary for acquisition, has outlined the scope of intellectual property involved in the Defense Department‘s projects ...
Tom Sharpe

Tom Sharpe: Category Mgmt Key to FAS Acquisition Gateway

Tom Sharpe Tom Sharpe, commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service, says that the General Services Administration is looking at category management to drive the implementation ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall to Discuss Acquisition Reform Effort with Industry Leaders

Frank Kendall Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, is set to meet industry and defense executives on Saturday to discuss the Defense Department‘s ...
ArmyChopper

Ben Fitzgerald: Defense Tech Acquisition a Matter of Balancing Strategy, Innovation

Two industry executives have provided their views on the Pentagon’s efforts to reform its weapons acquisition process in the face of budget uncertainty and international security ...
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Andrew Hunter: Pentagon, Congress Aim for Consensus on Military Acquisition Reforms

A Defense Department program director has observed an emerging consensus between defense executives and lawmakers to revamp the military procurement system and clear overlapping acquisition ...
Ellen Lord

Ellen Lord: Pace of US Int’l Weapon, Drone Sales Hits Defense Industry

Ellen Lord Textron Systems CEO Ellen Lord says the government’s process for sales of weapons and unmanned systems to international customers is affecting business for U.S. ...
HHS Health and Human Services

Mark Naggar: HHS Buyers Club Continues Program Evaluation After 1st Contract

Mark Naggar, program manager of the Department of Health and Human Services‘ Buyers Club, say the initiative is moving forward with its first contract to further develop procurement agility ...
GAO

GAO Urges DoD, DHS Acquisition Personnel to Review Market Research Procedures

The Government Accountability Office has urged acquisition personnel at the departments of Defense and Homeland Security to re-examine their documentation procedures on procurement ...