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Heidi Shyu, Sean Stackley, William LaPlante Testify on Defense Acquisition Reform

Top acquisition officials from U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy have testified before a Senate panel on efforts to reform the military’s processes and drive effectivity and responsiveness ...
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Mark Naggar: HHS Pushes ‘Agile’ IT Procurement Model Shift

Mark Naggar, program manager for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services‘ Buyers Club, has said that HHS is moving away from a waterfall model toward an agile method ...
Tony Scott

Tony Scott: FITARA to Align CIO Roles, Federal IT Spending

Tony Scott Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott said the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act will pave the way for government CIOs to shape and align technology ...
Dan Gordon

Former OFPP Head Dan Gordon to Retire From GWU Law School

Dan Gordon Dan Gordon, an associate dean at George Washington University Law School and former administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, plans to go into full retirement ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall: BBP Initiative Promotes ‘Incremental’ Defense Acquisition Reform

Frank Kendall Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall has said the Defense Department‘s strategy for Better Buying Power is to reform the department-wide acquisition system through ...
Jeffrey Koses

Jeffrey Koses: GSA Proposes Data Reporting Rule Change for Multiple Award Schedules

Jeffrey Koses The General Services Administration will implement a series of changes to the Multiple Award Schedules program in order to address concerns over price variability, ...
Tiffany Hixson

Tiffany Hixson: GSA Moves Forward with Professional Services Contract Vehicles Consolidation

Tiffany Hixson The General Services Administration is working with industry to implement a consolidated professional services contract schedule for vendors and customer agencies by ...
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Shay Assad: Pentagon Seeks New Commercial Suppliers Through Acquisition Revamp

Shay Assad The Defense Department will revise its defense acquisition policies in a move to attract new commercial suppliers into the weapons market, Reuters reported Tuesday. Andrea ...
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Navy to Integrate Commercial Tech into Networks; Dan DelGrosso, Paul Ghyzel Comment

The U.S. Navy plans to consolidate commercial technologies into the service’s networks while retaining existing federal acquisition rules in a move to accelerate the information technology ...
Tiffany Hixson

Tiffany Hixson: GSA Adopts Category Mgmt for Federal Acquisitions

Tiffany Hixson The General Services Administration has started to adopt a category management business model in an effort to change the way GSA manages federal acquisitions. Tiffany ...