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GAO: Pentagon Met FY 2013 Acquisition Guidance in Selecting Best Value Processes

The Government Accountability Office has reviewed the factors the Defense Department used when it selected the best value processes to assess a vendor’s proposal in fiscal year 2013. GAO ...
AnneRung

OFPP Nominee Anne Rung Outlines Priorities to Senate Committee

Anne Rung, President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, has outlined her priorities during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs ...
Darlene Costello

DoD’s Darlene Costello on Early Adoption of Testing, Evaluation in Acquisition

Darlene Costello Defense Department officials espoused this week the agency’s mission to elevate testing and evaluation as key aspects of the acquisition process, FCW reported Wednesday. Sean ...
Nick Nayak

Outgoing DHS Procurement Chief Nick Nayak: Procurement Activities, Workforce Critical to Gov’t

Nick Nayak Nick Nayak, the Department of Homeland Security‘s former chief procurement officer, urges the government to work on training and retaining its procurement workforce ...
Mathias-Winter

Mathias Winter: Navy Evaluating Carrier Drone Requirements Ahead of RFP Release

Rear Adm. Mathias Winter A final request for proposals for the U.S. Navy‘s Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike Air Vehicle development program is scheduled for ...
WhiteHouse

President Obama Renews QuickPay Program for Small Business Subcontractors

President Barack Obama has moved to accelerate payments for small business subcontractors by renewing the federal government’s QuickPay initiative. The QuickPay program has become ...
ContractSigning

Federal Leaders Point to Strategic Sourcing, Regulations as Factors in Future GWACs

The American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council has hosted a panel on governmentwide acquisition contracts to discuss the issues facing GWAC providers focused ...
digital government

Deltek: GSA to Unveil Alliant II Solicitations By FY 2016′s End

Deltek expects the General Services Administration to release solicitations for the Alliant II and Alliant Small Business II governmentwide contract vehicles before the end of fiscal ...
ContractSigning

GSA Starts Procurement ‘Hallways’ to Foster Strategic Sourcing

The General Services Administration has partnered with the Strategic Sourcing Leadership Council to develop strategic sourcing processes for information technology, administration ...
Terry Halvorsen

Terry Halvorsen: DoD Needs Younger, Diversified IT Workforce

Terry Halvorsen Terry Halvorsen, acting Defense Department chief information officer, is looking to diversify the Pentagon’s information technology workforce by hiring younger ...