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Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall: Pentagon to Promote Competition, Affordability Through BBP 3.0 Initiative

Frank Kendall Frank Kendall, acquisition chief at the Defense Department, said the agency’s new acquisition initiative seeks to increase government-industry partnerships in building ...
U.S. Navy

Industry Awaits Navy Decisions on 3 Major Fleet Programs

The U.S. Navy has yet to release plans for its future Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike, Small Surface Combatant and Littoral Combat Ship platforms, Defense ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall: DoD to Gather Feedback on New Military Tech Acquisition Guidance

Frank Kendall The Pentagon’s acquisition chief has released a white paper outlining how the department intends to revamp the way it collaborates with industry on research and ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall: Better Buying Power 3.0 to Focus on Innovation

Frank Kendall Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, expects the third iteration of the government’s Better Buying Power initiative ...
GSA

GSA Details Professional Services Schedule Changes

The General Services Administration has announced a series of changes to its professional services schedule offerings in order to reduce the number of contracts vendors manage ...
digital government

Liz DelNegro: GSA to Implement 2 New Acquisition IT Systems

The General Services Administration will deploy two new platforms designed to make procurement and contract management easier for agencies, says Liz DelNegro, GSA associate chief information ...
Richard Spires

Richard Spires: Agencies Should Highlight Contractor Relationships in IT Programs

Richard Spires Richard Spires, CEO of Resilient Network Systems, believes government agencies should develop good relationships with contractors to accomplish information technology ...
Tiffany Hixson

Tiffany Hixson: GSA to Use ‘Parallel’ Method, Not Halt Services Schedule Addition

Tiffany Hixson The General Services Administration has decided against a temporary halt to additions on the agency’s services schedules as it seeks to refresh and consolidate ...
Tiffany Hixson

Tiffany Hixson: GSA to Halt New Services Schedule Entries in Consolidation Move

Tiffany Hixson The General Services Administration has suspended the entry of new vendors into its seven contract schedules for professional services as part of program reforms led ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall Implements Policy Changes for Competitive Defense Procurements

Frank Kendall Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall has sent a memo to defense agency leaders on Friday to inform them of changes in competitive solicitation requirements, Federal ...