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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 ...
mentor

OMB, OSTP Unveil ‘Innovative Contracting Case Studies’ Document

The Office of Management and Budget and the Office of Science Technology Policy have released a report on how some federal agencies are using new procurement practices to encourage ...
Tom Sharpe

Tom Sharpe: GSA Aims to be One-Stop Shop for Federal IT Acquisition Services

Tom Sharpe The General Services Administration is working to establish a centralized procurement system to accommodate the information technology needs of federal agencies, FCW reported ...
Tiffany Hixson

Tiffany Hixson: GSA to Consolidate Professional Services Contract Schedules

Tiffany Hixson The General Services Administration is looking to merge seven government-wide acquisition contract vehicles for professional services into one federal schedule, Federal ...