acquisition policy

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 ...
Matthew Goodrich

Matthew Goodrich: FedRAMP’s Revamped Website to Offer Training for Cloud Security Authorization Process

Matthew Goodrich The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program’s website is being updated to include training modules designed to educate agencies and vendors about the ...
Katrina McFarland

Katrina McFarland Outlines Pentagon’s Tech Goals

Katrina McFarland Katrina McFarland, assistant defense secretary for acquisition, has outlined the Defense Department’s technology goals amid an environment of budget uncertainty ...
health infosec

Scott Svabek: DHA Finalizing Multibillion IT Services Acquisition Program

The Defense Health Agency will hold its final industry event for a potential five-year, $10 billion information technology support contract on Feb. 17, FCW reported Thursday. Mark Rockwell ...
Budget

OMB OKs Federal Marketplace Category Divisions

The Office of Management and Budget’s Strategic Sourcing Leadership Council has approved 10 new marketplace categories of commonly purchased items under the government’s category ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall Issues New Defense Acquisitions Guidance

Frank Kendall Frank Kendall, acquisition chief at the Defense Department, has updated the agency’s procurement guidelines to offer multiple sample program structures, DoD News ...
Pentagon

Report: Lawmakers Adjusted Defense Appropriations Before Omnibus Bill Vote

House and Senate committees reworked the defense appropriations portion of the $1.1 trillion government spending package before the bill advanced to the House floor on Thursday, Defense ...
Dan Tangherlini

Dan Tangherlini: Challenges, Prizes Could Transform Procurement Process

Dan Tangherlini Dan Tangherlini, head of the General Services Administration, believes challenges and prizes could change the government’s procurement process, he told FCW in ...
Jonathan Greenert

Jonathan Greenert: Navy Awaits Decision on Combat Ship Designs, Electronic Attack Planes

Adm. Jonathan Greenert Adm. Jonathan Greenert has said the U.S. Navy is examining some defense procurement programs as it prepares its budget request for fiscal year 2016, Reuters ...