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Larry Allen: Federal Govt Should Start Acquisition Reform Efforts With ‘Open Dialog’ With Service Contractors

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Larry Allen, founder and president of Allen Federal Business Partners, has said government acquisition officials should monitor spending on services in order to manage procurement processes in the federal government. Allen wrote in a Federal News Radio article published Monday that federal acquisition leaders can begin their spending monitoring and procurement …

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Terry Halvorsen, Frank Kendall: New Guidebook Aims to Help Integrate Cybersecurity into Acquisition


The Defense Department has released a new guidebook that contains practices for integrating cybersecurity into the acquisition lifecycle in an effort to help systems recover from cyber attacks. In a memorandum published Oct. 30, DoD Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen and Defense Acquisition Undersecretary Frank Kendall said program managers will …

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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Reconciled FY 2016 Defense Policy Bill Contains Tech Offset Program, Rapid Innovation Fund Provisions


Alex Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, has outlined three provisions on technological innovations in the reconciled bill of the House and Senate versions of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2016. Rossino wrote in a blog post published Oct. 13 that House adopted a Senate provision …

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