Tom Sharpe: GSA Seeks to Bolster Proper Procurement with New Guidance

The General Services Administration has issued a set of instructional guidelines for contracting managers and vendors to oversee the agency’s schedules program, Federal News Radio ...

Lawmakers Ask Industry Groups to Offer Defense Procurement Recommendations

Senate and House armed services committee leaders have enlisted nine trade groups to review the Pentagon’s weapons acquisition system and make recommendations to streamline the ...

DoD: Military Faces $66B in FY 2015 Procurement, Research Funding Cuts Under Sequester

A new report from the Defense Department says the military would reduce its procurement and research funding by $66 billion in fiscal year 2015 if sequestration cuts remain in place. The ...
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Pentagon to Audit GSA Schedule Prices; Richard Ginman, Jeffrey Koses Comment

The Defense Department is reviewing the General Services Administration’s schedules for potential variations in prices, Federal Times reported Friday. Nicole Blake Johnson writes ...

Emile Monette, Joe Jarzombek: Gov’t Wants Cyber Embedded In Federal Acquisitions

The Defense Department and General Services Administration are working to outline a path for integrating cybersecurity standards into the government’s acquisition process, Federal ...

Report: Anne Rung Appointed White House Procurement Office Lead

Anne Rung, chief acquisition officer and an associate administrator at the General Services Administration, has been appointed leader of the White House’s Office of Federal Procurement, ...
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Frank Kendall: DoD to Streamline Acquisition Rules

Defense Department officials will see changes in acquisition policy over the coming years as the agency moves to consolidate spending and reduce costs, FCW reported Tuesday. Amber Corrin ...

Tony Montemarano, Dave Mihelcic: DISA Cloud Tech Procurement Strategy In The Works

The Defense Information Systems Agency wants to tailor contract vehicles for cloud computing infrastructures to meet the security requirements of Pentagon customers, Federal News Radio ...

New Congressional Caucus to Focus on Cloud Tech Acquisitions

A congressional caucus has been formed by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) to tackle issues relating to the procurement of cloud technology by agencies, ...

GSA Seeks Mobile-Based Procurement Training Tech

The General Services Administration wants mobile applications to help train federal agencies’ acquisition personnel, FCW reported Thursday. Mark Rockwell writes that GSA’s ...

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