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 ...
Adm. 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 ...
Anne Rung

Anne Rung: WH Procurement Office Wants ‘Single Managers’ for Common Acquisitions

Anne Rung Anne Rung, administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, has said her office wants to place common acquisitions in the federal government “under single ...
Katrina McFarland

Katrina McFarland Defines Intellectual Property Scope of DoD Projects with Private Sector

Katrina McFarland Katrina McFarland, assistant defense secretary for acquisition, has outlined the scope of intellectual property involved in the Defense Department‘s projects ...
GAO

GAO Urges DoD, DHS Acquisition Personnel to Review Market Research Procedures

The Government Accountability Office has urged acquisition personnel at the departments of Defense and Homeland Security to re-examine their documentation procedures on procurement ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...