Tag Archives: contracting

Acting OMB Head Russell Vought Urges Agencies to Leverage ‘Acquisition Flexibilities’, Domestic Production

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Russell Vought, acting director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is directing agencies to implement various acquisition and contracting strategies as the federal government approaches the busiest quarter of the fiscal year.

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Theresa Hull: DoD OIG Report Highlights Contracting-Related Best Practices to Consider During Pandemic

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Theresa Hull, assistant inspector general for audit acquisition, contracting and sustainment at the Department of Defense’s office of IG, said a special report released by OIG highlights best practices and lessons learned from past emergency response efforts that DoD contracting officials should consider during the COVID-19 pandemic, Federal News Network reported Thursday.

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Space Force Maintains Industrial Activities in Calif Amid COVID-19

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Space and Missile Systems Center, now part of the U.S. Space Force, approached California's state and local officials to maintain space technology production activities amid the coronavirus outbreak, Space News reported Wednesday. Lt. Gen. John Thompson, SMC's commander, said they had to sustain authorities' awareness of work being done in support of national defense.

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Kim Herrington, DoD Acting Principal Director of Defense Pricing & Contracting, to Give Keynote Address at Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement forum on March 19th

Kim Herrington, acting principal director of defense pricing and contracting at the Department of Defense, will serve as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Forum on Thursday, March 19th. Register here for POC’s  2020 Procurement Forum.

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Report: Architect of the Capitol Lacked Proper Oversight of IT Services BPA

The Architect of the Capitol’s inspector general released a report stating that the agency failed to properly oversee an information technology services task order under a blanket purchase agreement. The BPA, which includes orders for app development and engineering support, covers work such as maintenance services, information assurance, network infrastructure management and help desk services. 

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