Tag Archives: O&M

Will Roper: Air Force Should ‘Hack’ Federal Acquisition System

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Will Roper, assistant secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics at the U.S. Air Force and a three-time Wash100 Award winner, said he believes the service must hack the federal procurement system to be relevant. Roper said he is working with financial management offices and the general counsel on a new memo . 

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Serco Secures $57M Contract from U.S. Space Force to Modernize GEODSS System; Dave Dacquino Quoted

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Serco has secured a six-year, $57 million contract from the U.S. Space Force to manage, operate and maintain the Ground-Based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance (GEODSS) system, the company announced on Monday.  The contract has an eight-month base period and six one-year option years.

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CBO Cites Weapons, Military Personnel, Operation & Maintenance Costs as ‘Internal Pressures’ in DoD’s Budget

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The Congressional Budget Office has said the increasing costs of weapon systems, operation and maintenance as well as military compensation have become “internal pressures” within the Defense Department’s budget and have “exacerbated” the discrepancy between DoD’s Future Years Defense Program and spending caps in the Budget Control Act. CBO said in a report …

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Tony Scott: Agencies Need Hardware Refresh Cycle to Manage IT Spending

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Federal CIO Tony Scott has outlined his continued work at the Office of Management and Budget to drive forward government efforts on IT spending and other areas in an interview Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes that Scott told station that spending on operations and maintenance has again increased compared to development, modernization …

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Tony Scott: IT O&M Spend Exceeds Platform Development

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Federal CIO Tony Scott has said he believes information technology spending among federal agencies is “headed the wrong way,” FCW reported Wednesday. Scott told a Digital Government Institute 930Gov event audience that most agencies spend more on IT operations and maintenance than the development of new IT platforms, Zach Noble …

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