Procurement

GAO report: Opportunities for improving acquisitions & operations

GAO report: Opportunities for improving acquisitions & operations

David Powner, director of I.T. issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses GAO’s report “Opportunities for Improving Acquisitions and Operations.”
GSA working with DHS to streamline cyber procurement

GSA working with DHS to streamline cyber procurement

The General Services Administration is looking to streamline the way agencies are buying cyber solutions. Now, they will have access...
GAO report on the Defense Acquisition Workforce Development Fund

GAO report on the Defense Acquisition Workforce Development Fund

According to the Government Accountability Office, a pot of money delivered by Congress to the Department of Defense — to...
Acquisition priorities for the Air Force

Acquisition priorities for the Air Force

The Air Force is working on a number of high-profile acquisitions right now. The F-35, KC-46 Tanker, T-X Trainer, and...
Will category management, shared services find favor in the Trump Administration?

Will category management, shared services find favor in the Trump Administration?

Nick Nayak, president of Green Light Acquisition and former chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security, discussed the...
An agency guide for ERM implementation

An agency guide for ERM implementation

Ann Ebberts, CEO at the Association of Government Accountants (AGA), and Denise Wu, principal at CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA), discussed how federal...
White House sends proposed budget levels to agencies

White House sends proposed budget levels to agencies

Dan Tangherlini, president of Seamless Docs Federal and former administrator of the General Services Administration, discusses the topline budget numbers...
Industry waits for political appointee positions to fill

Industry waits for political appointee positions to fill

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, discusses how the pace of political appointees moving into their roles at...
Trump’s plan to cut back government regulations

Trump’s plan to cut back government regulations

Susan Dudley, director of the Regulatory Studies Center at George Washington University, discusses the move by the Trump administration to...
Preparing for a possible rollback of contracting EO’s

Preparing for a possible rollback of contracting EO’s

Eric Crusius, counsel at Miles & Stockbridge, discusses several executive orders affecting the contracting community put in place by President...
GAO denies protests of massive Alliant 2 contract

GAO denies protests of massive Alliant 2 contract

Frank Konkel, senior technology editor for the Government Executive Media Group, discussed the Government Accountability Office’s decision to deny protests...
Impact of Trump administration on industry

Impact of Trump administration on industry

Nick Nayak, former chief procurement officer at Department of Homeland Security and president of Green Light Acquisition, discusses how the...
Innovation & procurement at DHS

Innovation & procurement at DHS

Ari Schuler, director for analytics integration at U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and Melissa Ho, managing director of DHS Silicon...
DHS’s chief procurement officer Sorya Correa (Part 2)

DHS’s chief procurement officer Sorya Correa (Part 2)

Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security, discussed new procurement efforts at DHS, agile acquisition, the...
DHS’s chief procurement officer Sorya Correa (Part 1)

DHS’s chief procurement officer Sorya Correa (Part 1)

Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security, discussed new procurement efforts at DHS, agile acquisition, the...
GAO releases bid protest annual report

GAO releases bid protest annual report

Ralph White, managing associate general counsel for procurement law at the Government Accountability Office, discusses why bid protests by government...
Acquisition & Better Communication

Acquisition & Better Communication

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, discusses the potential of acquisition reform.