Acquisition

GSA announces Alliant 2 awards

GSA announces Alliant 2 awards

Nick Nayak, former chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security (and president of Green Light Acquisition), discusses the...
Acquisition’s role in the Army modernization effort

Acquisition’s role in the Army modernization effort

Heidi Shyu — chairman of the board at Roboteam and former assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics, and...
Pentagon announces major change to acquisition structure

Pentagon announces major change to acquisition structure

Frank Kendall, former Under Secretary of Defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, discusses the Pentagon’s announcement of its plan to...
Defining what ‘Buy American, Hire American’ means for agencies

Defining what ‘Buy American, Hire American’ means for agencies

Katherine Hammack, former assistant secretary of the Army (for installations, energy, and environment), discusses the impact of ‘Buy American, Hire...
Top government procurement positions still vacant

Top government procurement positions still vacant

Sam Skolnik, senior reporter for Bloomberg BNA, discusses growing concern among industry leaders over vacant procurement positions in the Trump...
Addressing defense acquisition reform in the NDAA

Addressing defense acquisition reform in the NDAA

The House Armed Services Committee’s version of the National Defense Authorization Act includes a new set of acquisition reforms pushed...
U.S. Coast Guard acquisition priorities for 2017

U.S. Coast Guard acquisition priorities for 2017

Rear Admiral Joseph Vojvodich, chief acquisition officer of the U.S. Coast Guard, discusses the relationship between industry and the Coast...
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...
Acquisition reform & the National Defense Authorization Act

Acquisition reform & the National Defense Authorization Act

Jonathan Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates, discusses the impact of the NDAA on the Pentagon’s acquisition process.
Acquisition & Better Communication

Acquisition & Better Communication

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, discusses the potential of acquisition reform.
Once-in-a-decade opportunity lining up for contractors

Once-in-a-decade opportunity lining up for contractors

Gina Gallagher, president of AOC Key Solutions, discusses the once-in-a-decade opportunity lining up for contractors.
Trump administration & procurement policy

Trump administration & procurement policy

Angela Styles, chair of Crowell and Moring and a partner in their government contracts group, discusses the top acquisition positions up...
GAO: VA procurement policies are outdated

GAO: VA procurement policies are outdated

Michele Mackin, director of acquisition and sourcing management at the Government Accountability Office, discussed her study of the maze of...