Government Matters (Full Show) – April 1, 2018


On this edition of Government Matters, we cover the ACT-IAC 2018 Acquisition Excellence conference–

AT&L reorganization underway at the Defense Department
Ben FitzGerald director of the Office of Strategy & Design at the Department of Defense, discusses the reorganization efforts at the DoD, and writing guidance on the proper use of Other Transaction Authority.

Potential of blockchain in government acquisition
Jose Arrieta, associate deputy assistant secretary for acquisition at the Department of Health and Human Services, discusses how blockchain can be used to streamline the acquisition process.

Agile acquisition strategies at the U.S. Navy
James Guerts, assistant secretary of the Navy for Research, Development & Acquisition, outlines the themes of the Navy’s new acquisition strategies, and how he plans to approach the reorganization.