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Greg Giddens

Contractors should communicate with agencies about continuing resolution, advises former acquisition leader

The White House proposes supplemental funding in the billions to prepare for a likely continuing resolution (CR), which would affect federal acquisition and contractors for fiscal 2022. Greg Giddens, partner at Potomac Ridge Consulting and former Department of Veterans Affairs chief acquisition officer, said contractors should start a dialogue with their government counterparts about how […]

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Strong design essential for new VA facilities, says former Department of Veterans Affairs official

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) may change its model for building care centers. The White House budget request lists billions of dollars for modernizing and building new centers. Greg Giddens, former chief acquisition officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, now partner at Potomac Ridge Consulting, said it is important for the VA to […]

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Greg Giddens suggests mandatory training for functional collaboration

The huge procurement blizzard coming could force changes in the way agencies buy. A movement exists to drive functional collaboration in acquisition. Greg Giddens, former Chief Acquisition Officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, said functional collaboration in acquisition involves bringing together key players, including mission owners, procurement, logistics, legal, budget and others, to work […]

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GAO’s High-Risk List shows loss of leadership focus

The Government Accountability Office’s new High-Risk List adds two items and removes one. Comptroller General Gene Dodaro told “Government Matters” yesterday that just because an item is off the list doesn’t mean it’s out of mind for the GAO. Greg Giddens, Former Chief Acquisition Officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, said a concerning trend […]

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IT modernization at the Social Security Administration

Greg Giddens, Partner at Potomac Ridge Consulting, discusses the IT strategy proposal he worked on that takes into account all four major areas of operation of an agency

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Acquisition and the presidential transition

Greg Giddens, Partner at Potomac Ridge Consulting, discusses how agencies can keep major acquisitions on track during a presidential transition

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Extended telework and the acquisition workforce

Greg Giddens, Partner at Potomac Ridge Consulting, talks about the effect of the remote work environment on the acquisition workforce, outcome measurement and onboarding

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