A long-awaited multiple award contract is finally here. One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services, or OASIS, is designed to reduce duplication in contracting across the government. The General Services Administration released the final request for proposals last week. Alan Chvotkin is the executive vice president and counsel for the Professional Services Council. He shared his thoughts with Federal News Radio’s Executive Editor Jason Miller.
The Federal Chief Information Officers Council is reorganizing to address the government’s technology trends and priorities.The goal is to make it easier to give agency CIOs tools and guidance to meet the administration’s initiatives. Federal News Radio’s Jason Miller shared details on the council’s new set up and how it matches agency priorities.
The Pentagon is in the early throes of putting together the latest edition of its cornerstone strategic document: the Quadrennial Defense Review. The general leading the effort for the Air Force says it provides his service an opportunity to ask hard questions, and begin to reinvent outdated thinking. We hear more from Federal News Radio’s DoD reporter Jared Serbu.
Reading Congress is far easier than reading the tea leaves. Senate Republicans last week killed a $54 billion bill to fund transportation and housing projects. The scuffle has amped talks of a government shutdown and continuing resolution. Bloomberg News Reporter Derek Wallbank joined Emily to connect the dots.
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Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-9 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.