Acquisition

  • SAGE Advice for CFO’s

    FederalNewsRadio has been Tracking the Transition — and following the money. Today, the Council for Excellence in Government released the Federal CFO Roadmap to give current and in-coming CFO’s insights about the job, the duties…

  • DoD slows moves to private industry

    The Department of Defense is requiring officials who participate in costly acquisitions at the Pentagon to get written approval from an agency ethics officer before taking a job with a contractor. Government Executive is reporting…

  • Breaking Down the Proposed Budget

    The fiscal 2010 budget summary details almost four pages on how the Obama administration is going to manage the federal government. While many of the specifics were not laid out, there is a clear path…

  • Who Will Do the Work?

    There are a lot of opinions on how the defense procurement process could be reformed. The House Armed Services Committee has formed a bi-partisan panel to deal with the issue, and there is a bill…

  • Education essential to procurement reform

    Capability just as important as capacity

  • Advising Acquisition

    David Hickey Of Counsel GreenbergTraurig March 31st, 2009

  • Reforming Acquisition at DoD

    The House’s oversight of reform for the acquisition system at the Pentagon is done by the Defense Acquisition Reform Panel, under the auspices of the House Armed Services Committee. Last week the panel heard from…

  • Acquisition Help Wanted

    The Pentagon plans to hire tens of thousands of acquisition workers over the next five years. What kind of education and training does it take to get into this field? Charles Tompkins is a professor…

  • Who watches the watchman?

    David Fisher Director Business Transformation Agency May 5th, 2009

  • Save Money by Buying IT Hardware

    Just like private-sector businesses, agencies are trying to squeeze out every last penny from IT budgets. One way is to extend the life of laptop inventories and other IT hardware. But Jack Gold of J.…