Acquisition Policy

FILE - A sign is displayed outside the Internal Revenue Service building May 4, 2021, in Washington. A private company, enQ, lets those who are willing to pay jump to the front of the line to get their phone calls answered at the IRS. That has attracted the attention of lawmakers who want the IRS to investigate the company's impact on the agency's phone capacity. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

IRS’ quick wins by procurement, finance demonstrate power, value of RPA

The procurement and finance organizations have helped push the IRS toward a more innovative approach that focuses on automation to move away from repetitive,…

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Government IT glitches can keep contract bids from being received on time

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FILE - In this image taken from footage provided by the Ukrainian Defense Ministry Press Service, a Ukrainian soldiers use a launcher with US Javelin missiles during military exercises in Donetsk region, Ukraine, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. The Russian invasion of Ukraine is the largest conflict that Europe has seen since World War II, with Russia conducting a multi-pronged offensive across the country. The Russian military has pummeled wide areas in Ukraine with air strikes and has conducted massive rocket and artillery bombardment resulting in massive casualties. (Ukrainian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP, File)

Contractors are eyeing possible passage of a big aid-to-Ukraine bill

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Tabletop exercises to put CMMC 2.0 through the paces

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Healthcare products and pharmaceuticals: Addressing resiliency in a challenging global economy

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Mastering your mindset: How women leaders step up

Design to Delivery CEO Molly Gimmel, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss her new book: “Master Your Mindset: How Women…

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The ballet known as post award debriefings gets a new tu-tu

After a lot of cogitation, the Defense Department last month finalized revised rules for contract award debriefings, informational sessions where losing…

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Defense Innovation Unit shares lessons learned about acquisition of prototypes

The Defense Acquisition University and the Defense Innovation Unit have teamed up to offer what you might call an acquisition baptism.

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