Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer for the Department of Homeland Security, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off he Shelf to discuss DHS procurement, including how the agency’s strategic investments in acquisition workforce training and development are delivering best value mission support across the department.
Section 809 panel delivers 2,000 pages of proposed fixes to DoD acquisition, including a sweeping overhaul of how the Pentagon buys commercially-available goods and services.
David Drabkin, chair of the Section 809 Panel, joined host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the panel’s progress and outline the group’s findings on commercial item contracting. November 20, 2018
Jeff Koses, senior procurement executive at the General Services Administration discusses the agency’s key policy, program and procurement initiatives, including the implementation of Section 846, schedules modernization, and the acquisition workforce. July 31, 2018
A congressional advisory panel says lawmakers have provided numerous ways for DoD to speed up its hiring of acquisition professionals. In fact, they may be too numerous.
The Army has launched a four-month project to create a new “modernization command,” and plans to have it fully functional by next summer.
Anne Rung, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrator and U.S. Chief Acquisition Officer, will be moving to Seattle to work as the head of Amazon Business where she will run its strategic supplier program focusing on the government.
George Washington University Law Professor Steve Schooner joins host Roger Waldron to discuss “Better Buying Power Principles” and their potential impact on DoD acquisition. May 31, 2016
Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer for the Department of Homeland Security, joins host Roger Waldron to discuss her vision for the DHS acquisition workforce, procurement operations, and government-industry communications. March 29, 2016
Ray Bjorklund, president of BirchGrove Consulting, discusses procurement spending in fiscal year 2015 and purchasing patterns across the federal government. August 18, 2015