The Pentagon wants vendors to take no more than two months to develop their final proposals when purchasing its weapons systems.
The Defense Department and Army are changing the way they hire and train acquisition professionals.
When agencies use the Defense Contract Audit Agency for cost audits, contractors wait for two years or longer for contract closeouts.
The Trump administration’s Defense budget proposal envisions billions of dollars in savings from more oversight on IT, base closures, health care reforms and plane tickets.
House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) calls for the Pentagon to enter into private commercial marketplaces.
Trump’s policies might save some money in DoD by reducing waste, fraud and abuse, but some changes, like the hiring freeze, might do more damage than good to the Pentagon.
The number of Hispanic federal civilian employees increased for the fourth year in a row, according to the latest report from the Office of Personnel Management. The annual report showed an increase of 461 on-board employees between fiscal 2013 and 2014, or a 0.1 percent bump in Hispanic representation.
NASA could be soon looking for another chief information officer. Sources say Larry Sweet has told his staff he plans on retiring at the end of the calendar year.
Richard Ginman, the director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy, left government late last month. In an interview with Federal News Radio’s On DoD a few days before his retirement, he reflected on what’s changed during his 42-year career, and what hasn’t.
The Defense Department may be in increasing danger of not knowing whether it’s paying contractors a fair price. A rising backlog is crippling the Defense Contract Audit Agency.