The Defense Acquisition University showed how it could modernize a decade-old, on-premise customized system into one that is more secure and easier to use for its students.
George Mason University in Virginia officially launched the Center for Government Contracting to focus on policy, business and regulatory issues that impact the federal procurement process.
The General Services Administration wants to help vendors improve the quality of their future bid submissions through its new initiative, called INFORM.
The White House said President Trump intends to nominate Michael Wooten, the senior advisor for acquisitions at the Department of Education’s Federal Student Aid office, to lead the Office of Federal Procurement Policy.
Five years after it broke open, the Navy’s contract scandal, “Fat Leonard,” is still producing indictments and prison sentences. For some perspective, Bruno Wengrowski joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
John Snoderly, learning director of engineering at the Defense Acquisition University in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, explained why open systems are critical to weapons system interoperability.
To ensure that what DoD buys is what it really wants, Defense Acquisition University developed the Services Acquisition Workshop.
The Defense Department and Army are changing the way they hire and train acquisition professionals.
The Defense Department mandated the use of a services acquisition workshop in 2012 for all procurements worth more than $1 billion. The success of the effort is leading other agencies to use it.
The Defense Department will have to fill Congress in on certain conditions surrounding multi-year contracts 30 days before they are awarded if a new proposed rule is adopted.