A dispute between the Defense Department and old-line contractor Raytheon shows how tricky the rules are for cost accounting. In one recent case, Raytheon prevailed at the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals.
A procurement management review helps defense agencies develop better systems for handling contract paperwork.
Features of two emerging governmentwide acquisition contracts demonstrate small but important innovation.
Also in today's Federal Newscast, reimbursements for military housing are not keeping up with inflation, and the Combined Federal Campaign needs more leaders.
For decades, the Defense department has used organized consortia of companies to acquire advanced technologies. The Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University is urging the Pentagon to improve the consortium model.
The AGILE Procurement Act in the Senate intends to make it easier for the government to buy commercial goods and services.
While necessary to harness the federal government’s buying power in addressing the climate crisis, new acquisition regulations could inadvertently serve as a barrier to entry for small businesses.
CISA is about to get its own procurement authority but could they grow too large too fast? Alan Thomas, the former commissioner of the GSA's Federal Acquisition Service, now the chief operating officer of Intellibridge talked with Tom Temin on the Federal Drive.
When it comes to federal contracts, Amazon seems to follow a simple three-word formula: protest, protest protest.
The Defense Acquisition University and the Defense Innovation Unit have teamed up to offer what you might call an acquisition baptism.
Earlier this month, the Federal Acquisition Regulation Council, the FAR Council, finalized new, more stringent rules for U.S. content in what agencies buy.
Longtime federal sales and marketing consultant Larry Allen joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more.
Steve Schooner, Nash & Cibinic professor of procurement law at The George Washington University Law School, joined host Roger Waldron on this week's Off the Shelf for a wide ranging discussion on climate change and key strategies for sustainable procurement.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, offers an inside look at some of the most unusual questions he’s received this year.