Frank Kendall

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2021, file image from video, Jeff Zients, White House coronavirus response coordinator, speaks as Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical adviser to the president., Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, chair of the COVID-19 health equity task force, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Andy Slavitt, senior adviser to the White House COVID-19 Response Team,, appear on screen during a White House briefing on the Biden administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Washington. (White House via AP, File)

GAO: Agencies could’ve been more transparent in pandemic response OTA’s

In today’s Federal Newscast, agencies spent billions on urgent COVID-related contracts, but they neglected to report some important award information.

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DoD wants to cut contracting time by 50 percent as part of AT&L split

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Defense Secretary James Mattis

With most senior positions still vacant, Pentagon must tell Congress how it plans to restructure itself

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The legacy of Better Buying Power: DoD’s gambit to reform acquisition ‘from within’

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In final speech, DoD acquisition chief knocks congressional reforms as unhelpful

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DoD about to revamp its processes for buying business IT systems

If all goes according to plan, the Defense Department is a few weeks away from releasing new guidance on how it buys and builds business IT systems.

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Frank Kendall named Public Sector Partner of the Year

The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce recently inducted Frank Kendall, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics at the…

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New DoD research policy gets glowers from industry

DoD is tightening the reins on the research money it gives out to companies. The Pentagon is receiving some backlash for it.

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