For those who sell technology to the government, their focus should be on assisted acquisitions, client engagement and innovative acquisition methods, says expert Larry Allen.
The Defense Department’s final solicitation for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure is worth up to $10 billion over 10 years, and will go to a single vendor.
With new OTA for information warfare, the Navy hopes to quickly push its cyber demands to industry, but also get answers to questions it hadn’t thought to ask.
Six agencies received lower grades from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on their latest IT acquisition reform report cards.
James MacStravic, who’s performing the duties of undersecretary of Defense for acquisition, technology and logistics plans to spend the next year driving DoD toward better performance in IT acquisition, including by reducing the number of departmentwide policies on the topic.
Each of the last three administrations has deployed a strategy for IT acquisition. Former Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Angela Styles, chairwoman of the law firm Crowell Moring, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin on what the next challenges might be.
The General Services Administration says it’s working through a series of legislative and regulatory changes that would help agencies buy cloud computing services as a “utility.”
Van Hitch, senior advisor with Deloitte’s Federal Consulting Practice, joins host Roger Waldron to talk about some of the IT acquisition challenges facing federal managers. March 3, 2015
The Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) is now the law of the land. It’s a bill designed to shake up the way government buys IT, and now that task is squarely on the shoulders of agency CIOs. Van Hitch, a specialist leader and senior adviser at Deloitte joined Jason Miller on the Federal Drive with more on how they’re handling this responsibility.
The Government Accountability Office added two new issues to its ever-growing list of challenges for agencies. The biennial High Risk List includes six areas that have been problematic for 25 years.