IT acquisition

  • All things federal IT

    Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller joins host Mark Amtower to talk about a number of Federal IT issues. January 13, 2014

  • All things federal IT

    Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller joins host Mark Amtower to talk about a number of Federal IT issues. December 9, 2013

  • Commerce reaps savings through collaborative strategic-sourcing effort

    The chief information and chief technology offices at the Commerce Department have generated more than $200 million in savings by taking a collaborative approach to purchasing IT and cybersecurity products.

  • Emerging technologies alter the way agencies, industry do business

    The federal market is in flux. New companies are popping up, and established contractors, big and small, are altering the way they do business to take advantage of emerging technologies and the way that technology is delivered. As part of Federal News Radio’s special report, A New Era in Technology, we examine the sea change that will force federal agencies and contractors to think differently as they learn how to master these new technologies together.

  • House Oversight Committee passes 12 bills affecting agency management

    Including the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Wednesday passed 12 bills focusing on a variety of agency management issues.

  • IT acquisition

    Robert Coen, acting program director for NITAAC, discusses the state of the IT acquisition market with host Roger Waldron. January 15, 2013 (Encore presentation February 12, 2013)

  • IT acquisition reform, GSA schedules, and more

    Tom Sisti, director and legislative counsel for SAP, joins host Roger Waldron to talk about a wide range of acquisition issues. November 20, 2012

  • VanRoekel says IT reform plan ‘shocked’ system into change

    OMB highlights successes of 25-point strategy on its 18-month anniversary. Federal CIO Steve VanRoekel said agencies saved $100 million from moving email to the cloud. There now are more than 1,000 qualified program managers in the new job series. The IT reform plan helps institute culture change from CIOs on down. June 7, 2012(Encore presentation July 5, 2012)

  • Air Force models rapid IT development

    The Defense Department wants its information technology projects to be developed in smaller, faster chunks that take no more than 18 months to deploy. One Air Force program executive officer says he’s already doing it in 12 months.

  • DoD to streamline IT acquisition

    A Congressionally-mandated report issued by the Defense Department finds the acquisition and budget processes being used for IT were designed for major weapons systems – not 21st century computer systems. The recommendations would let DoD keep pace with rapid developments in the IT marketplace.