NCMA

  • Michelle Currier: Why debriefings are so important

    Federal agencies are now experimenting with extended debriefings, where everything is on the table.

  • The age of procurement uncertainty

    Michael Fischetti, executive director of the National Contract Management Association, joins host Mark Amtower to discuss uncertainties in procurement funding, priorities, and programs. July 10, 2017

  • Supply chain compliance: The buck stops where?

    Amanda Christian, a member of the National Contract Management Association board of advisors, makes the case for why aligning private and public sector contract practices makes sense.

  • All things contracting

    NITAAC Program Director Rob Coen, and Michael Fischetti, executive director of the National Contract Management Association, join host Mark Amtower to discuss a wide variety of contracting issues. December 21, 2015

  • Experts share insights on future of contract management

    Federal News Radio was on hand Monday morning, Dec. 14, for the first day of the National Contract Management Association’s Government Contract Management Symposium, talking to experts about the hurdles they see ahead in contract management.

  • James Woolsey: Defense Acquisition University looks to the future

    The Defense Acquisition University plays a vital part in training defense agencies to deliver warfighting capabilites to the government. Nearly 25 years after it opened its doors, DAU is still evolving to to give the acquisition workforce the tools it needs to do its job. James Woolsey, president of the Defense Acquisition University, spoke with Federal News Radio’s Executive Editor Jason Miller at NCMA’s 34th Annual Government Contract Management Symposuim about the changes DAU has made, and what changes are coming for it in the future. Miller shared that interview with host Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin

  • IT acquisition reform bill gets consensus, inches closer to passage

    House Oversight and Government Reform and Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committees agree on trimmed down version of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA). Now it’s up to the armed services committees to keep FITARA in the Defense Authorization bill.

  • GSA puts more category management pieces in place

    Kevin Youel Page is named the new deputy commissioner of FAS, replacing Bill Sisk, who shifted to an assistant commissioner position. GSA also publicly unveils the first three hallways under category management.

  • Aaron Raddock, Manager, Baker Tilly

    Some vendors use the phrase “contractors as pinatas” to describe how they feel about the assortment of new rules and regulations coming from the Obama administration. Aaron Raddock, a manager in the government contractor advisory services practice at the consulting firm Baker Tilly, spoke with Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller at the National Contract Management Association’s 33rd annual Government Contract Management Symposium to discuss how vendors can avoid the strike zone.

  • Jeffrey Koses, Senior Procurement Executive, GSA

    The General Services Administration is using new data to enhance its customer service. At the National Contract Management Association’s 33rd annual Government Contract Management Symposium, GSA Senior Procurement Executive Jeff Koses spoke with Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller about the agency’s recent survey results and the improved vendor interactions the data is pointing them toward.