Procurement attorney Joe Petrillo of Petrillo and Powell discusses the issues the DoD’s implementation of their LPTA bid criteria is causing contractors.
Charlie E. Williams, Jr. and Nick Tsiopanas, members of the Section 809 panel, explain why their recommendations will benefit both DoD and small firms.
Guest columnist Jeff Neal says it’s hard to argue with the idea that top performers should receive some sort of compensation for their work. It is also hard to argue that most performance review processes are credible and effective.
In today’s Federal Newscast, two senators want to reverse steps Congress took last year to begin a comprehensive review of medical facilities at the Veterans Affairs Department.
Air Force Lt. Col. Sam Kidd, general counsel and a professional staff member of the Section 809 panel, said buying commercial products and services has become too cumbersome and slow for the Pentagon.
The Department of Homeland Security has worked with Congress to implement Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation programs, commonly known as CDM. One variation on that approach is from the Defense Department with a concept of the Comply to Connect program, or C2C. Much confusion has ensued trying to understand the differences and applications of both concepts.
All four leaders of the Armed Services Committees oppose using military construction funds for a border wall.
A rare, joint memo from three military service secretaries directs acquisition officials to build open architectures into all new programs.
In its new Maritime Accelerated Acquisition process, the Navy says coordination, senior-level involvement are keys to speed for high-priority acquisitions. But not every program will qualify.
Law taking effect Jan. 1 gives the Defense Department chief information officer new authorities over military services’ “disparate” IT modernization efforts.