Section 809 Panel

For DoD, new flexibility for IT spending is a test of trust with Congress

Early signs suggest Congress is ready to let DoD expand pilot programs that use colorless appropriations for IT, but not without limitations.

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Pentagon wants to use its biggest IT program to test ‘colorless’ software appropriation

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National Contract Management AssociationCameron Holt, Jason Miller

Air Force’s next hack of the federal procurement system: One-year funding

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Defense Department/Federal News NetworkDave Drabkin, Section 809 panel chairman

Section 809 chairman shares quick fixes for defense acquisition, no Congress needed

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Section 809 panelist analyzes DoD pricing provisions

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809 Panel recommendation will bring more innovative small businesses to DoD

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Mac Thornberry

Thornberry considering punishing DoD for moving too slowly on new laws

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OTAs aren’t the only answer to satisfy DoD’s need for procurement speed

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…

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Section 809: Will accountability and transparency be the price of reform?

The Coalition for Government Procurement said the Section 809 Panel’s approach to the concept of “readily available” products and services to reform…

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Section 846 & commercial item contracting

Tom Sisti, vice president and chief legislative counsel for SAP, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the state of commercial item contracting and the e-commerce implementation of Section 846 of the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act.

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