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Post-Award Contract Management – Where the Acquisition Rubber Meets the Performance Road

Thursday, May 19th, 2016 - 9:57
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Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 09:45
With guest blogger: Steve Kelman, Professor, Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government Most efforts to improve the procurement system during the last 20 years have focused on the process by which agencies work to develop requirements and acquisition approaches (known in contracting terms as “acquisition planning”), and to choose a winning contractor (known as “source selection”).  

Anne Rung

Friday, April 29th, 2016 - 12:11
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Why is federal acquisition so complex? What is category management? How is the federal government driving innovation in acquisition? What is being done to strengthen government-industry relationships? Join host Michael J. Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Anne Rung, Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), Office of Management and Budget.
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Mon, 09/26/2016
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Why is federal acquisition so complex? What is category management? How is the federal government driving innovation in acquisition? What is being done to strengthen government-industry relationships? Join host Michael J. Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Anne Rung, Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), Office of Management and Budget.

Weekly Roundup March 25, 2016

Friday, March 25th, 2016 - 15:37
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Michael J. Keegan

Weekly Roundup March 11, 2016

Friday, March 11th, 2016 - 19:00
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Weekly Roundup March 4, 2016

Friday, March 4th, 2016 - 17:11
Friday, March 4, 2016 - 14:19

Conversation with Authors: Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power

Friday, March 4th, 2016 - 10:48
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What is the U.S. Department of Defense’s “Better Buying Power” initiative? How is DoD promoting competition, providing incentives, reducing bureaucracy, and improving services acquisition? What can federal agencies learn from DoD’s Better Buying Power initiatives? Join us as we explore these questions and more with David Van Slyke & Zach Huitink authors of Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power.
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Mon, 03/07/2016
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What is the U.S. Department of Defense’s “Better Buying Power” initiative? How is DoD promoting competition, providing incentives, reducing bureaucracy, and improving services acquisition? What can federal agencies learn from DoD’s Better Buying Power initiatives? Join Michael J. Keegan as he explores these questions and more with David Van Slyke & Zach Huitink authors of Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power.

Moving Forward with FITARA: Agency CIOs Can Lead Real and Lasting Change

Thursday, November 19th, 2015 - 10:26
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The scenario: A House government oversight subcommittee chairman and ranking member have a strong interest in how agencies are managing technology, in light of a new law that gives agency CIOs more leverage over operations. The subcommittee leaders ask the Government Accountability Office to assess agency performance in key areas, and the subcommittee then takes the assessment and assigns grades that come back with far more Ds and Fs than As and Bs.

DOD’s Better Buying Power – A Path to Meaningful Acquisition Reform

Monday, November 9th, 2015 - 19:32
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Monday, November 9, 2015 - 18:26
Blog co-author:  Jimmy Norcross, IBM

Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 - 16:12
On behalf of the IBM Center for The Business of Government, we are pleased to present this report, Beyond Business as Usual: Improving Defense Acquisition through Better Buying Power, by Zachary S Huitink and David M Van Slyke, Syracuse University.

Weekly Roundup: August 24-28, 2015

Friday, August 28th, 2015 - 8:49
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Dan Chenok OPM bringing new perspectives to helping agencies on HR enhancements.    OMB leading efforts to improve training and workforce skills for acquiring IT.  GSA improving acquisition websites with new apps