Contracting

White House Procurement Chief Wants Acquisition SWAT Team

Anne Rung is pursuing category management to curb wasteful duplication.

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US CIO Tony Scott Says Federal IT is Now a ‘Contact Sport.’ Here’s the Rulebook.

Nextgov

New OMB guidance aims to break down barriers that have sprouted up between IT decision-makers and other agency officials.

Departing Aerospace Industries Leader: First-Rate Nations Respect and Support Public Servants

In exit interview, Blakey criticizes congressional gridlock, urges Defense budget compromises.

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Getting Tech to ‘Show Up’

Rolling back reforms sure won’t attract innovative players to the government market.

Commerce's Innovation Exec Seeks to Hire Entrepreneurs

Economic development coach offers help to small businesses as survey shows most common contractor mistakes.

Contractors Oppose Plan to Centralize Pentagon Commercial Purchasing

House acquisition reform bill would streamline buys through a central officer.

A brown pelican covered in oil sits on the beach in Louisiana in 2010 after the spill.

Contractor BP Wants You to Think the Gulf Is OK

With billions on the line, the oil giant wants to change minds five years after the Gulf spill.

Defense: We Can’t Afford to Replace Aging ICBMs, Bombers, Subs

With or without sequestration, the Pentagon will need at least $10 billion more per year to modernize its nuclear arsenal, procurement chief says.

A former member of Blackwater joines family members, friends, and supporters of four former Blackwater security guards outside the federal court Monday.

Blackwater, Contracting and the Iraq War Time Warp

A long conflict as seen through a long trial.

Two EA-18G Growlers from the Cougars of Electronic Attack Squadron conduct a flight test in November.

New Technology Will Allow Navy To Target with Jamming Pods

Faster datalinks will allow the Navy’s EA-18 Growler to pinpoint insurgents with weapons-quality accuracy.

Pentagon Strives for Even Better Buying Power

Upgrade to acquisition strategy stresses long-range R&D, cybersecurity and commercial sourcing.

A B-2 Spirit strategic bomber conducts a low approach training flight over Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.

The Pentagon’s Next Bomber Will Be Built To Upgrade

The stealthy strike aircraft the Air Force buys this year will look a lot different when it is retired to the boneyard decades from now.

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a December 2014 protest seeking higher hourly wages for federal contract employees.

Are Low-Wage Federal Contract Workers Getting Ripped Off?

Good Jobs Nation has filed a complaint with Labor on behalf of contract janitors, bus drivers and groundskeepers.

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