Included in the $612 billion House-passed defense bill are some of Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry's proposals for overhauling military purchasing.
Acquisition officers get too much advice from people who can't move the process forward, says Army Assistant Secretary Heidi Shyu.
The Pentagon's top acquisition official says provisions concerning the service chiefs and acquisition experience for personnel need improvement.
Bob Davis argues that the lack of a strong federal procurement workforce is not just a government problem -- and it’s time for industry to get involved in solving it.
An industry analyst said the agency virtually guaranteed protests by using written debriefings instead of face-to-face meetings with unsuccessful vendors.
AOF brings together government and industry in an effort to chart a new course for acquisition overhaul efforts.
The revised FAC-C curriculum takes effect Oct. 1 and will align civilian agency training more closely with DOD's.
The plan is to tell vendors who fail to win a contract why they lost, within the constraints of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, rather than just telling them that they did.
Steve Kelman reflects on what could be the most important sentence in the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
Defense Undersecretary Frank Kendall and Sen. Joe Donnelly used an Armed Services Committee hearing to discuss the possibility of using the same cost guidelines for IT and weapons systems.
GSA's product- and service-centric approach ignores how those products and services would be used, argues the Information Technology Industry Council.
Overhauling the defense acquisition process is a national security imperative in tight budget times, argues a consultant and former Marine major general.
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