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.
Anne Rung replaces Joe Jordan as administrator of OMB’s Office of Federal Procurement Policy.
A punishment-only approach is bad psychology and bad management, even if it may be good politics.
The IT acquisition overhaul bill the House will vote on Tuesday includes a few changes from the version included in the House-passed defense policy measure last year.
Legislation would create a Government Transformation Board empowered to impose its will on recalcitrant agencies.
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