GAO finds more than 30 percent of Pentagon spending went to non-competitive awards in fiscal 2012.
The recently-passed continuing resolution is giving defense officials reason to reconsider earlier decisions.
Professional services vehicle aims to complement GSA schedules for cross-government demands.
Restrictions authored by Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) included in continuing resolution; rules could be expanded to other agencies
DOD needs a shift in its priorities to effectively plan for America's changing role in the world, experts say.
The Senate passed a budget for the first time in four years, but the battle for 2014 isn't over.
The Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 is widely recognized as a watershed moment in federal IT procurement legislation, and several bills since then have shaped the system further. Where does the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, now under consideration in Congress, fit into the big picture?
Air Force contracting officers have not consistently followed the rules for issuing solicitations for risky cost-reimbursement contracts.
Although Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel recently directed Defense Department officials to reevaluate the military's most important goals in light of reduced resources, the department remains obligated to a number of things, and negotiating them will require tactical leadership.
With the continuing resolution to avert a government shutdown passed, lawmakers set their sights further out.
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