Circuit

Blog archive

'IT' reaches new, set-aside status

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), told Dan Gordon, administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, to "stop talking in acronyms" at hearing held on May 25. Gordon had been talking about GWACs (governmentwide acquisition contracts) and other alphabet-soup terms.

"I get to say I-T, right?” Gordon asked to be sure before going ahead with a comment on information technology.

Posted by Matthew Weigelt on May 25, 2011 at 12:11 PM


Featured

  • innovation (Sergey Nivens/Shutterstock.com)

    VA embraces procurement challenges at scale

    Steve Kelman applauds the Department of Veterans Affairs' ambitious attempt to move beyond one-off prize-based contests to combat veteran suicides more effectively.

  • big data AI health data

    Where did the ideas for shutdowns and social distancing come from?

    Steve Kelman offers another story about hero civil servants (and a good president).

Stay Connected

FCW INSIDER

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.