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'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


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