Today's VAO Webinar: February 4
"February 2016 Update: Recent Acquisition Developments"
Thursday, February 4, 2016 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Join us for this 1-hour webinar and stay current on the most important acquisition-related regulatory, policy, and oversight developments that occurred in December 2015 and January 2016.
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Federal budget analysts say President Barack Obama is likely to propose a small increase in the federal information technology (IT) budget in his fiscal year (FY) 2017 spending blueprint, to be released today, reports FedTech. The administration also is expected to focus on specific IT and digital programs, including the U.S. Digital Service …… » Read more
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With two ambitious and expensive aircraft programs under way—the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) and the Air Force’s new long-range strike bomber (LRS-B)—the Department of Defense (DoD) may face some tough budget decisions in fiscal year (FY) 2017 and beyond, reports Government Executive. “The F-35A and [the bomber] are …… » Read more
Legislation introduced in the Senate this week aims to improve how the government manages its buildings and properties and facilitate disposal of unneeded properties. Introduced by Senators Tom Carper (D-DE), Rob Portman (R-OH), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), Ron Johnson (R-WI), Angus King (I-ME), and James Lankford (R-OK), the Federal Property …… » Read more
COMMUNITY EVENTS & AWARDS
What events should you be attending? Are there any award programs calling for nominations?
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has issued a draft request for proposals (RFP) for federal security clearance process fieldwork, reports NextGov. The procurement is expected to result in award of up to four indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contracts, under which vendors will provide fieldwork services for …… » Read more
ASI Templates current through FAC 2005-86
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