"The Update: Recent Acquisition Developments"
March 6, 2014 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST
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The White House announced 15 cross-agency priority goals in its fiscal year (FY) 2015 budget, including seven mission-oriented and eight management-focused goals over a four-year window. On the acquisition front, the Obama administration aims to: Build on the success of the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI) by rolling out …… » Read more
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The Air Force’s cost estimate for the Defense Enterprise Accounting and Management System (DEAMS)—a critical element in the Department of Defense’s efforts to produce auditable financial statements—met best practices, but issues with the DEAMS program schedule could affect the estimate’s credibility, the …… » Read more
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the cloud computing contract supporting Healthcare.gov and the state health-care marketplaces, NextGov reports. According to a special notice and limited source justification on FedBizOpps, the extension—valued at up to $58 million over seven months—will …… » Read more
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In an interview with Defense News, outgoing Department of Defense (DoD) comptroller Robert Hale discusses the department’s fiscal year (FY) 2015 budget request and the ongoing budget uncertainties. DoD’s FY2015 request adheres to spending levels set by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013, but the department has asked for an …… » Read more