NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis wants to open lines of…
To find out how the Pentagon is driving new manufacturing techniques, you need to look outside the building and to a network of public-private partnerships located around the country.
In the past I have written about subcontracting compliance from the Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) audit prospective. The three step process of system existence, system procedure adequacy and compliance is a very effective way to meet the FAR 44.3 CPSR goal of “efficiency and effectiveness with which the contractor spends Government funds and complies…
One of the nation’s largest military shipyards is paying $9.2 million back to the federal government after a former employee alleged the Mississippi shipbuilder falsified records to maximize contracting bonuses.
If a provision in the House version of the annual Defense authorization bill becomes law, the world of federal procurement faces major disruption.
Pentagon officials, at the urging of Congress and successive administrations, has been trying for years to operate more like a business to cut costs and operate more efficiently. They have little to show for those efforts, an analysis by Bloomberg Government shows.
Hiring and firing will drive the success of the AT&L reorganization.
The Pentagon’s new acquisition plan creates almost a dozen new offices.
VA Adopts Final Rule for Veteran-Owned Small Business Verification Guidelines – Centre Law & Consulting
Interim Final Rule Adopted as Final Rule Without Change In the July 12, 2017, edition of the Federal Register, VA published its Final Rule implementing its revisions regarding the length of the eligibility period for inclusion in the VA Vendor Information Pages Database (VIP) (www.vip.vetbiz.gov). This Final Rule implements an Interim Final Rule published in…
On August 24, 2017, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) final rule amending the NASA Federal Acquisition Supplement by adding a policy on the use of “award terms” will take effect. Award terms are an incentive for contractors to go above and beyond a satisfactory performance to obtain an additional period of performance.