Tag: DOD

JEDI, Questions Remain

Earlier this month, the Department of Defense (DoD) submitted a report to Congress detailing the Department’s justification for making its $10 Billion Joint Enterprise Defense Initiative (JEDI) cloud contract a

The DoD Cloud Strategy: Stifling Innovation in the Name of Innovation?

As the deadline for comments on the JEDI draft RFP rapidly approaches, the Coalition for Government Procurement believes it is an appropriate time to take stock of the Department of

“Re-Engineering” Acquisition Management

This week, the Coalition had the honor of addressing the Section 809 Acquisition Advisory Panel (the 809 Panel).  The 809 Panel takes its name from Section 809 of last year’s

Despite the snow, January has been a busy month for procurement policy

FAR & Beyond: Despite the snow, January has been a very busy month for procurement policy/management issues and initiatives. Defense Acquisition of Services On January 6th, the Department of Defense

The Multiple Award Double-Standard, Part II

For this week’s comment I wanted to share with you my latest blog post that was first published on the Federal Times’ Acquisition Blog (www.federaltimes.com) on May 16, 2014. The Multiple Award Double-Standard,

DPAP Asks for Industry Input on 400 DFARS Requirements

Wednesday night brought 14 inches of snow—significantly more than predicted! (Gee, how did that happen?)  I spent Thursday morning shoveling the driveway and sidewalk.  Everything is closed.  The streets are

Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (DPAP) “Myth-Busters” Feedback

This week the Coalition provided Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (DPAP) with “Myth-Busters” feedback regarding the policies, goals and objectives for Economy Act and non-Economy Act Interagency Acquisitions.  Our feedback