The Unified Shared Services Management office released a concept of operations and an RFI for software-as-a-service as part of its plan to continue moving the initiative forward in 2017.
The Government Accountability Office’s decision to deny four protests of GSA’s Alliant 2 contracts for IT services could end up being a landmark ruling.
Guy Timberlake, chief visionary officer of The American Small Business Coalition, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss some of the big issues affecting small business contractors. January 16, 2017
Mike Pullen, director of Strategic Operations at CGI, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the current state of communication between government and industry. January 10, 2017
Multiple industry sources confirmed that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) will not to take part in the pilot test that was expected to begin in 2017. That decision comes as GSA’s 18F awards Equifax a contract for identity proofing and fraud detection.
NASA SEWP Program Manager Joanne Woytek and Allen Federal President Larry Allen join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss SEWP activity in 2016 and how GWACs help CIOs with FITARA. January 9, 2017
When the Defense Department recently awarded two giant contracts to manage health care services, it had smooth sailing in spite of protests. That’s a marked contrast from five years ago when several awards were overturned on protest. Procurement attorney Joe Petrillo of Petrillo and Powell joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more on how they managed things in 2016.
The U.S. Labor Department is trying to bar Google from doing business with the federal government unless the internet company turns over confidential information about thousands of its employees
U.S. Cyber Command is creating a 10 person team to handle the $75 million a year it will have for acquisition.
Comments were due last week on a Defense Department rule concerning government use of unclassified contractor information. It may have been mistletoe and egg-nog time, but that didn’t prevent the Professional Services Council from weighing in. Alan Chvotkin, PSC’s executive vice president and counsel, fills in Federal Drive with Tom Temin on all the details.
One of the main tenets of the Pentagon’s Better Buying Power initiative is changing procurement for the better.
Cornell University history professor and author Barry Strauss joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss marketing and business leadership strategies learned from military lessons. January 2, 2017
Government would grind to a halt faster without contractors than without a permanent budget bill. Yet like their federal employee counterparts, contractors spend a lot of time trying to interpret the tea leaves as the Trump administration prepares to take over. Especially information technology companies. With what contractors are expecting and hoping, Trey Hodgkins, senior vice president for the public sector at the Information Technology Industry Council, fills in Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Through executive orders, the White House enacted more than a half dozen significant changes on matters ranging from nondiscrimination against LGBT employees to minimum wage rules affecting contractors. All of them are likely targets for repeal by the Trump administration. Ken Rosenberg, a partner at the law firm Fox Rothschild talks with Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about what’s ahead.
The General Services Administration seems to be making it tougher for certain contractors to do business with the government. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Group, tells Federal News Radio’s Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin what new stipulations GSA is implementing that may leave some companies out to dry.