Aram Mazmanian, a principal at Censeo Consulting Group, explains why category management could be the impetus to change the way the government classifies what its buys.
Viola’s nomination was out of the blue, but experts say that might work to his advantage. Outsiders can create an opportunity for change through new perspectives.
AECOM was named Contractor of the Year ($300 million and up) as part of the 2016 Greater Washington GovCon Awards, which are presented by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce.
Meagan Metzger, founder of Dcode42, sat down with Erwin Godoy, the Chief Innovation Strategist at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s (NGA) Enterprise Innovation Office, to discuss why the tech world has barely scratched the surface of its full potential with the federal government, and what can be done to bring the two sides closer together.
The Small Business Administration issued a memo in October stating all task and delivery orders between $3,000 and $150,000 under the GSA schedule are to be set-aside for small businesses if two or more are qualified.
Federal News Radio is highlighting the top Reporter’s Notebook stories of 2016 based on reader’s interest and overall story impact.
Lt. Gen. Bob Ferrell, the Army’s chief information officer/G6, said there are several parallel initiatives like data center consolidation and network consolidation to reach the end goal of having a modernized IT infrastructure and end-user services.
Federal contracting officials advised women small business owners that if they want to succeed in government business, it’s all about being professional and being themselves.
The Air Force is close to hiring an industry executive to change the way it procures big ticket IT items.
DoD’s top personnel officer says Congress is imposing too many acquisition changes and not leaving enough staff to implement them.
Jackie Space, founder of a Silicon Valley company called BMNT, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin, federal managers often blame the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) for getting in the way of collaboration between government and industry. Space advises using authorities already in the FAR to try non-traditional relationships.
Roper Technologies is buying the federal market research and government contractor software firm from private equity firm Thoma Bravo.
The Homeland Security Department’s struggles to recruit, retain and develop top talent, as well as its challenges in fostering working industry relationships, will be key priorities as DHS approaches the upcoming transition and its 15th anniversary. That’s according to a survey of DHS and industry executives from the Homeland Security and Defense Business Council.
The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council is trying again to promote communication between acquisition workers and vendors as early as possible in the contracting process.
The defense industry has gotten off to a good start implementing initial capabilities for insider threat programs, the Defense Security Service said. Cleared contractors had until Nov. 30 to develop and submit their plans for an insider threat program and appoint a senior official to lead and oversee it.