This week on Amtower Off Center, host Mark Amtower interviews small business expert Becky Sheetz on applying the principles of Sun Tzu from her book: “The Art of War for Small Business.” March 13, 2017
The General Services Administration wants Congress to secure funding for the billion-dollar project before it takes any more steps toward a new FBI headquarters.
The six-year closure of Schedule 75 is impacting long-standing GSA industry partners whose contracts are expiring with no opportunity to submit a new offer to maintain contract coverage.
The General Services Administration is loaning out Norman Dong, commissioner of the Public Buildings Service (PBS), to the private sector. Dong’s departure leaves a vacancy in GSA’s top leadership, as the agency works to plan a new FBI headquarters and answer questions regarding conflicts of interest around the Trump International Hotel.
NASA has just awarded $17 million in contracts to eight companies that it thinks are on the verge of coming up with game-changing technologies for the future of commercial space flight. Stephen Jurczyk, the associate administrator for the Space Technology Mission Directorate, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin the agency targeted the contracts to firms with what it calls “tipping point” technologies — those that need a small funding boost to bring their systems to market.
Repperio founder and CEO June Marshall and company president Behrad Mahdi, join host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk discuss how their company can help federal acquisition specialists do data driven market research. March 7, 2017
What are the opportunites and challenges facing the transition’s new procurement leadership team? Find out this week when Gormley Group President Bill Gormley joins host Roger Waldron on Off the Shelf. February 28, 2017
On Federal Drive with Tom Temin, Federal News Radio’s Eric White checked in with Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, for some predictions about the effect of the White House’s so-called skinny budget on contracting.
President Donald Trump and members of Congress have stressed the importance of improving government information technology. The questions is whether their proposed budgets match their enthusiasm. Forrester Research provides some new forecasts for technology spending. For highlights, Federal News Radio’s Eric White spoke with Forrester research analyst Andrew Bartels on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Army put out a request for information (RFI) looking for vendors who could provide services to find, monitor and remove impostor social media accounts.
Small businesses growing more worried about the impact of category management on their opportunities to compete for contracts. OFPP required each category manager to submit a plan for how they will address those concerns.
The Defense Department mandated the use of a services acquisition workshop in 2012 for all procurements worth more than $1 billion. The success of the effort is leading other agencies to use it.
Entrepreneur and angel investor Tien Wong of Lore Systems joins host Mark Amtower for a wide ranging discussion of innovation, federal IT, the upcoming G-Tech forum, and the value of social networking. March 7, 2017
The Coalition for Government Procurement says its imperative to reform GSA’s Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) program.
The House Small Business Committee says it will be focusing this fiscal year on program oversight, improved management, and reducing duplicative efforts.