Federal News Countdown: Shared services, technology and data

Two experts in the world of the federal government choose and rank the three news stories from the current week that they think are most important to people who work for the federal government. This discussion gives Federal employees and contractors a chance to hear what their peers are thinking about, talking about and dealing with.

Guests on the Federal News Countdown:

  • Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel, Professional Services Council
  • Larry Allen, president, Allen Federal Business Partners

Alan Chvotkin’s stories:

#3 Senate Panel Presses OMB on Management Agenda (Government Executive)


#2 Technical, data issues continue to plague vendor performance databases (Federal News Radio)

#1 Professional Services Council brings tech companies further into the fold (Washington Business Journal)

Larry Allen’s stories:

#3 Budget seeks largest increase in federal civilian workforce since 2009 (Federal News Radio)

#2 Study: Shared services could save government $28 billion (FCW)

#1 VA is competing for the Pentagon’s electronic health record contract (Nextgov)