Camron Gorguinpour, principal at Woden, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss innovation, open systems architecture and how his company helps organizations gain a new perspective on diversity and defense acquisition. June 27, 2017
Alan Thomas became the fourth commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at the General Services Administration June 26.
The 2016 federal contractor survey sponsored by Grant Thornton found vendors are optimistic about working in the public sector, despite facing more competition and lower profit margins.
The General Services Administration’s inspector general issued a notice saying former Administrator Denise Turner Roth made “statements and taking actions that threatened the complainant with transfer to another position.” Sources say out-going FAS Commissioner Tom Sharpe is the whistleblower.
The idea of an Amazon-like market is the latest iteration of a durable idea, namely getting the government to buy commercial items in a commercial way.
At the confirmation hearing for Patrick Shanahan, the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman admonished the nominee for deputy Defense secretary to resubmit his written answers with more detail, saying that the Senate will not serve as a “rubber stamp” for Defense nominees.
Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller and DoD reporter Scott Maucione join host Roger Waldron for a wide ranging discussion of current events in the federal acquisition marketplace. June 20, 2017
DHS is planning to hold its fourth reverse industry day on June 28 while three other agencies are following in their footsteps by holding similar events with vendors.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s fourth hearing focusing on the implementation of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) offered some insights into what lawmakers will expect from agencies next.
New data from Bloomberg Government shows more than 2,600 multiple award contracts across government, which is a drop of 8 percent over the last five years.
What is the state of the government IT channel? Find out when Bob Laclede, principal and owner of RPL Solutions, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center. June 19, 2017
DISA is prepared to scrap buying unified capabilities from industry if the price is too high. The agency is prepared to move to an open source platform.
Scott Buchholz, chief technology officer for Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Federal Government practice, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the company’s 2017 report on technology trends and their impact on federal government operations. June 13, 2017
Tom Sharpe, the FAS Commissioner, and Kevin Youel Page, the deputy FAS Commissioner, have told staff they are leaving.
Industry experts reacted with optimism and surprise to the decision by the General Services Administration to merge the Technology Transformation Service into the Federal Acquisition Service.