Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin announced his intention to drop VistA and move the department to a commercial, off-the-shelf electronic health record.
The Homeland Security Department’s “motion to dismiss” outlined in honest detail what went wrong with its small business procurement known as Flexible Agile Support for the Homeland (FLASH).
Bob Lohfeld of Lohfeld Consulting joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss his new book: “10 Steps to Creating High-Scoring Proposals”. June 5, 2017
The Small Business Administration’s new chief said she is focused on streamlining operations, mentoring entrepreneurs and launching a new marketing program.
After two sets of awards and more than 20 protests, the Homeland Security Department is going back to the drawing board with its FLASH small business vehicle.
Lawmakers gave the Education Department’s Office of Federal Student Aid a failing grade after reporting a combined $6 billion in improper payments, Agency officials said they are working toward better management and monitoring of student loan accounts.
The government surpassed its 5 percent small business contracting goal for the fourth year in a row, but failed to hit two milestones for HUBZones and women-owned small businesses.
Industry and lawmakers generally like the bill, but think it might need to be fleshed out a little more.
For defense contractors, especially small businesses, protecting covered defense information (CDI) can be a complicated and costly undertaking. It’s the law now, and contractors have until the end of the year to comply. Attorney Robert Metzger, a partner at Rogers Joseph O’Donnell, offers his take on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) calls for the Pentagon to enter into private commercial marketplaces.
The Cloud Center of Excellence this week will release a draft best practices guide that will give agency contracting officers, chief information officers and CFOs a new way of thinking about and buying cloud services.
This week on Amtower Off Center, business strategist Bob Davis joins host Mark Amtower to discuss business strategy development in the government contracting market. May 15, 2017
Policy updates include changes to the Transactional Data Reporting Rule, the reopening of Schedule 75 for office supplies, and streamlining professional services solicitations.
The Contractor Performance Assessment Reports System (CPARS) is one of the Defense Department’s most potent weapons for dealing with poor performing companies. But sometimes contracting officers make erroneous judgments and enter them into CPARS. Then what? Contractors can sue. But procurement attorney Joseph Petrillo of Petrillo and Powell tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin that even if they win the case, they don’t really win.
In part two of Federal News Radio’s special report on the DATA Act, experts say the common spending standards can help agencies with their missions, and are trying to understand what it will take to reach full compliance by 2022.