Allen Federal Business Partners

  • Larry Allen: NDAA provision alters DoD acquisition process

    Companies selling to the Defense Department may be overlooking something serious under consideration by Congress. That’s a provision in the 2018 Defense authorization bill to stop DoD agencies from buying off the General Services Administration’s multiple award schedule. But sellers should never leave to chance which vehicle their customers use. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, shares more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • Larry Allen: What contractors need to know about DoD budget process

    All of the Washington ways of getting things in and out of a defense budget are coming into play. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin, how contractors can at least keep track of the game.

  • Larry Allen: Useful strategy to address GSA lack of leadership

    The General Services Administration has a lot of vacancies in its acquisition pantheon. And there’s no administrator yet – or even an appointment. In a situation like this, contractors need a strategy. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to give some tips.

  • Larry Allen: Federal contractors will be happy with 2017 spending bill

    Late as it is, the 2017 spending bill could provide a lot of work for federal contractors, even if it doesn’t contain money for a border wall. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to provide more of an assessment. He also discussed the same legislation in a recent blog.

  • Larry Allen: Processes continue during budget debate

    Contractors, no less than federal employees, can relax now that Congress and the administration managed to keep the government open for business. Luckily some processes didn’t hesitate. Such as a training session for contractors recently staged by the General Services Administration. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • Larry Allen: Why contractors should ignore the GSA reporting rule

    Larry Allen, long time GSA sales consultant, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to explain why he opposes a new rule put in place by the General Services Administration to keep track of what is sold to the government in order to get the most out of its buying power

  • Run, don’t walk, away from GSA’s transactional data reporting rule

    Larry Allen, the president of Allen Federal Business Partners, makes the case that contractors could face increased liabilities because of GSA’s Transactional Data Reporting rule.

  • Larry Allen: GSA still missing senior Trump appointments

    Although the Trump administration has been filling itself in, the General Services Administration is still lacking an administrator and commissioners for its big services. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss what this all means.

  • The Lay of the (contracting) Land

    Nation Analytics founder Brian Friel and Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal business Partners, join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss the state of the contracting landscape. March 27, 2017

  • More budget activity likely for contractors in fourth quarter of fiscal year

    Final quarter of fiscal 2017 is less than 100 days away and Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partner, said contractors need to start thinking about budget and planning now

  • Larry Allen: Here’s the skinny on White House’s skinny budget

    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.

  • Are contractors worrying too much over GSA’s data rule?

    The General Services Administration and schedule contractors continue debating the implementation of the Transactional Data Rule.

  • Acquisition in a time of transition

    Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Products, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf, discusses the state of acquisition during a presidential transition. February 7, 2017

  • Larry Allen: OMB may restrict certain contracts

    The Trump administration’s policies on procurement and information technology haven’t quite come into focus. But signs say new Office of Management and Budget leadership might restrict use of certain contracts and contracting vehicles. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, shares more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • A look back: Ten years of Amtower Off Center

    Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower on the first show of his eleventh season to discuss GSA schedules, the demise of FOSE, and a look back at MythBusters. February 6, 2017