OFPP to issue memo to make sure agencies understand new ethics rules
Most evidence anecdotal as there is no way to define these firms
The Obama administration yesterday issued a new executive order aimed at reducing government waste, fraud and abuse. Yesterday, we spoke to Allan Burman, the former administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy. But what…
Stan Soloway, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, tells FederalNewsRadio that he likes the ideas laid out in the presidential memo, but took issue with some statements made by President Obama when announcing the initiative.
WFED’s Max Cacas reports.
The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan took on the meaning of ”inherently governmental.”
An organization representing companies that sell to the federal government is worried about newly approved provisions of the Defense Appropriation Bills now pending in the House and Senate. The Professional Services Council is worried that the provisions could cause more harm than good to contractors, and in some cases, were approved without the benefit of rigorous debate on their potential to affect the contracting community.
As agencies try to hire hundreds of trained cybersecurity experts in the coming years, there are questions about whether that need can be met. Some observers wonder whether there really are enough cybersecurity workers.
Do top officials know exactly how many people work under top-secret titles and what they do? We’ll hear from the president of Professional Services Council.
The Pentagon’s primary purchasing agency is steeling itself for the possible impact of large-scale changes to its budget in the weeks and months ahead as DoD prepares the 2012 budget. The Defense Logistics Agency used a recent conference to inform the vendor community about its plans to save money.