Procurement

DHS looks to transfer IT services to government-wide contracts

DHS looks to transfer IT services to government-wide contracts

Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security, details the EAGLE Next Generation portfolio, and how they...
Standout details within the new White House budget request

Standout details within the new White House budget request

Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel at the Professional Services Council, gives his initial analysis of the FY20 budget...
DHS plans to move IT services to governmentwide contracts

DHS plans to move IT services to governmentwide contracts

Katell Thielemann, research vice president at Gartner, details why the Department of Homeland Security is moving to GWACs for their...
Section 809 Report: Recommendations for acquisition workforce

Section 809 Report: Recommendations for acquisition workforce

Section 809 Panel Commissioner Lt. Gen. Ross Thompson (USA Ret.) discusses workforce recommendations for the Department of Defense, and why...
Commercial online marketplaces’ benefits to federal procurement

Commercial online marketplaces’ benefits to federal procurement

Robert Burton, partner at Crowell & Moring, discusses takeaways from comments on the GSA e-commerce initiative, and why he believes...
GSA strikes virtual computing deal with Dell EMC

GSA strikes virtual computing deal with Dell EMC

Steve Cooper, former chief information officer at the Department of Commerce, discuss the new Dell EMC contract at GSA, and...
Suggested first priorities for new OFPP administrator once confirmed

Suggested first priorities for new OFPP administrator once confirmed

Former Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrators Angela Styles and Joe Jordan discuss the nomination of Michael Wooten to the...
How DoD is using new authorities to cut costs, streamline operations

How DoD is using new authorities to cut costs, streamline operations

Frank Kendall, former Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics and executive in residence at Renaissance Strategic Advisors,...
Recommendations for correcting issues with DoD’s “use it or lose it”

Recommendations for correcting issues with DoD’s “use it or lose it”

Allan Burman, commissioner at the Section 809 Panel, discusses fixing use it or lose it at the Department of Defense,...
Shutdown’s impact on GSA’s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract

Shutdown’s impact on GSA’s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract

Gary Wall, former Networx program manager at the Department of Health and Human Services and CEO of the Coastal Communications...
DHS pushes to pause contracting deadlines until government opens

DHS pushes to pause contracting deadlines until government opens

Chris Cummiskey, former acting Homeland Security undersecretary and CEO of Cummiskey Strategic Solutions, outlines why DHS is holding contract deadlines...
Partial government shutdown causing White House and agency setbacks

Partial government shutdown causing White House and agency setbacks

Ray Bjorklund, president of BirchGrove Consulting, discusses how cross-agency programs are being impacted by the shutdown, and what the funding...
Government contracting companies feeling pressure during shutdown

Government contracting companies feeling pressure during shutdown

John Shoraka, managing director of GovContractPros, outlines how acquisition officers are reacting to the partial shutdown, and what might happen...
HHS obtains first blockchain ATO in federal government

HHS obtains first blockchain ATO in federal government

Jose Arrieta, associate deputy assistant secretary of acquisition at HHS, Oki Mek, chief product officer at the Division of Acquisition...
GSA extends EIS deadline to 2023

GSA extends EIS deadline to 2023

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, discusses what the extension of the government’s telecom selection means for agencies...
DHS looks to streamline procurement process through innovation lab

DHS looks to streamline procurement process through innovation lab

Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security, discusses the agency’s Procurement Innovation Lab, and how they...
How government & industry can partner for innovations

How government & industry can partner for innovations

Precious Patch, junior proposal manager at CollabraLink Technologies, and Polly Hall, strategy lead at the Department of Homeland Security Procurement...
DoD examining L3 & Harris merger’s impact on competitive landscape

DoD examining L3 & Harris merger’s impact on competitive landscape

John Song, managing director at Baird, details the $33 billion merger of two defense contractors and why we should expect...
Agencies kick off new fiscal year with appropriated money

Agencies kick off new fiscal year with appropriated money

Government Matters talks with former Department of Labor CFO Jim Taylor and Former Office of Personnel Management CFO Clarence Crawford...
GAO report looks at SBA procurement scorecard

GAO report looks at SBA procurement scorecard

Bill Shear, Director of Financial Markets & Community Investment Issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses issues with the Small...
Agencies rush to spend as end of FY18 nears

Agencies rush to spend as end of FY18 nears

Frank Konkel, executive editor of Nextgov, discusses the huge amounts of money moving out of the federal government as the...
NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement role in acquisition

NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement role in acquisition

Joanne Woytek, program manager of the Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement GWAC at NASA, details how the end-of-year spending rush impacts...
4th quarter spending rush by the numbers

4th quarter spending rush by the numbers

Daniel Snyder, deputy director of Government Contracts Research at Bloomberg Government, gives a data-based look at how the next five...
NITAAC readies for end of fiscal year

NITAAC readies for end of fiscal year

Bridget Gauer, Director of the NIH Information Technology Acquisition & Assessment Center, discusses what the end of the fiscal year...