Procurement

Acquisition’s role in the Army modernization effort

Acquisition’s role in the Army modernization effort

Heidi Shyu — chairman of the board at Roboteam and former assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics, and...
IRS procurement shop wants industry to know long-term objectives

IRS procurement shop wants industry to know long-term objectives

Harrison Smith, deputy chief procurement officer at the IRS, discusses his agency’s new approach to industry outreach.
Eliminating of modifying reporting requirements

Eliminating of modifying reporting requirements

Chris Mihm, managing director for strategic issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses the effort to eliminate or modify reporting...
Opportunities for 8(a) set asides before September first

Opportunities for 8(a) set asides before September first

Opportunities for 8(a) set asides before September first Paul Murphy, senior data analyst at Bloomberg Government, discusses the coming expiration...
OMB releases DATA Act Pilot Program report

OMB releases DATA Act Pilot Program report

Dave Mader, civilian sector chief strategy officer at Deloitte and former controller at the Office of Management and Budget, discusses...
For many contractors, fourth quarter rush could be busiest ever

For many contractors, fourth quarter rush could be busiest ever

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, discusses how government contractors can prepare for a fourth-quarter rush.
DHS leaders discuss where FLASH went wrong (and right)

DHS leaders discuss where FLASH went wrong (and right)

Soraya Correa and Chip Fulgham, the chief procurement officer and acting undersecretary for management at the Department of Homeland Security,...
NASA SEWP seeks standard definition for authorized resellers

NASA SEWP seeks standard definition for authorized resellers

Joanne Woytek, program manager for NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP), discusses her office’s new tool — the Established Authorized...
How the OASIS management change could impact GSA’s customers

How the OASIS management change could impact GSA’s customers

Tom Sharpe and Kevin Youel Page, former commissioner and deputy commissioner of the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, discuss...
Defining what ‘Buy American, Hire American’ means for agencies

Defining what ‘Buy American, Hire American’ means for agencies

Katherine Hammack, former assistant secretary of the Army (for installations, energy, and environment), discusses the impact of ‘Buy American, Hire...
Studying the data around shared services

Studying the data around shared services

In October of 2015, the Office of Management and Budget chartered a new organization dubbed USSM — Unified Shared Services...
DoD’s approach to commercial technology adoption

DoD’s approach to commercial technology adoption

Former NASA administrator Sean O’Keefe and former deputy secretary of defense William Lynn detailed their recent study, “Future Foundry: How...
Concerns about federal procurement & politics

Concerns about federal procurement & politics

Nick Nayak, former chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security and president of Green Light Acquisition, addresses industry...
The realignment of TTS & GSA management controls

The realignment of TTS & GSA management controls

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, and Alan Chvotkin, executive Vice President and counsel at the Professional Services...
Leadership shakeup at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service

Leadership shakeup at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service

Jim Williams, partner at Schambach & Williams Consulting, LLC. and former commissioner of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, discusses the leadership...
BREAKING: Leadership shakeup at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service

BREAKING: Leadership shakeup at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service

The top two officials at the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service are leaving the agency. Government Matters has learned...
Government Matters (Full Show) – June 11, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – June 11, 2017

Exclusive: White House to announce phase one of management reform effort Linda Springer, senior advisor at the White House Office...
Mapping an approach to cyber procurement

Mapping an approach to cyber procurement

Chris Cummiskey, CEO of Cummiskey Strategic Solutions and former acting undersecretary at the Department of Homeland Security, discussed cyber procurement...
Congress reaches deal to fund government through September

Congress reaches deal to fund government through September

Sarah Ferris, budget & appropriations reporter at Politico and John T. Bennett White House correspondent for CQ Roll Call, discuss...
GAO report: Opportunities for improving acquisitions & operations

GAO report: Opportunities for improving acquisitions & operations

David Powner, director of I.T. issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses GAO’s report “Opportunities for Improving Acquisitions and Operations.”
GSA working with DHS to streamline cyber procurement

GSA working with DHS to streamline cyber procurement

The General Services Administration is looking to streamline the way agencies are buying cyber solutions. Now, they will have access...
GAO report on the Defense Acquisition Workforce Development Fund

GAO report on the Defense Acquisition Workforce Development Fund

According to the Government Accountability Office, a pot of money delivered by Congress to the Department of Defense — to...
Acquisition priorities for the Air Force

Acquisition priorities for the Air Force

The Air Force is working on a number of high-profile acquisitions right now. The F-35, KC-46 Tanker, T-X Trainer, and...
Will category management, shared services find favor in the Trump Administration?

Will category management, shared services find favor in the Trump Administration?

Nick Nayak, president of Green Light Acquisition and former chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security, discussed the...
An agency guide for ERM implementation

An agency guide for ERM implementation

Ann Ebberts, CEO at the Association of Government Accountants (AGA), and Denise Wu, principal at CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA), discussed how federal...
White House sends proposed budget levels to agencies

White House sends proposed budget levels to agencies

Dan Tangherlini, president of Seamless Docs Federal and former administrator of the General Services Administration, discusses the topline budget numbers...
Industry waits for political appointee positions to fill

Industry waits for political appointee positions to fill

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, discusses how the pace of political appointees moving into their roles at...
Trump’s plan to cut back government regulations

Trump’s plan to cut back government regulations

Susan Dudley, director of the Regulatory Studies Center at George Washington University, discusses the move by the Trump administration to...
Preparing for a possible rollback of contracting EO’s

Preparing for a possible rollback of contracting EO’s

Eric Crusius, counsel at Miles & Stockbridge, discusses several executive orders affecting the contracting community put in place by President...
GAO denies protests of massive Alliant 2 contract

GAO denies protests of massive Alliant 2 contract

Frank Konkel, senior technology editor for the Government Executive Media Group, discussed the Government Accountability Office’s decision to deny protests...
Impact of Trump administration on industry

Impact of Trump administration on industry

Nick Nayak, former chief procurement officer at Department of Homeland Security and president of Green Light Acquisition, discusses how the...
Innovation & procurement at DHS

Innovation & procurement at DHS

Ari Schuler, director for analytics integration at U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and Melissa Ho, managing director of DHS Silicon...
DHS’s chief procurement officer Sorya Correa (Part 2)

DHS’s chief procurement officer Sorya Correa (Part 2)

Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security, discussed new procurement efforts at DHS, agile acquisition, the...
DHS’s chief procurement officer Sorya Correa (Part 1)

DHS’s chief procurement officer Sorya Correa (Part 1)

Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security, discussed new procurement efforts at DHS, agile acquisition, the...
GAO releases bid protest annual report

GAO releases bid protest annual report

Ralph White, managing associate general counsel for procurement law at the Government Accountability Office, discusses why bid protests by government...
Acquisition & Better Communication

Acquisition & Better Communication

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, discusses the potential of acquisition reform.