Industry Matters

SBA’s HUBZone connects companies to communities

SBA’s HUBZone connects companies to communities

Neil McDonnell, founder of the HUBZone Chamber of Commerce, discusses the $13 billion HUBZone contracting program, and the success his...
DoD’s long-awaited JEDI cloud proposal is released

DoD’s long-awaited JEDI cloud proposal is released

Dave Mihelcic, former Defense Information Systems Agency CTO and federal chief technology & strategy officer at Juniper Networks, discusses the...
Spike in False Claims Act activity in the federal marketplace

Spike in False Claims Act activity in the federal marketplace

Paul Debolt, co-chair of the Government Contracts Group at Venable LLP, discusses how the Trump administration’s efforts to eliminate waste...
GSA streamlines General Schedules to allow ancillary purchases

GSA streamlines General Schedules to allow ancillary purchases

Mark Lee, assistant commissioner of the FAS Office of Policy & Compliance at GSA, discusses the agency’s schedule changes and...
Impact of FY19 NDAA negotiations on government contractors

Impact of FY19 NDAA negotiations on government contractors

Eric Crusius, partner at Holland & Knight, discusses some provisions in the 2019 NDAA that could affect how defense contractors...
How federal agencies should approach data literacy

How federal agencies should approach data literacy

Andrew Churchill, vice president of Federal at Qlik and Neal Smith, VP of the Digital Service Innovation Center at Salient...
Changes for government contracting in “Lucia v. SEC”

Changes for government contracting in “Lucia v. SEC”

Eric Crusius, partner at Holland & Knight, details how a recent Supreme Court decision could have major implications for federal...
CACI president gives overview of federal marketplace

CACI president gives overview of federal marketplace

Ken Asbury, president & CEO of CACI, discusses the firm’s outlook on contracting for both civilian and military agencies and...
AWS’ Carlson offers her view of federal cloud marketplace

AWS’ Carlson offers her view of federal cloud marketplace

Teresa Carlson, Vice President of Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services, details her outlook on cloud services in the government,...
Engility CEO offers overview of federal marketplace

Engility CEO offers overview of federal marketplace

Lynn Dugle, President and CEO of Engility, discusses how the 2018 appropriations rush has affected the way her company does...
Alliant 2 unrestricted contract takes effect July 1

Alliant 2 unrestricted contract takes effect July 1

Larry Allen, President of Allen Federal Business Partners, discusses the implementation of the Alliant 2 GSA contract and the types...
GAO launches electronic filing system for bid protests

GAO launches electronic filing system for bid protests

Eric Crusius, partner at Holland & Knight, discusses the new way to file bid protests with the Government Accountability Office,...
Impact of Q4 spending rush on small businesses

Impact of Q4 spending rush on small businesses

Carey Webster, director of Federal Information Services at Deltek, discusses the effect that the appropriations spending rush will have on...
Service to America medal finalist lays out plans for oil & gas industries

Service to America medal finalist lays out plans for oil & gas industries

Barbara Kutchko, senior research scientist at the National Energy Technology Laboratory, details her development of guidelines for the use of...
Acquisition innovation & federal agencies

Acquisition innovation & federal agencies

Melissa Jezior, CEO at Eagle Hill Consulting and Scott Caldwell, President of WB Dynamics, discuss acquisition innovation in the federal...
Amazon in spotlight as Pentagon’s cloud contract approaches

Amazon in spotlight as Pentagon’s cloud contract approaches

Angela Styles, partner at Bracewell LLP, discusses the competition for Defense Department cloud contracts, and how Amazon has been faring...
State of the government contracting market

State of the government contracting market

Brad Antle, CEO of Salient CRGT, joins the program to discuss the relationship between industry and government, and how increased...
The future of U.S. strategy in the Arctic

The future of U.S. strategy in the Arctic

Government Matters takes a closer look at U.S. Arctic policy, and how agencies and industry are working together on building...
Trump administration’s relationship with industry

Trump administration’s relationship with industry

David Berteau, president & CEO of the Professional Services Council, discusses the relationship between the White House and private industry,...
Industry responds to GSA e-Commerce portal

Industry responds to GSA e-Commerce portal

Eric Crusius, partner at Holland & Knight, discusses the General Services Administration’s e-Commerce plan, and how industry would like a...
NextGov: CSRA rebuffs offer from CACI

NextGov: CSRA rebuffs offer from CACI

John Song, managing director at Baird, discusses CACI’s failed bid to purchase federal I.T. firm CSRA, and what this means...
Impact of budget uncertainty on government contractors

Impact of budget uncertainty on government contractors

While the 2019 fiscal year budget request provides a lot of money to defense and I.T. services, civilian agencies seem...
Impact of Section 809 panel findings on defense contractors

Impact of Section 809 panel findings on defense contractors

The Section 809 panel report recently sent to Congress suggested some major changes to the way the Defense Department is...
White House budget cuts funding of government R&D

White House budget cuts funding of government R&D

In everywhere except defense, the White House’s budget request has slashed funding for government R&D. Reggie Brothers, former undersecretary for...