Industry Matters

SBA initiative aimed at women-owned businesses in federal marketplace

SBA initiative aimed at women-owned businesses in federal marketplace

Antonio Doss, district director of the Small Business Administration Washington Metropolitan Area District Office, and Ann Sullivan, chief advocate at...
Industry concerns over new security clearance organization

Industry concerns over new security clearance organization

David Berteau, president & CEO of the Professional Services Council, details how the government is moving background checks to the...
Impact of the Cloud Smart Strategy on industry

Impact of the Cloud Smart Strategy on industry

George Young, vice president of public sector at Elastic, and Paul Wilkinson, executive vice president of the 1901 Group, discuss...
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...
Defense industrial bases’ perspective on Other Transaction Authority

Defense industrial bases’ perspective on Other Transaction Authority

Robert Tuohy, chief operating officer of Advanced Technology International, gives an industry-based view on the growing use of Other Transaction...
DoD considers adding new cybersecurity measurements for industry

DoD considers adding new cybersecurity measurements for industry

Stan Soloway, president and CEO of Celero Strategies, discusses the Department of Defense possibly judging industry members on cybersecurity practices...
Cloud use evolution in the federal marketplace

Cloud use evolution in the federal marketplace

Microsoft President of U.S. Regulated Industries, Toni Townes Whitley breaks down the future of government cloud computing applications.
DHS aims to boost relationships with government contractors

DHS aims to boost relationships with government contractors

Carla Thomas, industry liaison at the Department of Homeland Security, discusses why the department wants to cultivate relationships with their...
Industry presents cutting-edge tech at AUSA 2018

Industry presents cutting-edge tech at AUSA 2018

The defense industrial base came to the Association of the U.S. Army’s annual meeting in full force. Government Matters’ Charis...
Pentagon releases Defense Industrial Base report

Pentagon releases Defense Industrial Base report

Gen. Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle (USAF, Ret.), president of the National Defense Industrial Association, details the latest Defense Department report on...
Government contractors enter protest season

Government contractors enter protest season

Eric Crusius, partner at Holland & Knight, discusses the bid protests that come after the year-end spending spree, and why...
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...
Provisions in the FY19 NDAA impacting government contractors

Provisions in the FY19 NDAA impacting government contractors

Eric Crusius, partner at Holland & Knight, details important provisions in the NDAA that contractors should know about, and why...
Government agencies & contractors prepare for fiscal year end

Government agencies & contractors prepare for fiscal year end

On the contracting side of things, industry is also bracing for the Q4 spending rush. Government Matters assembled a panel...
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...