Industry Matters

GSA kicks off e-commerce portal effort

GSA kicks off e-commerce portal effort

Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, discusses the industry day held by the General Services Administration to...
RAND study: Bid protests don’t delay DoD procurement process

RAND study: Bid protests don’t delay DoD procurement process

Eric Crusius, partner at Holland & Knight, discusses the recent report by the RAND Corporation, about the prevalence and impact...
CSIS: As many as 17K companies have left the defense business

CSIS: As many as 17K companies have left the defense business

Bill Greenwalt, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, discusses the health of the defense industrial base and the role acquisition...
Impact of continuing resolution on defense contractors

Impact of continuing resolution on defense contractors

Robert Levinson, senior defense analyst at Bloomberg Government, discusses the residual impact of the latest continuing resolution on the defense...
Impact of GSA leadership shuffle on industry

Impact of GSA leadership shuffle on industry

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, discusses the impact of a new administrator at the General Services Administration...
The NDAA and Contractors

The NDAA and Contractors

Eric Crusius, senior counsel at Holland & Knight, discusses how a provision in the National Defense Authorization Act about bid...
Potential for commercial item acquisition in federal markets

Potential for commercial item acquisition in federal markets

Robert Burton, a partner in Crowell & Moring’s Government Contracts Group, discusses the potential for commercial item acquisition in the...
GSA IT Category office’s FY18 priorities

GSA IT Category office’s FY18 priorities

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, discusses the highlights from the General Services Administration’s priorities for its IT...
Small changes with potentially big effects on procurement

Small changes with potentially big effects on procurement

Kymm McCabe, technology principal at Deloitte, discusses what small changes could have a big impact on federal procurement.
Judge dismisses OPM data breach lawsuits, union appeals

Judge dismisses OPM data breach lawsuits, union appeals

Eric Crusius, senior counsel at Holland & Knight, discusses the decision by a U.S. District Judge to dismiss the case...
Using social media to boost acquisition efforts

Using social media to boost acquisition efforts

Nick Nayak, former chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security and president of Green Light Acquisition, discusses how...
Budget uncertainty takes its toll on federal IT

Budget uncertainty takes its toll on federal IT

Deniece Peterson, director of federal market analysis at Deltek, discusses the impact of this fiscal year’s fourth-quarter spending on federal...
Agile decision-making could help military predict the future

Agile decision-making could help military predict the future

Kathryn McNabb Cochran and Coast Guard Cmdr. Gregory Tozzi, from the Center for a New American Security, discuss their recent...
Role of industry in agencies’ compliance with cyber EO

Role of industry in agencies’ compliance with cyber EO

Davis Johnson, vice president & head of U.S. Public Sector at Riverbed Technology, and Tim Solms, senior VP & GM...
Themes from the National Contract Management Assoc. Conference

Themes from the National Contract Management Assoc. Conference

Kymm McCabe, technology principal at Deloitte, discusses takeaways from the National Contract Management Association Conference and how leadership vacancies in...
Major acquisition reforms in FY18 defense authorization bill

Major acquisition reforms in FY18 defense authorization bill

Eric Crusius, senior counsel at Holland & Knight, discusses the major acquisition changes proposed in the House’s version of the...
Top government procurement positions still vacant

Top government procurement positions still vacant

Sam Skolnik, senior reporter for Bloomberg BNA, discusses growing concern among industry leaders over vacant procurement positions in the Trump...
Making the most of Q4 spending

Making the most of Q4 spending

Carey Webster, director of federal information services at Deltek, discusses how industry and government can capitalize on the fourth-quarter spending...
10 Steps to Creating High-Scoring Proposals

10 Steps to Creating High-Scoring Proposals

Robert Lohfeld, CEO at Lohfeld Consulting Group, discusses his new book “10 Steps to Creating High-Scoring Proposals” and how companies...
Improving federal IT through acquisition

Improving federal IT through acquisition

Angela Styles, chair at Crowell & Moring, discusses how the contracting community can help the federal government improve federal IT.
Industry weighs in on IT priorities during White House ‘Tech Week’

Industry weighs in on IT priorities during White House ‘Tech Week’

The Trump Administration called this past week “Tech Week.” Monday featured a meeting of the American Technology Council with leaders...
Shared Services & lessons from the private sector

Shared Services & lessons from the private sector

Bryan Jester, senior vice president of financial management solutions at CACI and Cindy Gallagher, senior vice president of global business...
DHS analyzes failure of $1.5B FLASH contract

DHS analyzes failure of $1.5B FLASH contract

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, discusses the Homeland Security Department’s $1.5B FLASH contract – what went wrong,...
Industry’s role in agency reorganization effort

Industry’s role in agency reorganization effort

Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel at the Professional Services Council, discusses the role industry can play as agencies...