Industry Matters

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...
Bringing innovative technologies into government

Bringing innovative technologies into government

INSA has announced the date of their 7th annual “Innovators Showcase”. The organization has sent out a call for abstracts,...
Impact of DoD’s sole-source cloud contract on industry

Impact of DoD’s sole-source cloud contract on industry

When the Department of Defense unveiled their plan to obtain a new cloud computing contract, the industry response was somewhat...
Section 809 panel released report to Congress

Section 809 panel released report to Congress

The Pentagon has been aiming to get contracts from companies that aren’t traditionally considered defense contractors, but according to a...
Talking to industry at the West 2018 conference

Talking to industry at the West 2018 conference

At West 2018, many different contractors showed off their latest technology. We spoke with some of those who made the...
General Dynamics to acquire CSRA for $6.8B

General Dynamics to acquire CSRA for $6.8B

Nick Wakeman, editor at Washington Technology, discusses the acquisition of the federal IT firm CSRA by General Dynamics, and what...
Impact of budget deal on government contractors

Impact of budget deal on government contractors

Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel at the Professional Services Council, sits down to discuss the impact that the...
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...