Industry Matters

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...
Defense contractors plan for modest growth, not big buildup

Defense contractors plan for modest growth, not big buildup

Marjorie Censer, editor at Inside Defense, and Tony Bertuca, chief editor at Inside the Pentagon, discuss how the defense industrial...
Digital transformation at agencies enabled by cloud, big data technology

Digital transformation at agencies enabled by cloud, big data technology

Susie Adams, chief technology officer at Microsoft Federal, discussed the digital transformation at federal agencies and how cloud technology can...
Federal IT market transitions to a data-first approach

Federal IT market transitions to a data-first approach

In the wake of sequestration, spending on federal IT is poised for a rebound — especially on the civilian side...
Impact of cybersecurity executive order on industry

Impact of cybersecurity executive order on industry

Eric Crusius, senior counsel at Holland & Knight, discusses the impact the White House’s cybersecurity executive order will have on...