Industry Matters

Industry prepares for passage of MGT Act in Congress

Industry prepares for passage of MGT Act in Congress

Jeremy Wilcox, managing director of federal public sector at ClearEdge Partners, discusses the potential impact the Modernizing Government Technology Act...
President Trump’s first 100 days & the contracting community

President Trump’s first 100 days & the contracting community

Kevin Plexico, vice president of Deltek, breaks down the most significant trends and themes emerging in this year’s budget and...
Government reorganization effort has important implications for vendors

Government reorganization effort has important implications for vendors

Gartner research director Katell Thielemann explained how President Trump’s agency reorganization executive order could impact the contracting community.
Industry prepares for cybersecurity & IT modernization executive orders

Industry prepares for cybersecurity & IT modernization executive orders

Steve Sarnecki, vice president of public sector and federal at OSIsoft and John Wood, CEO of Telos, discuss the impact...
U.S. Coast Guard acquisition priorities for 2017

U.S. Coast Guard acquisition priorities for 2017

Rear Admiral Joseph Vojvodich, chief acquisition officer of the U.S. Coast Guard, discusses the relationship between industry and the Coast...
VA reduces administrative burden on veteran-owned small businesses

VA reduces administrative burden on veteran-owned small businesses

Wayne Simpson, a consultant at Centre Law & Consulting, discusses the federal government’s effort to make it easier for veteran-owned small...
GAO report: Opportunities for improving acquisitions & operations

GAO report: Opportunities for improving acquisitions & operations

David Powner, director of I.T. issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses GAO’s report “Opportunities for Improving Acquisitions and Operations.”
Industry’s role in White House Office of American Innovation

Industry’s role in White House Office of American Innovation

Anne Altman, vice chair at the Northern Virginia Tech Council, discussed the advice industry can offer to the new Office...
Defense industrial base preps for budget outcomes

Defense industrial base preps for budget outcomes

David Berteau, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, discusses how the defense industrial base should prepare for budget decisions...
Challenges facing agencies transitioning to the cloud

Challenges facing agencies transitioning to the cloud

Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware, discussed the challenges for agencies as they move applications and data...
GSA schedule contracts add paid sick leave

GSA schedule contracts add paid sick leave

Eric Crusius, senior counsel at Holland & Knight, discusses changes to GSA schedule contracts and the 2017 NDAA’s limits to...
Modernizing federal legacy I.T.

Modernizing federal legacy I.T.

Sonny Hashmi, managing director of global government at Box and former CIO at the General Services Administration, discusses why the...
Impact of FY18 budget on industry

Impact of FY18 budget on industry

Kevin Plexico, vice president at Deltek, discusses how the budget will impact industry.
Securing the Internet of things

Securing the Internet of things

Darron Makrokanis, vice president of federal at Tenable, discusses the security challenges presented by the Internet of things, and how...
Using open data as a decision-making tool

Using open data as a decision-making tool

Capgemini principal John Cattaneo and Qlik vice president of federal Monica McEwen discussed how the Trump administration could use open data...
Key positions in administration still need nominees

Key positions in administration still need nominees

Angela Styles, chair at Crowell & Moring and former administrator of Federal Procurement Policy at the Office of Management and Budget,...
Impact of budget uncertainty on industry

Impact of budget uncertainty on industry

Larry Prior, CEO and president at CSRA, discusses how industry is navigating budget uncertainty in the federal government.
Impact of federal hiring freeze on industry

Impact of federal hiring freeze on industry

David Berteau, president and CEO of Professional Services Council, discusses the impact of the federal hiring freeze on contractors.
Anser acquires Advanced Technology International

Anser acquires Advanced Technology International

Carmen Spencer, President and CEO of Anser, discusses the acquisition of Advanced Technology International by Anser, and it’s impact on...
Preparing for a possible rollback of contracting EO’s

Preparing for a possible rollback of contracting EO’s

Eric Crusius, counsel at Miles & Stockbridge, discusses several executive orders affecting the contracting community put in place by President...
Congress considers flurry of federal management bills

Congress considers flurry of federal management bills

Robert Shea, a principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discussed the flurry of activity in Congress around management and workforce...
Industry roundtable

Industry roundtable

Federal I.T., industry and a presidential transition Steve Bennett, director for the global government practice at SAS, Chris Townsend, vice...
Impact of Trump administration on government contracting

Impact of Trump administration on government contracting

Kevin Plexico, vice president of Deltek, discusses the impact of President-Elect Trump’s campaign promises on the federal contracting community.
Improving the communication between vendors and government

Improving the communication between vendors and government

Teresa Carlson, vice president of worldwide public sector at Amazon Web Services, discussed the communication between vendors and the federal...