Industry Matters

Boeing moving defense headquarters to D.C.

Boeing moving defense headquarters to D.C.

Marcus Weisgerber, global business editor for Defense One, discussed Boeing’s decision to relocate its defense headquarters from Saint Louis to...
Industry outlook for 2017

Industry outlook for 2017

Michele Bolos, founder and CEO of NT Concepts, discusses the impact of presidential transition and a new administration on the...
Navigating the Digital Future

Navigating the Digital Future

Here is Tom Simmons, Vice President at Citrix US Public Sector. New Report: Strategies for Government to Navigate the Digital Future It’s no longer...
IT priorities for Trump transition

IT priorities for Trump transition

Jerad Speigel, CEO at Phase One, discusses how industry can help shape I.T. policy in the Trump administration.
Impact of uncertainty on the defense industry

Impact of uncertainty on the defense industry

Robert Kipps, managing director at Kipps-DeSanto, discussed the impact of uncertainty on the defense industry.
Future of the Modernizing Government Technology Act of 2016

Future of the Modernizing Government Technology Act of 2016

Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel at the Professional Services Council, discusses the future of the Modernizing Government Technology Act...
Improving Acquisition with “Making It Easier” Initiative

Improving Acquisition with “Making It Easier” Initiative

Judith Zawatsky, Multiple Award Schedules Transformation Program Manager at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, discusses the Making It Easier campaign.
Strategic sourcing: Are agencies leaving money on the table?

Strategic sourcing: Are agencies leaving money on the table?

Tim DiNapoli, director of acquisition and sourcing management at the Government Accountability Office, explained how federal agencies are leaving a...
Contractors’ relationship with the agency ‘C’ suite

Contractors’ relationship with the agency ‘C’ suite

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, discusses why he thinks the proliferation of C-level positions in government, impacts...
Procurement Principles at VA

Procurement Principles at VA

The Government Accountability Office, the inspector general, Congress, and agency leadership made procurement reform a top priority after cost explosions...
Compliance challenges facing industry

Compliance challenges facing industry

Supply chain management represents one of the most significant challenges to federal cybersecurity. Much of that burden falls on industry...
Industry and the MGT Act

Industry and the MGT Act

Trey Hodgkins, senior vice president at the Information Technology Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS), discussed the IT to-do list for...
Industry preparations for a new administration

Industry preparations for a new administration

Bryan Sivak, entrepreneur-in-residence at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and former chief technology officer at the Department of Health and...
Industry takeaways from DIUx’s success

Industry takeaways from DIUx’s success

Northern Virginia Technology Council vice chair Anne Altman discussed how industry views the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx).
Connecting large defense companies with start-ups

Connecting large defense companies with start-ups

Marjorie Censer, defense business editor at Inside Defense, discusses the connection between start-up companies and the traditional defense industrial base.
Evolving role of contract managers

Evolving role of contract managers

Michael Fischetti, executive director of the National Contract Management Association, discusses the changing role of contract managers.
The impact of workforce and budget cuts on the shipbuilding industry

The impact of workforce and budget cuts on the shipbuilding industry

Todd Harrison, director of defense budget analysis at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discusses the impact of workforce...
Industry goals for the next administration

Industry goals for the next administration

David Berteau, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, discussed industry’s goals for the next administration.
Industry ‘alarmed’ by Fair Pay and Safe Workplace rules

Industry ‘alarmed’ by Fair Pay and Safe Workplace rules

Celero Strategies CEO Stan Soloway, former deputy undersecretary of defense acquisition reform, discussed industry’s concerns about the Fair Pay and...
Who could be next after Oracle’s exit from the GSA schedules program

Who could be next after Oracle’s exit from the GSA schedules program

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, offered insight and analysis on Oracle’s exit from the General Services Administration’s...
Contractor’s and new sick leave requirements

Contractor’s and new sick leave requirements

Miles & Stockbridge counsel Eric Crusius discussed how contractors can prepare for new sick leave requirements recently announced by the...
GAO: VA procurement policies are outdated

GAO: VA procurement policies are outdated

Michele Mackin, director of acquisition and sourcing management at the Government Accountability Office, discussed her study of the maze of...
What to expect from ACT-IAC’s ELC 2016

What to expect from ACT-IAC’s ELC 2016

David Bray, CIO at the Federal Communications Commission and government co-chair for ACT-IAC’s Executive Leadership Conference, and Teresa Bozzelli, managing director...
Pricing issues with GSA’s schedules program

Pricing issues with GSA’s schedules program

Angela Styles, chair at Crowell & Moring and former Administrator of Federal Procurement Policy, discusses an Inspector Generals report of...