Industry Matters

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GAO: VA procurement policies are outdated

GAO: VA procurement policies are outdated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┬áTeresa 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...
GAIN 2016 Highlights

GAIN 2016 Highlights

Government Matters was a proud sponsor of Government Marketing University’s first GAIN conference which was a 2 day conference helping...
The rise of bid protests

The rise of bid protests

Anne Altman, vice chair at the Northern Virginia Technology Council and former General Manager of IBM U.S. Federal, discusses the...
DISA issues revised ENCORE III contract

DISA issues revised ENCORE III contract

Washington Technology editor-in-chief Nick Wakeman discussed the revised ‘request for proposals’ for ENCORE III — the Defense Information Systems Agency’s...
Acquisition planning at the Energy Department

Acquisition planning at the Energy Department

David Trimble, Director of Natural Resources and Environment Issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses his latest report on management and...
Sponsored: Industry Insights: Audit Deficiencies

Sponsored: Industry Insights: Audit Deficiencies

CohnReznick Partner, Government Contracting Industry Practice Leader Christine Williamson discusses the importance of catching audit deficiencies
Contractors deal with fiscal year deadline

Contractors deal with fiscal year deadline

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, discusses how contractors are dealing with the end of the fiscal year...
Changes to contractor regulations

Changes to contractor regulations

Eric Crusius, counsel at Miles & Stockbridge P.C., discusses the final guidance on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order.
Impact of data center consolidation on contractors

Impact of data center consolidation on contractors

Mike Tanner, CEO of Hitachi Data Systems Federal Corporation, discusses the impact of data center optimization on the contractor community.
Spike in bid protests

Spike in bid protests

Sharon Steele, chair of the government contracts practice group at General Counsel, P.C., discusses the latest Deltek report which found...
Leidos finalizes Lockheed Martin’s IT services merger

Leidos finalizes Lockheed Martin’s IT services merger

Inside Defense editors Marjorie Censer and Tony Bertuca discussed the merger between Leidos and Lockheed Martin’s IT services businesses, plus...
GAO upholds ENCORE III protests

GAO upholds ENCORE III protests

Professional Services Council executive vice president Alan Chvotkin discussed the successful protest effort against ENCORE III — a $17.5 billion...
GSA releases new RFP for Alliant 2

GSA releases new RFP for Alliant 2

Mary Davie, IT Category Manager for OPM, discuss GSA’s release of RFPs for Alliant 2 and the future of category...
What makes a good (or bad) RFP?

What makes a good (or bad) RFP?

VisibleThread CEO Fergal McGovern discussed the impact of poorly written documents on the federal procurement process.
Improving records management in government

Improving records management in government

Francis speaks with Michael Lewis, VP & General Manager at Iron Mountain Government Services about the challenges and opportunities in...
Suspensions and debarments down in fiscal year 2015

Suspensions and debarments down in fiscal year 2015

Tom Marcinko, consultant for Aronson’s government contract services group, discussed federal agencies’ record for suspensions and debarments in fiscal year...
Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. v. United States

Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. v. United States

Sharon Steele (General Counsel, P.C.), chair of the Government Contracts Practice Group, explains why veteran-owned small businesses that sell to...